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The Pruning Effect On The Teenage Brain (It’s Not Just Hormones)

Course: #1033875Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 1318 Reviews
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Adolescent brain changes during puberty - the pruning effect that helps the brain become more specialized - are highlighted in this course. The activation and deactivation of different brain areas and the impact of these changes on behaviors and participation in life tasks are described. The relevance of this information to assessment and intervention planning is also discussed.

Course created on September 19, 2023

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Course Type: Audio, Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe differences between a developing teen brain and an elementary student’s brain.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify which parts of the brain activate and deactivate during adolescence.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list specific considerations for evaluation and treatment during adolescence.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Facts regarding current research
15-35 Minutes More detailed research and findings in regard to relationships, learning, and socializing
35-55 Minutes Connecting to adolescents, interventions, treatment
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Tere Bowen-Irish received an honorarium for presenting this course. Her company, All the Possibilities LLC, provides resources, publications and workshops for parents and educators on the topics of wellness and prevention. Non-financial: Tere Bowen-Irish has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Intermediate Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, DBA SpeechPathology.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


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

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.


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