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Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club: Precision Early Intervention: Matching Child Characteristics to Treatment
Presented by Stephen Camarata, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Dec 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #8698 Level: Advanced1 Hour
When a late talking toddler or preschool child requires intervention, there is considerable variation in symptomatology. Therefore, a “one size fits all” intervention approach is not effective. Treatment can focus on any of a number of features seen in late onset of talking, including speech disorder, language disorder or even more severe conditions such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or Intellectual Disability. This course will provide information on how to individualize intervention for late talking toddlers and preschoolers.

M is for Metafiction: Using Metafictive Picture Books to Facilitate Emergent Literacy Goals
Presented by Susan Hendler Lederer, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8631 Level: Introductory1 Hour
In this course, participants will learn about metafictive picture books and how to use them to facilitate emergent literacy skills. A variety of books will be used to illustrate strategies.

Delivering Culturally Competent Care: Strategies for Clinicians
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #8557 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course defines cultural and linguistic competency and related terms, and presents factors that may affect the ability to provide culturally and linguistically competent care. This course addresses the need for self-awareness in culturally and linguistically competent medical care, the differences between disease and illness, and factors that may influence a patient's experience of illness as well as the health beliefs and practices of some cultures. An approach to eliciting a patient’s cultural health beliefs in order to aid delivery of culturally appropriate treatments will be discussed.

Health Literacy: Effective Client Communication and Education
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #8541 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will review techniques for clear and effective communication as well as verbal and written communication with those from other cultures. This course will also discuss writing and selecting health materials and identifying assessment tools to ensure that clients understand the therapy services provided and have the skills needed to access, understand, and use health information.

Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club: Technology and Autism: A Refocus on Parent-Child Interaction
Presented by Anna Ausborn Kulaski, MS, CCC-SLP, Daniel Shaw, MS, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8458 Level: Advanced1 Hour
Children with autism struggle with social engagement. Given Western society’s emphasis on academic learning and technology, a perfect storm is brewing with implications for connectedness to the social world. This course will discuss the obstacles technology can present to social engagement, and strategies to train parents to use technology to build functional communication skills.

Supporting Young Children's Social-Emotional Literacy (Ages 18 months - 7 years): Effective and Evidence-based PBS Strategies
Presented by Pamelazita Buschbacher, Ed.D., CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8436 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
A large and complex feeling vocabulary is a prerequisite skill to emotional regulation and successful interpersonal interactions for children and adults. This course will provide information on evidence-based positive behavioral support (PBS) strategies for resolving and preventing challenging behaviors in young children (ages 18 months through 7 years) by recognizing, acknowledging and supporting children’s development of emotional literacy.

Routine Scripts and Rule Books for Young Children: Evidence-Based PBS Strategies
Presented by Pamelazita Buschbacher, Ed.D., CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8396 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
Young children sometimes demonstrate challenging behaviors for parents, educators and peers within the contexts of everyday routines at home, in educational settings, and out in the community -- often due to limited communicative and social-emotional skills. This course will demonstrate the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) process and how Routine Scripts, Social Stories, and Rule Books have proven successful in preventing these behaviors and teaching young children acceptable social, emotional and communicative skills.

Pearson's EBP Briefs: Altering the Prosodic Features of Motherese to Promote Joint Attention in Language-Delayed Children
Presented by Traci Fredman, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8318 Level: Advanced1 Hour
Pearson's EBP Briefs are case-based courses designed to assist with everyday decision-making in clinical practice. This case will examine the clinical question, "For children ages birth to 3 years diagnosed with a language delay or disorder, to what extent do the prosodic components of motherese aid in establishing joint attention (JA)?" The related literature search and analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision and application to clinical practice, will also be discussed. A relevant assessment tool for this case is the Preschool Language Scale – 5th Edition (PLS-5).

SLPs and Communication Counseling: Facilitating Personal Adjustment
Presented by Michael J. Flahive, PhD, CCC-SLP/A
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Course: #8344 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
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.

Updates in Phonological Process Analysis in Preschoolers
Presented by Lisa R. LaSalle, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8327 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will cover current background and normative data for two-, three- and four-year-olds, and some options for how to analyze and interpret phonological processes. Treatment approach considerations will also be addressed.