As SLPs, we sometimes have students that are not motivated to attend speech therapy, so what do we do? This session will address ideas to motivate the unmotivated, and what to do if motivation cannot be found. What factors do we consider related to dismissal from services, and how do we ethically handle this dilemma?
Course created on May 31, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to describe several ideas to motivate students to attend speech therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to list factors to review when considering dismissal from speech services for an unmotivated student.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to discuss dismissal with the student and parent, when dismissal is being considered due to motivational issues.
|5-20 Minutes||How to motivate the unmotivated|
|20-35 Minutes||Factors to review when considering dismissal from services|
|35-55 Minutes||How to successfully discuss dismissal with students and families when therapy is not producing progress|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Marva Mount, MA, CCC-SLP
Marva Mount, M. A., CCC-SLP has worked in a
variety of settings in her 30+ year career, with school-based services being where the majority of her
years have been spent as a speech pathologist, administrator, and consultant. Marva has presented at
the state and national level on a variety of school-based issues. Marva is a chapter author/contributor to
the Fourth Edition of Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology as well as a
contributing author to ASHA Special Interest Group 16 Perspectives. Her latest article, entitled Facilitating
Cohesive Service Delivery Through Collaboration appeared in the March 2014 issue. Marva received the
Texas Speech-Language and Hearing Association Hall of Fame Award at the recent state convention on
March 2, 2018. The Hall of Fame Award is given to an individual that has demonstrated an exemplary
commitment and contribution in serving those with communication disorders.
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