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Developing Language and Communication Skills for Middle and High School Students: A Collaborative Approach
Presented by John Lybolt, PhD, Nina Smith, MA
Live WebinarTue, Dec 7, 2021 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #9936Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course describes the importance of building on the communication skills of adolescents and teenagers to prepare them for the communication demands of high school, college, and the workforce. It identifies areas of communication that can be targeted and discusses delivery methods that can be integrated into the classroom in collaboration with classroom teachers.

Interpreting Standardized Tests Incorporating Culturally Responsive Practice
Presented by Carolyn (Carney) Sotto, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Dec 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #9953Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course discusses fundamental concepts of descriptive statistics that SLPs, as informed consumers, must understand in order to interpret and summarize the results of norm-referenced, standardized assessment tools. In addition, cultural variables that can impact SLP assessments are identified.

Differential Diagnosis of the Dysarthrias
Presented by Julie A.G. Stierwalt, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Live WebinarTue, Dec 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #9959Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Individuals with motor speech disorders (MSD) can comprise a large proportion of caseloads in medical settings. This course describes how to differentially diagnose MSD in order to assist with neurological localization of symptoms, provide a framework to inform treatment direction, and provide useful clinical terminology for clinicians in their discussions of patients. Underlying neuropathology, site of lesion characteristics, and perceptual and physical features of the dysarthrias are discussed.

Decreasing Caregiver Burnout
Presented by Mira Rollins, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Dec 16, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #9954Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Often, successful outcomes and sustained health and wellness for patients largely depend on the compliance and performance of a caregiver. This course describes specific symptoms of caregiver burnout, practical techniques to decrease their burnout, caregiver resources, and billable interventions and goals that can be incorporated into the plan of care.

The Spaced Retrieval Technique: A How-To for SLPs
Presented by Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Jan 4, 2022 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #9973Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides an overview of the spaced retrieval technique, a cognitive intervention that can improve recall of functional information. It will discuss the evidence behind this technique and present case studies to demonstrate how to implement it with patients, including goal writing and documentation.

Dialect and the SLP: Literacy and Diversity for All!
Presented by Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Jan 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #9974Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course discusses the importance of considering dialect when there is suspicion of a disability, key tools for reliable assessments, and the difference between code-switching and code-meshing. It will identify key considerations related to literacy development that should be shared with school staff, in order to improve reading outcomes for all students.

The Role of Resilience in Alzheimer's Dementia
Presented by Teresa Fair-field, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Jan 11, 2022 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #9981Level: Intermediate1 Hour
With current research focusing on resilience factors that may impact the presentation and severity of Alzheimer's, SLPs have an opportunity to activate an elder's best defense against the effects of dementia. This course focuses on health promotion activities to deploy across any adult/older adult population interested in building cognitive resilience in individual, group, and community health, even oneself!

Communicating in Difficult Situations
Presented by Kelli Marshall, MS, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Jan 13, 2022 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #9978Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Collaborative service delivery can often lead to communicating in difficult situations for many speech-language pathologists. Whether the SLP is communicating with colleagues or families, emotionally-charged situations can lead to communication breakdown. This course provides a rationale and strategies for how to communicate more effectively.

Everyday Cybersecurity Best Practices for SLPs
Presented by Josiah Dykstra, PhD
Live WebinarTue, Jan 18, 2022 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #9979Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course covers practical steps and cybersecurity best practices to help protect professionals and their patients’ protected health information. Recognizing malicious emails and websites, selecting strong passwords, protecting smartphones, and securing sensitive data are discussed.

A Holistic Approach to Mild Cognitive Impairment
Presented by Jennifer Llado, MS, CCC-SLP, Brenda Lovette, MS, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Jan 20, 2022 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #9980Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course defines mild cognitive impairment and outlines the risk factors that lead to cognitive decline. The breadth of research addressing diet and lifestyle strategies, which gives SLPs confidence to provide holistic patient education as part of a comprehensive plan of care is described. Additionally, education goals and application to the SLP scope of practice are discussed.