CEUs for SLPs

Behavior Management in SLP Master Course

Master Class Series, 4.5-hours

Course Description

Part 1
This master course discussed how speech-language pathologists can effectively provide intervention to children with emotional and behavioral disturbances and behavioral difficulties during in-person and remote instructional times. 
Part 2
This session aimed at educating speech language pathologists about psychotropic medications for children and adolescents with psychiatric impairments.

CEUs/Hours Offered

ASHA: 0.4 ASHA CEUs, Intermediate 
CA SLPAHB: 4 hrs
CMH: 4 hrs

About the Presenters

Nancy J. Baehr, M.D.

Bio and Disclosures

Learning Outcomes

List challenging behaviors that commonly manifest in children with genetic, psychiatric, and neurological disorders 

List behavior management strategies from least to most intrusive for students with differing levels of cognitive functioning 

Describe positive, proactive strategies to prevent challenging behaviors

Identify pediatric psychiatric diagnoses which may require medication

Name various classes of psychotropic medications, provide examples of medications in each class and explain how psychotropic medications affect symptoms of children with psychiatric impairments

List potential side effects of various psychotropic medication

Identify pediatric psychiatric diagnoses which may require medication

Summarize evidence for treatment efficacy of psychotropic medication in children  

Satisfactory Course Completion Requirements

This course must be watched in its entirety. In order to receive the CMH or the CEU certificate, a quiz is required to be completed with 80% success.

Agenda

5 mins - Disclosures, Introduction

25 mins - Literature Review: previous studies

50 mins - Methodology and Strategies

  1.  List challenging behaviors that commonly manifest in children with genetic, psychiatric, and neurological disorders 
  2. List behavior management strategies from least to most intrusive for students with differing levels of cognitive functioning 
  3. Describe positive, proactive strategies to prevent inappropriate behaviors

30 mins - Results and Recommendations

10 mins - Q&A

5 mins - Disclosures, Introduction

45 mins - review of pediatric psychiatric conditions which may require psychotropic medication; review various classes of psychotropic medications, provide examples of medications in each class and explain how psychotropic medications affect symptoms of children with psychiatric impairments

30 mins - list potential side effects of various psychotropic medication

30 mins - explore evidence for treatment efficacy of psychotropic medication in children  

10 mins - Q&A

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