This course meets ASHA's Ethics PD requirement.
In this course, Michelle is joined by Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP. Not only is she a professor, she is also the current Vice President of Standards and Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology (2014-2016). Still curious about the topic of this episode? Ethical dilemmas that are unique to the world of home health early interventionist will be covered.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, BCS-S
Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, BCS-S, serves as the Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor with James Madison University. Additionally, she is the acclaimed host of “First Bite: Fed, Fun, Functional” a weekly Speech Therapy Podcast that addresses “all thangs” Pediatric Speech Therapy, and is presented by SpeechTherapyPD.com. Michelle authored, "Chasing the Swallow: Truth, Science, and Hope for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders". She is an accomplished lecturer; traveling across the nation delivering courses on best practices for the evaluation and treatment of the medically complex infant, toddlers, and children with respect to their pediatric oropharyngeal dysphagia, pediatric feeding disorder, as well as language acquisition within the framework of Early Intervention. She has served as the Treasurer for the Council of State Association Presidents (CSAP), is a Past President of the South Carolina Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (SCSHA), a graduate of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Leadership Development Program (ASHA LDP), a recipient of the Pediatric Feeding Disorder Awareness Champion from Feeding Matters, a recipient of the Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Outstanding Clinical Achievement from the SCSHA, a recipient of the State Clinical Achievement Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Foundation, recognized as an ASHA Innovator in 2023, and ten-time recipient of ASHA’s ACE Award for continuing education.
Lissa Power-deFur is professor emeritus at Longwood University, where she served as SLP program director, department chair, and interim dean of the College of Education, Health, and Human Services. She has previously worked at the Virginia Department of Education, Radford University, and various clinical settings. She has been an active volunteer for the professions, serving on committees and boards of her state association and ASHA, including service on the ASHA Board of Ethics and Board of Directors. She has taught ethics at the graduate level and publishes and presents on various topics, including ethics, professional issues, special education requirements, speech sound, and language disorders.
ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
|10 min: Introductions and Backgrounds
|10 min: Define and discuss various doctor options available to SLPs
|10 min: Discuss “bagless” EI, ability to bill for IEP Transition meetings, as well as unique considerations for d/c due to fear of clinician’s safety
|15 min: Discuss Scope of Practice for SLPAs as pertains to feeding
|15 min: Questions and Answers
|Michelle authored, "Chasing the Swallow: Truth, Science, and Hope for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders" from which she receives royalties from the sale of it. She is the host of "First Bite: A Speech Therapy Podcast" for which she receives compensation from SpeechTherapyPD.com. She also receives compensation for numerous presentations from SpeechTherapyPD.com. She receives an annual salary from James Madison University. She also receives profits from the sales of "First Bite Boutique".
|Michelle Dawson is a volunteer with ASHA as the Topic Chair for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders for ASHA 2024 Convention, additionally she is a volunteer with Feeding Matters, Co-Chair of the Special Interest Group for Swallowing and Pediatric Feeding Disorders for the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV), a Board of Trustee Member with the Communication Disorder Foundation of Virginia (CDF), a former Treasurer with the Council of State Association Presidents (CSAP), a Past President with South Carolina Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (SCSHA). She is a member of ASHA, ASHA SIG 10 and 13, SCSHA, SHAV, the Dysphagia Research Society (DRS), the National Black Association for Speech, Language, and Hearing (NBASLH), and the National Foundation of Swallowing Disorders (NFOSD).
|Lissa Power-deFur received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com.
|No relevant non-financial relationships exist.