This course will list responsibilities of speech-language pathologists regarding communication counseling, as identified by ASHA's 2016 Scope of Professional Practice. Additionally, this course will examine rationale and provide suggestions for including methods to promote mental wellness, resilience and optimism in the treatment of communication disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two basic tenets of positive psychology as they apply to communication counseling in speech-language pathology.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three symptoms of depression that may be present as a result of a communication disorder.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three of Holland's suggestions for promoting optimism and resilience among clients and their families.
|5-15 Minutes||Establish context|
|15-35 Minutes||Informational counseling review|
|35-55 Minutes||Personal adjustment facilitation|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Michael J. Flahive, PhD, CCC-SLP/A
Michael Flahive is a dually certified speech-language pathologist and audiologist who has developed and provided graduate coursework in counseling over his forty-three year academic career. He is a Fellow of ASHA and currently serves as chair of ASHA's Scientific and Professional Education Board.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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