Teletherapy Bootcamp (On-Demand)

Course Number
1995
Price
29.99
Overview
This course is FREE for Professional Members of SpeechTherapyPD.com, unlimited memberships start at $79/year: Become a Member
Presenters: 
Kristin Martinez, MA, CCC-SLP; Anna Vagin, PhD, CCC-SLP; Leigh Ann Porter, MA CCC-SLP; William Connors, MS, CCC-SLP; Michelle L. W. Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC; Andrea M. Szwabowski, M.H.S., CCC-SLP/L; Marisha Mets, MS, CCC-SLP Carrie Clark, CCC-SLP, Joy Musser PhD, CCC-SLP, Tina Babajanians, MS, CCC-SLP ; Jessi Andricks MS CCC-SLP, Lauren Tandy, MS CCC-SLP
At this bootcamp, panel of presenters discussed about teletherapy, the essential and best practices for school-based and in-home services as well as adult related services. Practical applications and resources for teletherapy spanning from Early Intervention to high school to adult populations were provided.
Objective

Welcome to Teletherapy! Essentials and Best Practices for School-Based/In-Home Service (2 Hours) - By the end of the presentation, the participant will be able to: 

  1. Identify the essential components of providing school-based speech-language services via teletherapy to students in a home-based setting 
  2. Identify the potential obstacles and related solutions to providing teletherapy services to students in home-based settings.
  3. Identify teletherapy resources related to technology, regulations and compliance.


Keep Them Talking! Conversation Paths for Teletherapy (2 Hours) - By the end of the presentation, the participant will be able to: 

  1. Explain how conversation is related to the Core Curriculum. 
  2. Demonstrate how to use a conversation path with a student with whom they work.
  3. List 2 activities that can help students ask questions that are interesting and relevant. 


Teletherapy for the Adult Populations: Practical Applications and Resources (1 Hour) - By the end of the presentation, the participant will be able to: 

  1. Identify the essential components in providing adult based speech/language/voice services via teletherapy.
  2. Describe potential obstacles and related solutions to providing teletherapy services to the adult population.
  3. Identify teletherapy resources related to technology, regulations and compliance 


Teletherapy from EI to High School: Practical Applications and Resources (2 Hours) - By the end of the presentation, the participant will be able to: 

  1. Identify the essential components in providing speech/language services via teletherapy for the early intervention population to high schoolers. 
  2. Describe potential obstacles and related solutions to providing teletherapy services to the early intervention population to high schoolers.
  3. Identify teletherapy resources related to technology, regulations and compliance 


About Andrea: Andrea Szwabowski is a Speech-Language Pathologist, and the creator, author and blogger of The Whimsical Word. Andee has been an SLP in a school-based setting for 20 years, and founded The Whimsical Word after entering the field of speech telepractice. Here, she creates digital products for sale on Teachers Pay Teachers (TpT), and authors both a blog and a podcast dedicated to telepractice. She is a graduate of Augustana College in Illinois, where she received a Bachelors of Arts Degree.  Andee pursued her Masters of Health Sciences degree from Governors State University, while working full time serving students with autism. Andee is currently the Clinical Manager for DotCom Therapy, and is a member of ASHA, ISHA (Illinois Speech-Language Hearing Association), and SIG (Special Interest Group) 18 for issues related to telepractice. Her passions are language processing disorders, speech telepractice, and empowering SLPs with creative therapy tools!


About Anna: Anna Vagin, PhD, is a licensed speech/language pathologist with over 30 years experience. Currently in private practice in Marin County, she provides individual sessions and social learning groups to families and children 6 months through young adulthood. Her particular interest is using media to support social thinking in students with diagnoses such as ASD, ADHD, NVLD, Language Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Social Communication Disorder or Twice Exceptional.


She provides consultation to parents and schools, and is a frequent speaker in the US and Canada on topics related to social cognition. Recipient of the CSHA District 1 Outstanding Achievement Award, she is the author of Movie Time Social Learning (2013) and YouCue Feelings: Using Online Videos for Social Learning (2015).  


About Carrie: Carrie Clark is the founder of Speech and Language Kids. Over the past 4 years, SLK has become the place where speech-language therapists go for answers!


Carrie is a speech therapist located in Columbia, Missouri and dedicates her time to creating awesome activities and breaking down the current research into easy-to-follow plans. That means you will easily be able to pick up one of her activities or resources and quickly put it into action right away.


Plus, her materials can be shared with other people on the child’s team, including teachers, parents, caregivers, baby-sitters, and therapists so that everyone will understand what’s going on and can help the child make faster


About Jessi: Jessi earned her master's degree in Speech Therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina. She is a trained Integrative Health Coach and Yoga and Mindfulness Teacher, focusing on Stress Management for SLPs. She has presented at ASHA Annual Convention and at state speech pathology association conventions on the topics of stress management and burn out prevention for SLPs. Jessi has written for the ASHA Leader Live and NSSLHA Blog, as well as authored the books “Detox 101” and “The Smoothie Life”. She also runs the website, JessiAndricks.com, where she has programs and resources to help SLPs reduce stress, burn out and overwhelm.


About Joy: Dr. Joy Musser, Ph.D. CCC-SLP is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist by the state of New York and holds her national certificate with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She holds a doctoral degree from the University of Cincinnati and has over 18 years of clinical experience.  Musser Therapies, LLC and Musser Voice was formed in 2010 with the goal to provide quality voice therapy. Dr. Musser specializes in voice feminization for the transfemale population. In addition, she teaches voice disorders and related course work online for several universities across the country.

