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EBP for Working with Adults Who Stutter: Four clinical profiles

Course: #6694 Level: Advanced1 Hour 61 Reviews

Evidence-based practice (EBP), including the most current research, is used to identify and describe four challenging clinical profiles of adult clients who stutter: (1) Adults who stutter (AWS) and have had little to no therapy prior to the time they seek you out; (2) AWS who are bilingual; (3) AWS who show signs of covert stuttering; (4) AWS looking for augmentative aids or alternatives to speech therapy (medications, SpeechEasy, support groups, etc).

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the philosophy of, and techniques belonging to the Fluency Shaping, Stuttering Modification, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy approaches.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe appropriate responses to counseling challenges coming from adult clients who stutter, especially those who have had little to no therapy prior to the time they seek you out.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list and provide rationale for assessments and basic treatment ideas for adult clients who stutter and are bilingual.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the challenges and strategies to use with clients who report stuttering, but present with "covert stuttering" (i.e., avoidance to the point of showing little if any surface-level stuttering).
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the benefits and drawbacks to medications, technological devices, support groups, and intensive treatment programs, when viewed as alternatives to or as adjuncts to the behavioral speech therapy treatment that you plan to provide for an adult client who stutters.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction to adults who stutter and the fluency shaping, stuttering modification, cognitive behavior therapy approaches
5-15 Minutes The Adult client Who Stutters (AWS) with little to no prior therapy
15-25 Minutes The Bilingual AWS
25-35 Minutes The AWS who presents with covert stuttering
35-45 Minutes The AWS looking for alternative or adjunct treatments to your SLP Tx
45-55 Minutes Fluency Shaping, Stuttering Modification, and Cognitive Behavior
55-60 Minutes Conclusion, Q&A

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