Collaborative service delivery can often lead to communicating in difficult situations for many speech-language pathologists. Whether the SLP is communicating with colleagues or families, emotionally charged situations can lead to communication breakdown. This course provides a rationale and strengths-based strategies for communicating more effectively.
Course created on January 13, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to identify two key issues that impact emotionally-charged situations.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify two strength-based strategies for communicating more effectively.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two motivational interviewing strategies for communicating in difficult situations.
|5-25 Minutes||Key issues impacting conversation|
|25-50 Minutes||Strength-based approach|
|50-80 Minutes||Motivational interviewing|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Kelli Marshall is a speech-language pathologist and the co-owner of Blue Sparrow and Today’s Therapy Solutions, an Oklahoma-based pediatric therapy company. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Kelli obtained her bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders in 2001 and she completed her master’s degree in speech-language pathology in 2003. After obtaining her degrees, Kelli worked in several different settings including hospitals, schools, outpatient clinics, and university settings.
She spends her days providing in-home therapy to children with developmental disabilities, conducting trainings and consultations for schools, parents, and health care professionals, and managing her businesses. Kelli’s areas of intervention expertise include developing functional communication systems, augmentative-alternative communication devices, social skill development, and home programming. Kelli enjoys creating processes to help businesses function more efficiently and assisting therapists in more effective documentation.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
0.15 ASHA CEUs
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 1.5 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.
California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.
Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.