About Kristin: Kristin Martinez, M.A., CCC-SLP, received her M.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and has been a speech-language pathologist for 19 years. Kristin served students in her local school district and in private practice for 13 years before starting as a telepractitioner with PresenceLearning in 2013. Kristin has presented on the topic of teletherapy nationwide and currently serves as the Clinical Director, SLP & OT, for PresenceLearning


About Lauren: Lauren owns and works at Tandy Therapy, she worked in a variety of settings serving children and adults, including out-patient hospital clinics, adult rehabilitation programs, long-term acute care hospital therapy, and school district services. She now specializes in areas of speech and language development, voice, dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), and other related feeding difficulties. She am an evidence-based clinician that applies the latest research and proven practices to my intervention approach.


About Leigh Ann: Leigh Ann earned her master’s in Communication Sciences from the University of Central Florida in 2013, and has enjoyed being an SLP ever since. While at UCF, Leigh Ann was part of a grant to prepare SLPs to work with English Language Learners, earning a graduate certificate of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).Leigh Ann now resides in Kansas City where she divides her time working across outpatient, acute, and inpatient rehab settings. She has presented for ASHA CEUs to regional SLPs on topics such as how the respiratory system and cough influence dysphagia, a review of the literature on dysphagia exercises, and generating measurable dysphagia goals. For multidisciplinary continuing education with PTs and OTs, Leigh Ann has presented on topics such as Cognitive Retraining with an emphasis on memory strategies, and the SLP’s scope of practice & making appropriate patient referrals to the SLP.

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 Michelle: Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP is an accomplished lecturer and PEDs Therapist, she has written and given numerous ASHA approved CEU lectures on such topics as Infantile Spasm and Oropharyngeal Dysphagia, along with Apps and ST, and co-authored a course on Best Practices in EI. She has also given an AOTA-approved lecture on Sensory Integration from the SLP perspective.  Michelle has delivered lectures at the SCSHA Convention and twice.


About Tina: Tina Babajanians, MS, CCC-SLP, is a seasoned clinician with a passion for pushing herself to bring new and innovative ways to serve her clients. She has ten years of clinical experience and is the founder/owner of The Voice Stylist.


About William: William Connors combines technology and neuroscience with current evidence to advance the treatment and recovery of acquired communication problems with a focus of delivering services at a distance. He has presented at numerous venues internationally, has provided treatment daily via telepractice for 11 years, and collaborates with SLPs worldwide online. A clinical instructor at the University of Pittsburgh, he also chaired its Medical Center’s SLP Rehab committee assisting on numerous aphasia-related research studies. 

He is a member of the American Telemedicine Association and serves on the telepractice committees of the PA and OH SLP associations.  He is collaborating with Bloomsburg University, PA USA to introduce telepractice into the graduate CSD curriculum. William founded the Telepractice Certification Community and its website, telepracticecommunity.com®, in 2015 in order to provide training, information and ongoing professional and peer support for rehab specialists wanting to work with clients via telepractice.
Additional Information


This course is offered for 0.7 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)


Time-Ordered Agenda:

0-2:00: Welcome to Teletherapy! Essentials and Best Practices for School-Based/In-Home Service


2:00-4:00: Keep Them Talking! Conversation Paths for Teletherapy


4:00-5:00: "Teletherapy for Adult Populations: Practical Applications and Resources"

5:00-7:00: "Teletherapy from EI to High School: Practical Applications and Resources"


Disclosures:

  1. Financial: Kristin Martinez is employed by PresenceLearning. She is a presenter for Speechtherapypd.com and received one time payment. 

  2.  Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

 

  1. Financial: Anna Vagin is the creator of Conversation Paths and receives compensation from its sale.  She is a speaker for Speechtherapypd.com and receives royalties. 

  2.  Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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  2. Financial: Leigh Ann Porter is a founder of Speech Uncensored and a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com. 

  3.  Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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  2. Financial: William Connors is a CEO and founder ofAphasiatoolbox.com and receives compensation from its sales.  He is a presenter for SpeechTherapypd.com and receives royalties.  

  3.  Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

 

  1. Financial: Michelle Dawson is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com. 

  2.  Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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  1. Financial: Andrea Szwaboski is the owner and author of the The Whimsical Word, where she creates digital materials for sale on both Teachers Pay Teachers and Boom Learning.  She does receive financial compensation for SOME of the products demonstrated in this presentation, in the form of sales made on both of those sites.  Andrea is also a Clinical Manager for DotCom Therapy and received one time payment from Speechtherapypd.com.

  2.  Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

 

  1. Financial: Marisha Mets is the founder of SLP Now and receives compensation for its sale.  She is also presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com 

  2.  Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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  2. Financial: Carrie Clark is the founder of SLP Solutions and receives compensation from its sales.  She is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and received one time payment.

  3.  Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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  2. Financial: Joy Musser is the owner of Musser Therapies, LLC.  She is a presenter for Speechtherapypd.com and received one time payment.

  3.  Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

 

  1. Financial: Tina  Babajanians is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and received one time payment. 

  2.  Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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  2. Financial: Jessi Andricks provides services via telepractice with E-Therapy; She is a presenter for Speechtherapypd.com.

  3.  Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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  2. Financial: Lauren Tandy is the owner of Tandy Therapy LLC.  She is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and received one time payment. 

  3.  Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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