Telepractice Techniques For Toddlers And
Very Young Children

Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 3:00 – 4:30 PM Pacific time

Location: webinar/online
Duration:
1.5 hours

This event is offered for 1.5 contact hours or 0.15 AOTA and ASHA CEUs at an intermediate level professional area. Course completion is dependent on full attendance for 1.5 hours and survey completion.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

Set Realistic Expectations with Caregivers

Determine Characteristics Of Readiness

Learn Components Of An Engaging Session

Learn Self-reflection and Follow-up

Course Description

Working with very young children via telepractice can be a challenge for many service providers. In addition to engaging materials, knowing, and setting realistic expectations and getting parents or caregivers to participate is often the key to success. This course will give you some insight into ways to prepare for these sessions and achieve better outcomes in the process. 

About The Speaker

Dawn Cotter - Jenkins (MA CCC-SLP, MSHI)

Dawn Cotter-Jenkins specializes as a speech-language trainer in the areas of professional voice use, public speaking and accent modification. She has expanded her practice to include Telepractice training and development for academic, medical, and clinical settings. She is also a guest speaker and consultant on mentoring and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

In addition to adjunct teaching at several universities, she was a full time Clinical Supervisor in the master’s program at Adelphi University’s Hy Weinberg Speech and Hearing Center in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. There she has established the Telepractice Practicum and Research Suite and has created the course, Introduction to Telepractice for Speech-Language Pathology. She continues expanding her specialty skills in the area of telepractice for remote speech and language service provision and telesupervision. 

In 2013 she was appointed to serve on New State Office of Professions- Education Department, Licensing Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She was appointed to the Media Strategy Committee of the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2017.

Dawn Cotter-Jenkins graduated from Stony Brook University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics and a minor in Africana Studies in 1991. She obtained her Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from New York University in 1997. She recently completed a second Master of Science degree in Healthcare Informatics at Adelphi University. She holds numerous other certifications including those in Accent Modification, Leadership, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and speaker, trainer, and coaching specialties. All certifications are featured on the website www.WCSpeech.com.

Financial Disclosure

Dawn Cotter-Jenkins is the owner of World Class Speech Services. She is also receiving a speaking fee from ReadySetConnect.

Non-financial Disclosure

Dawn Cotter-Jenkins serves and is a board member on the NY State Office of Professions- Education Department, Licensing Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She is also a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Cost

$20

Provider

ReadySetConnect

Pay To Register

Provider Disclosures

Financial

ReadySetConnect collects fee from the audience to participate in this training webinar

Non-Financial Disclosure

Provider of the webinar, ReadySetConnect, is a practice management software. Participants of the webinar would become aware of the ReadySetConnect.

Prerequisites

None

Target Audience

Speech Therapists/ Speech Therapy Assistants, Special education teachers/Education Specialists, Psychologists/Mental Health Professionals, Behavioral Therapists/Behavioral Professionals

Time Ordered Agenda

3:00- 3:05 : Welcome and introduction

3:05- 3:20 : Setting Realistic Expectations with Caregivers

3:20- 3:35 : Determining Characteristics Of Readiness

3:35- 3:50 : Components Of An Engaging Session

3:50- 4:00 : Follow-up for eHelpers

4:00- 4:15 : Self-reflection and Planning

4:15- 4:30 : Q & A