Feeling stranded on your own treatment island? Are you struggling with getting another therapist to come on board with you to help a child with CAS in a more collaborative way? Let us help you into the collaborative boat! This webinar will provide speech-language pathologists with practical ideas to maximize effective communication and collaboration amongst professionals who share children who have a diagnosis of CAS. Both theory and current literature related to professional collaboration will be reviewed. Results of a recent survey administered by the presenters will be discussed. Case studies showcasing both successful and unsuccessful SLP collaboration will be discussed.
As a result of the webinar, participants will be able to:
- state the similarities, differences, and setting-specific professional responsibilities of the SLP in various professional settings.
- take away at least five practical ideas for promoting collaboration with another speech-language pathologist and the client’s family and/or school team.
- identify at least three methods of increasing successful collaboration and communication between speech-language pathologists.
Minute 1-10: Definition and key components of collaboration and their importance when collaborating on children with CAS.
Minutes 11-23: Review of current literature discussing models of collaboration and best models for to SLP collaboration.
Minutes 24-39: Results and discussion of SLP to SLP collaboration survey and setting specific SLP roles, attitudes, and misunderstandings.
Minutes 40-65: Practical strategies and methods that increase success collaboration and communication between SLPs treating a child with CAS.
Minutes 66-75: Case studies.
Minutes 75-90: Questions and Answers