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Ethics and Early Intervention with Dr. Elise Davis-McFarland

Course Number
1703
Price
24.99
Overview

This course is FREE for ALL members of SpeechTherapyPD.com, unlimited memberships start at $89/year: Become a Member

Presenters: Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC and Dr. Elise Davis-McFarland
In this Special Sunday Night episode, Michelle is joined by a fellow Palmetto State  Lady, the one and only Dr. Elise Davis-McFarland, ASHA’s Immediate Past President.  Dr. Elise is here to share her wisdom on the importance of Ethics within the Early Intervention.  Crucial conversations takes place regarding the differences between Poverty and Neglect, when a DSS referral is warranted, Clinician Safety and the ethics of transferring a patient or when discharging is warranted, as well as ethical considerations for implementing the “Coaching Model” when working with a medically fragile/complex infant/toddler/child.  This is mighty powerful hour with a mighty amazing woman, Dr. Elise!  Enjoy and Happy Early Fourth of July!!
 
Objective

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

  1. Two differences between poverty and neglect and when it is appropriate to make a referral to DSS.
  2. The role of Clinician Safety and when it is appropriate to d/c a patient or transfer a patient to a different clinician or setting.
  3. Three ethical considerations for implementing the “Coaching Model” of Early Intervention for a medically fragile infant/toddler/child.
About Dr. Elise: Dr. Elise Davis-McFarland is Immediate Past President of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association having been the association’s President in 2018.  She has served on several ASHA committees including her 3-year membership on the association’s Ethics Committee.  She has spoken on ethics in clinical practice and has made presentations on the ethics of international practice and program development. She started her career as a pediatric speech-language pathologist and has held faculty positions at the University of Houston, the Medical University of Southern Africa and the Medical University of South Carolina where she developed the
graduate communication sciences and disorders program. Dr. Davis-McFarland is an ASHA Fellow.  

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. 
Additional Information


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


Time-Ordered Agenda:

0-10: Introductions and Backgrounds

10-20: Discuss differences between poverty and neglect and ethical considerations a clinician needs to make prior to a DSS referral. 

20-30: Discuss Clinician Safety and Patient Safety and ethical considerations to make prior to d/c or transferring a patient.

30-45: Discuss ethical considerations when implementing the “Coaching Model” of Early Intervention for a medically fragile infant/toddler/child.

45-1:00: Questions and Answers


Disclosure Statement for Michelle Dawson:

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

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.


Disclosure Statement for Elise Davis-McFarland:

Financial: Elise Davis-McFarland is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receives royalties.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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