This course will explore the use of meditation and mindfulness practices as it applies to pediatric speech-language pathology. Participants will be provided with a review of the research and instruction for practical application in the pediatric population.
Course created on March 27, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the positive effects of mindfulness that relate to behavior, self-regulation and cognitive performance.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe potential methods for integrating mindfulness practices into traditional speech therapy sessions, in order to improve client outcomes.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify and describe various mindfulness and breath work practices relevant to enhancing the treatment of pediatric speech-language deficits.
|5-10 Minutes||Mindfulness Exercise/Intention|
|10-40 Minutes||Mindfulness Defined/Kid-Friendly|
|40-60 Minutes||Literature Review|
|60-80 Minutes||Clinical Application/Guided Practice|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Jennifer Llado, MS, CCC-SLP
Jennifer is a Director of Rehabilitation for a long-term acute care hospital in the Boston area. She is also the founder of Bright Side Therapy, LLC, which produces innovative speech therapy materials for adults. Jennifer is the co-author of Mindful Healthcare: 20 brief exercises to get in the zone with your patients. She holds an MS in both Speech-Language Pathology and Leadership specializing in Health Management. She is a graduate of the first ASHA Leadership Development program in 2012. Jennifer is passionate about alternative health care practices and is certified in Reiki and clinical aromatherapy. She is dedicated to bringing consciousness to healthcare and leadership.
Brenda Lovette, MS, CCC-SLP
Brenda is a speech-language pathologist at Emerson Hospital in Concord Massachusetts, specializing in management of post-concussion syndrome. She is also the founder of Healthy Expressions: holistic speech-language pathology and health coaching. She holds an MS in speech-language pathology from UNC Chapel Hill. Brenda is a certified holistic health coach, Reiki practioner, and registered yoga instructor. Brenda is committed to integrating holistic approaches to her practice and supporting clinicians on their journey to do the same.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Related Area)
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.