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Back-2-School Conference: Recharge and Renew

6.0 Hours
93
Video

Course Description

We're back with our annual Back-2-School Conference to help SLPs be recharged and renewed in bringing quality service and care for another school year. This conference will cover topics including ethical considerations in the schools, how to efficiently and effectively collect data in a group setting, ways to create positive stuttering experiences for students who stutter, teaching children to take responsibility for homework, ways to increase parent engagement and finally how to overcome stress and burnout. Join us for the full day of learning from the industry leaders.


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Objective

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

1
Formulate anti-ableist goals for children who stutter.
2
Demonstrate how to bring awareness to and name thoughts that clutter the brain, affecting moods, actions, responses and overall well-being.
3
Describe mindfulness of the body and the science behind the importance of connecting to the physical sensations as an anchor to the present moment.
4
Define stuttering through the lens of neurodiversity.
5
Describe therapy activities for fostering positive stuttering identities among students who stutter.
6
Describe a protocol for effectively collecting student data in groups.
7
Identify strategies to increase their efficiency when collecting student data.
8
Identify ways to easily connect with parents and families.
9
List qualities of effective progress monitoring tools.
10
Identify simple strategies for allowing difficult emotions to be present, and how to work with these emotions to better respond to what is arising at the moment.
11
Discuss the intersection between ethical rules related to independent decision-making and adhering to federal and state requirements.
12
Describe ways to promote solution-oriented thinking in our young clients.
13
Organize and maintain systems to be successful in partnering with Parents throughout the school year.
14
Distinguish between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset.
15
Identify techniques to help parents motivate their children to learn.
16
Recognize common barriers to reaching parents.
17
Define learned helplessness.
18
Identify 3 resources that can be used to resolve ethical challenges.
19
List 3 rules of the ASHA Code of Ethics that complement special education requirements.

About Presenters

Marisha McGrorty

MS, CCC-SLP

Marisha earned her Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Washington. She has worked as a school-based SLP and shares therapy ideas and resources on her blog (SLP Now). Marisha also developed a membership for SLPs that includes digital tools and resources to streamline evidence-based therapy.

Lissa Power-deFur

PhD, CCC-SLP

Lissa Power-deFur serves Department Chair and Graduate Program Director at Longwood University, where she teaches ethics and professional issues . Prior to joining Longwood, Power-deFur worked at the Virginia Department of Education in special education, student services, and policy. Lissa received her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in speech-language pathology at the University of Virginia. She is an ASHA and SHAV Fellow and regularly volunteers for the profession. She served on the ASHA Board of Ethics and on the ASHA Board of Directors as Vice President of Standards and Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology (2014-16). She has presented on ethical dilemmas and decision-making at a variety of conferences and on-line workshops.

Adina Soclof

MS, CCC-SLP

Adina Soclof, a certified Speech Pathologist and Parent Educator, teaches parents and professionals the art of effective communication at home and in school. She offers strategies that support character development, confidence, and resilience in children of all ages and abilities. Adina’s professional development workshops guide teachers and other professionals to create safe spaces where children learn and grow. Her live and online parenting classes give moms and dads the language and strategies to create a nurturing and structured home environment. Find her blog at www.ParentingSimply.com. Adina received her BA in History at Queens College and her MS in Communication Sciences at Hunter College.

Lauren Gutierrez

LCSW-S

Lauren Gutierrez, LCSW-S, is a board-approved supervisor living in San Antonio, Texas, and currently working in the public school system as a school based social worker. She graduated with her Bachelor's and Master's from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009. In addition to being a school social worker, Lauren has created a YouTube channel dedicated to social work. Her channel, Social Work Scrapbook allows viewers a glimpse into the field that she loves. With compassion and empathy, she has guided countless social workers in all phases of their career as an influencer, mentor, and clinical supervisor. She is loved and supported by her loving husband of 14 years and two sons.

