Ethical Dilemmas and Solutions for the Early Intervention SLP

Course Number
1856
Price
24.99
Overview
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Presenters:
Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC and Melanie W. Hudson, M.A. CCC-SLP, F-ASHA, F-NAP
In this episode Michelle is joined by the esteemed Melanie W. Hudson, M.A. CCC-SLP, National Director at EBS Healthcare, ASHA Fellow, and Distinguished Fellow of National Academies of Practice (NAP), as well as author of “Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 4th edition” (Lubinski & Hudson; Delmar, Cengage Learning, 2013; Plural Publishing, 2018).  Today they address the tough questions… common ethical issues that Early Intervention SLPs face each day.  Billing concerns, patient abandonment, and the new 2020 ASHA Code of Ethics updates are all covered in this episode that is designed to lift your spirits, get that knot of dread out of your stomach, and leave you feeling refreshed for the start of the new year!

Objective

By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to identify and describe:

  1. The three most common ethical complaints and concerns facing Speech Language Pathologists.
  2. Two ways in which an SLP can avoid these ethical circumstances and dilemmas. 
  3. Three resources that an SLP can use to support ethical decision making. 
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 with the SCATP Expo. 

About Melanie: Melanie W. Hudson, M.A. CCC-SLP, is the National Director at EBS Healthcare, ASHA Fellow, and Distinguished Fellow of National Academies of Practice (NAP). She served on ASHA’s Board of Directors as Chair of the Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Council (2016-2018), the Board of Ethics, and the Board of Special Interest Group Coordinators. Melanie’s publications include “Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 4th edition” (Lubinski & Hudson; Delmar, Cengage Learning, 2013; Plural Publishing, 2018), and chapter author for “The Clinical Education and Supervisory Process in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology,” (McCrea & Brasseur, Slack, Inc., 2019). She served as President of the Georgia Speech-Language and Hearing Association and currently serves on the Georgia Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Additional Information


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


Time-Ordered Agenda:

0-10: Introductions and Backgrounds

10-20: Discuss common ethical complaints and concerns facing Speech Language Pathologists.

20-30: Discuss ways in which an SLP can avoid these ethical circumstances and dilemmas.

30-45: Discuss resources that an SLP can use to support ethical decision making.  

45-1:00: Questions and Answers


Disclosure Statement for Melanie Hudson:

Financial: Melanie Hudson is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receives royalties. 

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Disclosure Statement for Michelle Dawson:

Financial: Michelle Dawson is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receives royalties. 

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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