Meditation and mindfulness practices have been shown to have a measurable and positive impact on the brain, the body, emotional regulation, cognitive-linguistic function and overall health. This course will review the research and instruct participants in specific, evidence-based techniques for integrating meditation into speech-language pathology practice.
Course created on July 25, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the positive effects of meditation on the brain resulting in improved mood, stress level and cognitive-linguistic performance.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe potential methods for integrating meditation practices into traditional speech therapy sessions to improve patient outcomes.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe various meditation and breath work practices relevant to enhancing rehabilitation.
|5-10 Minutes||Guided Meditation and Discussion|
|10-40 Minutes||Meditation and the Brain/Body|
|40-70 Minutes||Evidence-Based Practice Review|
|70-80 Minutes||Guided Practices|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Jennifer Llado, MS, CCC-SLP
Jennifer is a Director of Rehabilitation overseeing two LTAC hospitals 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 and heal. 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 delivers holistic patient-centered treatment in a variety of settings including the Concussion Clinic at Emerson Hospital in Concord Massachusetts, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, and through her private practice Healthy Expression: Holistic Speech Language Pathology. She holds an MS in Speech-Language Pathology from UNC Chapel Hill. She is a certified holistic health coach, Reiki practitioner, and registered yoga instructor.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional 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.