This case-based Pearson EBP Brief examined the clinical question, "Do preschool and kindergarten teachers who participate in professional development programs that focus on emergent literacy skills with built-in individualized coaching compared to those who do not participate in professional development programs show enhanced knowledge and/or practice in the classroom environment? The related literature search & analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision & application to clinical practice, will also be discussed.
A relevant assessment tool for this case is the Shaywitz-DyslexiaScreen.
Course created on November 1, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the clinical question for an example case scenario.
- After this course, participants will be able to list relevant search criteria for retrieving evidence related to the clinical question.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify factors to consider when evaluating the evidence.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe a clinical decision based on the evidence analysis.
|0-20 Minutes||Background and Clinical Question|
|20-30 Minutes||Search for Evidence|
|30-50 Minutes||Evaluating the Evidence|
|50-60 Minutes||The Evidence-based Decision and Application to Clinical Practice|
Alyssa Klawiter, MA, CCC-SLP
Alyssa Klawiter, MA, CCC-SLP, is an early intervention therapist at Developmental Disabilities Resource Center in Lakewood, Colorado. She provides support to children ages birth to 3 with varying speech and language needs and their families. She is most interested in providing services to children with expressive and receptive language delay, children with suspected apraxia of speech and children with autism.
Li Sheng, PhD
Li Sheng, PhD, is an associate professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program at the University of Delaware. Her research interests include language and cognitive development/disorders in preschool and early school-age children, the development of diagnostic measures for dual language learners, and evidenced-based practice for school-based SLPs.
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