ST: Working with Families: Collaboration & Autonomy through Home Programs

June 10, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm

*This is a Closed Event for Therapy 2000 Employees Only*

This event is open to ST/STAs.

This course is pending approval for 2 CEUs by TSHA.



Melissa Cooprider, MS, CCC-SLP

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Course Description:

This training addresses one of the primary aspects of working with families, collaboration through home program activities. Participants will learn strategies for supporting the autonomy of caregivers while encouraging their engagement in the therapeutic process, specifically through the use of effective home program development and implementation.  Documentation of teaching, training, collaboration and home program implementation will be discussed and resources for home programming across disciplines will also be shared.

About Our Speakers:

Melissa Cooprider, MS, CCC-SLP

Melissa Cooprider has 20 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist.  She has worked in outpatient clinics, early intervention, the public schools, and home health.  Her primary areas of focus include AT, Autism, and mentoring other SLPs.

Learner Objectives

  1. List 3 reasons why collaboration and home programming are important for children and families.
  2. Identify and describe effective methods for home program development, teaching and follow up/monitoring.
  3. Provide an example of how to document caregiver collaboration and home programming in an effective manner.

Time 1:00-3:00pm

*This is a Closed Event for Therapy 2000 Employees Only*


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