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CEUs and certificates are available through the CEU SmartHub, however Open Access includes one free ethics course where CMH certificate is available at no charge. This course is offered for ASHA CEUs.

Open Access offers free conference viewing. All Power Up conference certificates and ASHA CEUs are available at the CEU SmartHub. 

Yes, use discount code ebpconfidence when signing up for the CEU SmartHub membership to get a special $99 annual membership rate.

All Open Access members receive an email with conference program and viewing instructions prior to each upcoming Power Up conference. Emails are sent out about 2 weeks prior to each Power Up conference. 

Yes! ASHA CEUs are available with CEU SmartHub membership.

If you have any further questions about the certification process or maintenance of the certificate please contact us at [email protected]

DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF ADHD IN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY: FOCUS ON ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT
Tatyana Elleseff, MS, CCC-SLP

FREE VIEWING, CEUs available through the CEU SmartHub

Inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity are the most common presenting behavioral manifestations in at-risk school-aged children.  This presentation discusses the causes of hyperactivity, overactivity, and inattentiveness in children beyond the ADHD diagnosis.  It addresses a select variety of conditions which may mimic symptoms, including medical diagnoses, traumatic brain injury, language and literacy disorders, acquired genetic disorders, as well as psychiatric disorders with similar symptomology. Recommendations related to which standardized and clinical assessment batteries can be used for determination of language related-deficits are presented.  Finally, treatment options, accommodations, modifications and compensatory strategies to improve affected performance in social and academic settings, are also provided.

available via CEU Smarthub

ASHA: 0.5 ASHA CEUs, Advanced Level

CA SLPAHB: 5.0 hrs

CMH: 5.0 hrs

Tatyana  Elleseff, MA, CCC-SLP is a bilingual SLP, specializing in issues of multicultural, internationally & domestically adopted, at-risk children with communication disorders in school and private practice settings. She has been published a variety of journals as well as presented for a number of medical, academic and non-profit organizations and speech-language-hearing associations.   She is a clinical instructor at the RWJ Medical School Dept. of Psychiatry & a clinical supervisor at Rutgers Day School. 

1.List core symptoms of ADHD as listed in DSM-5 and interpret them through the differential diagnostic lens

2.Describe which disorders have similar symptoms as ADHD

3.Identify select standardized and clinical assessment batteries  useful for students with ADHD

4.Review select EBP treatment approaches and describe their utility

5.List compensatory strategies for intervention purposes

6.List useful accommodations and environmental modifications for students with ADHD to improve focus in therapy sessions

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.

Financial— Will receive a speaking fee from the Lavi Institute/Power Up Conference

Nonfinancial— No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

5 mins – Disclosures, Introduction

60 mins – Discuss core symptoms of ADHD as listed in DSM-5 and interpret them through the differential diagnostic lens.

30 mins – Describe which disorders have similar symptoms as ADHD

30 mins – Identify select standardized and clinical assessment batteries useful for students with ADHD

60 mins – Review select EBP treatment approaches and describe their utility

60 mins – List compensatory strategies for intervention purposes

30 mins – List useful accommodations and environmental modifications for students with ADHD to improve focus in therapy sessions

10 mins – Special considerations

15 mins – Q&A

Ethical Decision-Making: A Public Health Emergency and Unprecedented Challenges
Theresa H. Rodgers, MA, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow

ETHICS COURSE
CMH certificate available at no charge with Open access membership. This course is offered for ASHA CEUs

Response to the COVID-19 pandemic evolved rapidly with the public health emergency forcing speech-language pathologists to change the very manner in which services are delivered. Regulatory agencies and professional organizations provided needed guidance including information on changes to long-standing professional practice standards precipitated by the pandemic. Personal protective equipment (PPE), billing and reimbursement, informed consent, supervision, telepractice, confidentiality, and Individualized Education Plan (IEP) compliance are some of the topics which presented dilemmas and potentially ethical challenges for speech-language pathology professionals. This session will highlight information on these topics including scenarios which will be analyzed and deliberated by participants.

