Effective Communication Techniques & Counseling Skills for SLPs, OTs and PTs: Part 2

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Presenter: Adina Soclof, MS CCC-SLP
SLPs, SLPAs, PTs, PTAs, COTAs, OTs, Educators
The second part of this course continues with focusing on ways for clinicians and other professionals who work with young clients and their families to identify techniques to improve and enhance effective communication and counseling skills. The presenter will also provide ways to engage the young client’s cooperation, develop his listening problem solving skills, and ways to praise children to build self-esteem. 

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

  • Identify techniques to improve and enhance counseling skills
  • Describe 13 Ways to Engage Your Client’s Cooperation
  • List Ways To Enhance Your Client’s Listening Skills
  • Describe the Importance of Developing Problem Solving Skills in Young Clients
  • Identify 5 Techniques to Help Clients Develop Problem Solving Skills
  • Define Evaluative and Descriptive Praise
  • List 3 Ways To Praise Children To Build Self-Esteem
About Adina: Adina Soclof is the Director of Parent Outreach for A+ Learning and Development Centers facilitating "How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk" workshops. Adina is the founder of ParentingSimply.com a division of A+ Learning and Development Centers. You can reach her and check out her website at www.parentingsimply.com

Adina, received her master’s degree from Hunter College in New York in Communication Sciences. Adina worked as a Speech Pathologist in preschools for the developmentally disabled in the New York area before staying home full time with her family.

Adina reentered the workforce as a Parent Educator for Bellefaire Jewish Children’s Bureau facilitating “How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk” workshops as well as workshops based on “Siblings Without Rivalry” and “Raising a Spirited Child”. She has been featured at numerous nonprofit organizations and private schools in Cleveland. Adina developed TEAM Communication Ventures and conducts parenting, teacher and clinician workshops via telephone nationwide.
Additional Information

4.0 Hours
CE Credit:
Course Level:
Professional, Introductory

Course Timeline: 

15 minutes: Introduction

20 minutes: Common Non-Productive Communication Methods

60 minutes: 13 Effective Communication Techniques

40 minutes: Ways To Enhance Listening Skills

50 minutes: Define 5 Ways To Teach Children Problem Solving Skills

55 minutes: Learn Ways To Build Your Client’s Self-Esteem

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


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