Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. The purpose of this course is to provide strategies to occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists on how to best collaborate with each other in order to provide high-quality services to children with disabilities. Topics discussed include progress monitoring, goal writing, and differences between medical and educational therapy settings.
Course created on July 19, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least two different strategies when monitoring progress towards goals and list the critical components to writing functional goals.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the differences between medical and educational therapy services.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least two challenges and two strategies for interprofessional collaborative practice (IPP).
|0-60 Minutes||OT and SLP Collaboration for the School-Aged Child: Benefits, Challenges, and Strategies|
|60-120 Minutes||OT and SLP Collaboration for the School-Aged Child: Writing Goals that Matter|
|120-180 Minutes||OT and SLP Collaboration for the School-Aged Child: Planning and Monitoring Progress as a Team|
|180-240 Minutes||OT and SLP Collaboration for the School-Aged Child: Medical versus Educational Necessity|
Tara Warwick is an occupational therapist and the co-owner of Blue Sparrow and Today’s Therapy Solutions, an Oklahoma-based pediatric therapy company. Tara has nearly 20 years of experience working with children with disabilities.
A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Tara obtained her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy in 2000 and she completed her master’s degree in rehabilitation sciences with an emphasis in pediatrics in 2005. Tara completed her Post-professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate in May 2021.
Tara spends her days providing in-home therapy to children, conducting training and consultations for schools on challenging behavior and autism, and managing the day-to-day activities of Today’s Therapy Solutions. Tara’s areas of intervention expertise include behavior management, sensory processing, self-care training (potty training, eating/feeding, dressing, play, etc.), assistive technology, and home programming. Tara also enjoys thinking outside the box and coming up with creative ways to help her business run more efficiently and effectively.
Kelli Marshall is a speech-language pathologist and the co-owner of Blue Sparrow and Today’s Therapy Solutions, an Oklahoma-based pediatric therapy company.
A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Kelli obtained her bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders in 2001 and she completed her master’s degree in speech-language pathology in 2003. After obtaining her degrees, Kelli worked in several different settings including hospitals, schools, outpatient clinics, and university settings.
She spends her days providing in-home therapy to children with developmental disabilities, conducting trainings and consultations for schools, parents, and health care professionals, and managing her businesses. Kelli’s areas of intervention expertise include developing functional communication systems, augmentative-alternative communication devices, social skill development, and home programming. Kelli enjoys creating processes to help businesses function more efficiently and assisting therapists in more effective documentation.
Kelli Marshall - Financial: Kelli Marshall received an honorarium for presenting this course. She is co-owner of a private practice that provides pediatric therapy. Nonfinancial: Kelli Marshall has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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