Naomi Rodgers

Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Dr. Naomi Rodgers is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa. She researches social and emotional aspects of stuttering across the lifespan, with a special focus on understanding the change process for adolescents who stutter. She is inspired by her personal experiences as a person who stutters as well as her professional experiences as an SLP and stuttering support group leader.

Stephanie Michele Sweigart

MS, CCC-SLP

Stephanie Michele founded and currently operates Golden State Speech Pathology Services, Inc., a small family-run NPA, for 8+ years. She earned her undergraduate degree and Master's degree from Bloomsburg University, in Pennsylvania and has presented at the Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association (PSHA). Stephanie Michele has experience with working in hospitals, providing speech and swallowing assessments and therapy in the acute care setting, and has also provided early intervention therapy to students in their homes, as well as to charter school and non-public school students. She currently supervises SLP graduate clinicians during their CF as well as SLPAs. Stephanie Michele has supervised undergraduate clinicians abroad in Belize. Stephanie Michele takes great pride in volunteering with local organizations, ministries, nonprofit organizations, and charities to help individuals in various neighborhoods throughout California and across the globe with medical mission trips. Stephanie Michele is a certified Mindfulness Meditation Instructor and has developed a course to support SLPs/SLPAs in integrating mindfulness into their professional roles. She has developed the Golden State of Mind PD, professional development that offers CEUs.

Additional Information

Speechtherapypd.com
Intermediate Level
0.60 ASHA CEUs

ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

Course Timeline

Timeline
8am: How do I approach this ethical situation? (60 mins)
9am: Teaching Kids to Take Responsibility for School (60 mins)
15 min: BREAK
10:15am: How to Streamline Data Collection with Mixed Groups (60 mins)
11:15am: Ways to Create Positive Stuttering Experiences for Students Who Stutter (60 mins)
30 min: LUNCH
12:45pm: Increasing Parent Engagement (60 min)
1:45pm: Overcoming 3 Mistakes that Lead to Occupational Stress and Burnout! (60 mins)

Course Disclosure

The content of this course is based on the research and experience of the presenter. You are responsible to do your own research to determine if the information and skills taught are appropriate for your clients/students/patients.
Disclosure Statement for Marisha McGrorty
Financial Marisha Mets is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receives royalties. She is also an owner of the blog website SLP now and receives salary from membership revenue.
Nonfinancial No relevant non-financial relationships exist.
Disclosure Statement for Lissa Power-deFur
Financial Lissa Power-deFur received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com.
Nonfinancial No relevant non-financial relationships exist.
Disclosure Statement for Adina Soclof
Financial Adina Soclof is the founder of ParentingSimply.com and has authored a book where she receives payment from its sale. She received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com.
Nonfinancial No relevant non-financial relationship exists.
Disclosure Statement for Lauren Gutierrez
Financial Lauren Gutierrez is the content creator behind the youtube channel- Social Work Scrapbook. She also has organizational tools for school based professionals on Teachers Pay Teacher. She received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com.
Nonfinancial No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.
Disclosure Statement for Naomi Rodgers
Financial Naomi Rodgers is a salaried employee of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She also receives an honorarium from SpeechTherapyPD.com.
Nonfinancial She is a member and teen group facilitator for FRIENDS (The National Association of Young People Who Stutter)
Disclosure Statement for Stephanie Michele Sweigart
Financial Stephanie Michele is the owner of Golden State Speech Pathology Services. She developed a course on mindfulness and she receives compensation from the sale of it. Stephanie receives an honorarium from SpeechTherapyPD.com for her presentation.
Nonfinancial No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Marisha McGrorty

MS, CCC-SLP

Lissa Power-deFur

PhD, CCC-SLP

Adina Soclof

MS, CCC-SLP

Lauren Gutierrez

LCSW-S

Naomi Rodgers

Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Stephanie Michele Sweigart

MS, CCC-SLP

Included In:
Audio Basic Professional

Purchase this course for $169.00