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The Art & Science of Therapeutic Presence
Presented by Jennifer Llado, MS, CCC-SLP, Brenda Lovette, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8849Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
While clinical skills are important, strong therapeutic presence can bring clinical practice to another level. This course will introduce the five components of therapeutic presence, and describe how SLPs can utilize mindfulness practices to enhance clinical skills and maximize their impact with pediatric or adult clients.

Suicide Awareness, Assessment and Intervention
Presented by Nika Ball, MOT, OTR/L, ATP, Angela Moss, PhD, RN, APRN-BC
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Course: #8782Level: Introductory1 Hour
This empirically supported course will address suicide awareness, screening, intervention, and referral principles. Suicide assessment tools and management principles that are used with specific age groups and populations will be discussed, and case studies will be presented.

The 3 Biggest Stressors for SLPs and What to Do About Them
Presented by Jessi Andricks, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8781Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Many SLPs find themselves overwhelmed and stressed each day, which can lead to burn-out. This course focuses on why stress occurs, the 3 main causes of stress for many SLPs, and how to use mindfulness and positivity to reduce and manage stress.

Human Trafficking 101 for Allied Health Professionals
Presented by Allison Santi, MD
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Course: #8805Level: Introductory1 Hour
The goal of this course is to educate providers regarding Human Trafficking. The course will, along with providing the definition of Human Trafficking and explaining the various aspects of the definition, give providers tools in the recognition and care of potential victims of Human Trafficking.

Burnout Among Helping Professionals: Challenging Workplaces or Sign of Depression?
Presented by Michael J. Flahive, PhD, CCC-SLP/A
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Course: #8739Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will explore the emerging concern among helping professionals (e.g., SLPs) that clinicians are at risk for occupational burnout. Evidence will be provided, critical factors examined and potential solutions for SLPs and audiologists will be proposed.

Pearson's EBP Briefs: Interprofessional Education for Preprofessional Speech- Language Pathologists and General-Education Teachers
Presented by Danika Pfeiffer, MS, CCC-SLP, Stacey L. Pavelko, PhD, CCC-SLP, Susan Ingram, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8647Level: Advanced1 Hour
Pearson's EBP Briefs are case-based courses designed to assist with everyday decision-making in clinical practice. This case examined the question, “Do preprofessional SLPs and general-education students who have interprofessional opportunities when providing language interventions to children with language impairments show improvement in their IPEC core competencies compared to those who do not have interprofessional opportunities?” The related literature search & analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision & application to clinical practice, will also be discussed.

Entrepreneurship for the SLP Professional, Part 2
Presented by Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD
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Course: #8596Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 2 of two-part series. Do you dream of starting your own business but don't know where to start? This Part 2 will discuss ways to enhance business management, including conducting SWOT (Strengths/Weaknesses/Opportunities/Threats) analyses, and will describe various strategies for payment collection.

Entrepreneurship for the SLP Professional, Part 1
Presented by Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD
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Course: #8595Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Do you dream of starting your own business but don't know where to start? This Part 1 will introduce participants to different types of business structures, and roles played by the SLP as a business owner. Pros and cons of cash-based versus insurance-based practices will also be discussed.

Delivering Culturally Competent Care: Strategies for Clinicians
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #8557Level: 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: #8541Level: 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.