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Supporting Mental Health in People Living with Aphasia

Course: #10173Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Jun 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm EDT

This course provides an overview of the psychosocial impact of aphasia, with particular attention to depression and anxiety as well as barriers to accessing mental health services. The importance of interdisciplinary collaboration between speech-language pathologists and mental health providers, and of supports such as stepped psychological care, peer befriending, support groups, and communication partner training, is also discussed.

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Live Webinar

Tue, Jun 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm EDT

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 the psychosocial impact of aphasia, including depression and anxiety.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the role of the speech-language pathologist in interprofessional collaboration with mental health providers to support mental health in persons living with aphasia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe three supports/interventions to address mental health in persons living with aphasia.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Importance of mental health/psychosocial impact of aphasia
15-30 Minutes Role of SLP in interdisciplinary mental health supports for people with aphasia
30-40 Minutes Models to support mental health in people with aphasia
40-55 Minutes Supports and interventions to address mental health in persons with aphasia
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Katie Strong was paid an honorarium for this presentation. She is owner of Strong Speech Consulting, Inc. and an Assistant Professor at Central Michigan University, where she leads the Strong Story Lab. Nonfinancial: Katie is the Project BRIDGE Midwest Regional Coordinator and a member of the ASHA SIG 2 Coordinating Committee and the Continuing Education Board. She also serves as a regular host of the Aphasia Access Conversations Podcast.

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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