A Crash Course in Voice for School-Based SLPs

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Kristie Knickerbocker, M.S., CCC-SLP, Marisha Mets, M.S., CCC-SLP
In this podcourse, Kristie shares a crash course in voice assessment and treatment. With a focus on facilitating more meaningful outcomes, SLPs will walk away with practical tips and strategies to "work smarter" when tackling voice disorders in the schools.

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

  1. Describe three behavioral voice treatment options.
  2. Describe three physiological voice treatment options.
  3. Identify three components of a voice exam. 

About Marisha: 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.

About Kristie: Kristie Knickerbocker, MS, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist and singing voice specialist in Fort Worth, Texas. She rehabilitates voice and swallowing at her private practice, a tempo Voice Center, and lectures on voice science nationally. She is part of the Professional Development Committee for ASHA Special Interest Group 3, Voice and Upper Airway Disorders, and a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and the Pan-American Vocology Association. Knickerbocker blogs on her website at  www.atempovoicecenter.com. She has developed a line of kid and adult-friendly therapy materials specifically for voice on TPT or her website. Follow her on Pinterest, on Twitter and Instagram or like her on Facebook.

Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)


0-5 minutes: Introduction

5-30 minutes: Voice Therapy

30-45 minutes: Voice Evaluations

45-55 minutes: Strategies for School-Based SLPs

55-60 minutes: Q&A


Financial: Marisha Mets is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and Founder of SLP Now  
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist. 

Financial: Katie Knickerbocker is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist. 

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