Using a case study format, this course describes how to develop interdisciplinary assessment and treatment plans for children preschool-age through young adults with executive functioning difficulties. The evidence-based strategies that are presented focus on integrating information from speech-language pathology, psychology, and special education professions.
Course created on November 13, 2023
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of interdisciplinary teams for assessing and treating executive functioning in children preschool-aged through young adulthood.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least three interdisciplinary assessment strategies to utilize when examining the executive functioning abilities of children preschool-aged through young adulthood.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least three interdisciplinary intervention strategies to utilize when examining the executive functioning abilities of children preschool-aged through young adulthood.
|5-15 Minutes||Importance of interdisciplinary teams|
|15-25 Minutes||Defining assessment practice for executive functioning|
|25-45 Minutes||Case studies - assessment of executive functioning|
|45-55 Minutes||Defining treatment practices for executive functioning|
|55-80 Minutes||Case studies - treatment of executive functioning|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dr. Katrina Fulcher-Rood, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL is the founder, lead content creator, and head speech-language pathologist at The Big Picture SLP. In this role, she develops high-quality continuing education content for speech-language pathologists to translate research evidence into daily clinical practice. Additionally, she runs a private practice focusing on clinical practice research. Her scholarly work focuses on implementation science and the diagnostic decision-making practices of school-based SLPs.
Dr. Pamela Schuetze is a developmental psychologist in the department of psychology at SUNY Buffalo State and the coordinator of the Child Advocacy Studies Training (CAST) program. She regularly teaches courses on child development, maltreatment and advocacy. She has published extensively on the role of early risk for child outcomes, regularly presents at regional, national and international conferences, and has been recognized for both her teaching and scholarship with the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creativity and the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Dr. Kathy Doody is a professor at SUNY Buffalo State’s Exceptional Education department, preparing candidates to become special education teachers. Her area of interest is autism spectrum disorder, including how individuals on the spectrum communicate, behave, think, and learn. Dr. Doody previously worked as a special education teacher for nearly 15 years teaching individuals on the autism spectrum. She currently implements several community-based grants intended to create recreational activities that are accessible for individuals on the spectrum and their families. She has two children: a daughter with typical development and a son on the autism spectrum.
Pamela Schuetze - Financial: Pamela Schuetze was paid an honorarium for this presentation. Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Kathy Doody - Financial: Kathy Doody was paid an honorarium for this presentation. Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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