Speech-language pathologists have a professional responsibility related to mandated reporting of child/elder abuse and neglect. This course will outline specific guidelines as well as practical applications related to this topic. This course is open captioned.
Course created on June 28, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the differences between child abuse/neglect and elder abuse/neglect.
- After this course, participants will be able to define the concepts of family/designated caregiver and mandated reporter related to child and elder abuse/neglect laws.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three options for accessing additional resources related to discovering state-specific child and elder abuse/neglect policies.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three critical reasons to follow through with mandated reporting laws.
- After this course, participants will be able to define the dual layers to the concept of institutional responsibility related to child/elder abuse/neglect laws.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain three or more potential obstacles to mandated reporting and ways to avoid these obstacles.
|5-15 Minutes||Identifying key concepts|
|15-30 Minutes||Reporting guidelines and responsibilities|
|35-45 Minutes||SLP-specific applications|
|45-50 Minutes||Potential obstacles|
|50-55 Minutes||Opportunities to assist|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Angela Sterling-Orth, MS, CCC-SLP
Ms. Angie Sterling-Orth, Director of Clinical Education and Clinical Associate Professor, earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees in Communication Disorders from UW-Eau Claire. She spent her first years in the field working in the Wisconsin public schools, specializing in work with early childhood, early-elementary, and middle school populations. Following her years in the schools, Ms. Sterling-Orth spent four years in product development at Thinking Publications, a publishing company specializing in products designed for speech-language pathologists. She has spent the past 14 years at UW-Eau Claire supervising in the clinic, teaching graduate level coursework (grad essentials and school methods), and undergraduate coursework in language disorders, aural rehabilitation, and fluency disorders. She specializes in serving individuals who stutter, school-based SLP services, and using innovative technologies for instruction and service delivery.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Related Area)
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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Illinois Early Intervention Training Program
The Illinois Early Intervention Training Program has approved this event for 1.0 hours of EI credential credit. See http://www.illinoiseitraining.org/page.aspx?module=15 for information about credit areas.
Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 1 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 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.