2020 SPA Events

6 March 2020 – Evaluating and treating cognitive communication disorders after TBI

Professor Leanne Togher, FSPA CPSP

Learning objectives
Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
→ Use novel assessment approaches for people with traumatic brain injury and their families
→ Design assessments that focus on the person with TBI’s ability to produce meaningful discourse and engage in everyday activities
→ Use goal attainment scaling as a measure of treatment outcome
→ Design group treatments which focus on improving cognitive communication outcomes
→ Deliver evidence based treatment approaches for cognitive communication disability following TBI
→ Engage and use practice based guidelines to inform management of cognitive communication disorders in people with traumatic brain injury.

This is a one day workshop in Melbourne on Friday 6 March 2020
8.30 am registration for a 9.00 am start, concludes at 4.30 pm

Read more HERE.

 

22 + 29 April 2020 – Paediatric Fluency: What to do when?

Dr Kate Bridgman, MSPA CPSP, Dr Shane Erickson, MSPA CPSP

Learning objectives
Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants will be able to
→ describe the changes, trends and practices in paediatric stuttering
→ compare the assessment and treatment practices available for children 2-12 years
→ consider different service delivery models and how they suit clients and clinicians
→ discuss and develop plans for some typical ‘real-world’ clients
→ identify a framework for approaching complex clients
→ advocate for clients who stutter with their parents and teachers.

This workshop will run across two half day ONLINE sessions from 2-6 pm AEDT
Part 1 – Wednesday 22 April 2020
Part 2 – Wednesday 29 April 2020

Read more HERE.

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