This course will stress why adults and children with communication problems and their families need to be involved in treatment planning. Three primary counseling functions will be addressed: listening, explaining and demonstrating. Extensions to other health care professionals will also be discussed.
Course created on July 14, 2014
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the rationale for family and client involvement in their own treatment.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 aspects of how family and client involvement can be maximized.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain why family counseling only in the presence of the patient is considered billable to Medicare in a skilled nursing facility.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction and Overview|
|10-50 Minutes||Rationale and explanation of how the three counseling principles are used in treatment|
|50-55 Minutes||Evidence-based research|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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Audrey Holland, Ph.D.
Audrey L. Holland is the author or co-author of over 150 scientific articles relating to treatment, research and counseling in aphasia and child language disorders. She is a frequent presenter at scientific meetings and conferences, and with Ryan Nelson, the co-author of Counseling in Communication Disorders: A Wellness Perspective (2nd edition, 2014).
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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