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Effective Communication Techniques & Counseling Skills for SLPs, OTs and PTs: Part 1

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  Adina Soclof, MS CCC-SLP

AUDIENCE:  SLPs, SLPAs, PTs, OTs, Educators

Healthy professional and personal relationships rely heavily on effective communication techniques and respectful conversational skills. Clinicians and other professionals who work with children and their families can benefit from adding to their repertoire by learning communication techniques that improve the quality of these relationships. The purpose of this course is to teach clinicians effective and practical communication and conversational skills to use in the classroom and in one-on-one situations with young clients and their families.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  •  Identify techniques to improve and enhance counseling skills
  • Describe 6 Active Listening Techniques to use with young clients
  • Describe 6 Benefits to Active Listening Skills
  • Identify the 7 steps to the LAFF Don’t Cry counseling method
Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

Course Timeline: 

10 minutes: Introduction

15 minutes: Common Non-Productive Communication Methods

20 minutes: Benefits of Active Listening

45 minutes: 6 Active Listening Techniques to Use with Young Clients

30 minutes: Counseling Skills to Collaborate with Caregivers

Disclosure Statement: 
Financial: Adina Soclof is a speaker for Video Continuing Education and receive royalty payments.
Non Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists 


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