ASHA: 0.1 ASHA CEU

CA SLPAHB: 1.0 

CMH: 1.0 

Theresa H. Rodgers is ASHA’s 2020 President and a former government CAO. An SLP and special education consultant with more than thirty years’ experience in public schools, she has served as president of the Council of State Association Presidents and the National Council of State Boards of Examiners (NCSB), ASHA Vice President for Government Relations and Public Policy, and chaired the CFCC, ASHA Board of Ethics, and Louisiana licensure board. Theresa has provided NCSB’s training on ethical resolution for more than a decade, co-presented ASHA’s ethics webinar in 2016, the ethics Master Class at the 2019 ASHA Convention, and has presented on the topic at numerous national and state conventions.

  1. Delineate areas of SLP practice affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  2. Discuss variations in standards precipitated by the COVID-19 public health emergency.
  3. Analyze scenarios that depict potential ethical violations and dilemmas.

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.

Financial— Theresa H. Rodgers receives a speaking honorarium from the Lavi Institute/Power Up Conference. 

Nonfinancial— Theresa H. Rodgers is ASHA’s 2020 President and a former government CAO. She has served as president of the Council of State Association Presidents and the National Council of State Boards of Examiners (NCSB), ASHA Vice President for Government Relations and Public Policy, and chaired the CFCC, ASHA Board of Ethics, and Louisiana licensure board. 

Introduction and Discussion of Practice Considerations Created by the COVID-19 Pandemic -20 minutes

Changes in Standards Precipitated by the Public Health Emergency-20 minutes

Ethical Decision-Making Model – 10 minutes

Ethical Scenarios and Analysis by Participants -10 minutes

Supervision in SLP: How to Deal with Challenging Personalities
Victoria Simeone, MSW, LSW

ETHICS COURSE
CMH certificate available at no charge with Open access membership. This course is offered for ASHA CEUs

This course provided strategies for developing skills in supervising students, clinical fellows, and employees. Emphasis was placed on avenues for reflection, use of tools to recognize and address value conflict, developing methods of delivering effective feedback. This virtual lecture provided the participants with strategies on how to deal with challenging personalities in both clients and in the workplace, by first, learning more about themselves. Beginning with the art of emotional competency, participants learned about different personality types, conflict resolution styles and where they may fall in each category. Participants then acquired skill sets to help manage emotions in themselves and how to more effectively connect with those they are working with. To conclude, recommendations were given on how to better prepare for entering difficult situations with challenging personalities. Throughout the presentation, implications and applications of these ideas when working with parents, supervisors, and supervisees were discussed. After this presentation, speech pathologists were able to increase their competency in dealing with challenges when working with families that are affected with learning and speech disabilities, and were able to work more effectively on multidisciplinary teams and in supervisory dynamics.

ASHA: 0.2 ASHA CEUs, Intermediate Level

CA SLPAHB: 2.0 

CMH: 2.0 

Victoria H. Simeone, MSW, LSW  is a licensed child mental health social worker specializing in trauma and behavioral disorders. She is a mental health clinician at the Rutgers Day School, Adolescent and Child Partial Hospitalization Program/University Behavioral Health Care, serving children ages 4-13 with a primary focus on treatment of trauma based disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, behavioral management and social skills training, as well as providing behavioral assessment and treatment, ongoing individual play or verbal psychotherapy, family psychotherapy, in addition to collaboration on educational needs and medication management.

  1. List different leadership and personality types and how each behave and may interact with one another.
  2. Describe skills to deal with conflict, manage emotional reactions, and engage in empathic listening.
  3. Gain practical tips when entering situations with challenging personalities.
  4.  

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.

Financial— Victoria Simeone received a speaking fee from the Lavi Institute/Power Up Conference

Nonfinancial— No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

5 mins – Disclosures, Introduction

30 mins – Literature Review: previous studies pertaining to emotional awareness, personality assessments, applications of conflict resolution in the work place, and internal emotional management

50 mins – Methodology and Strategies to address skills in communication in relation to DISC personality types, methods of conflict resolution, anger management, cognitive management, empathy, and active listening

25 mins – Results and Recommendations included dissemination of assessment tools regarding covered topics, applications for meetings, and interactions with parents.

10 mins – Q&A

Tips and Tricks of Teletherapy, 4 HOUR Crash Course
All Things Green Screen

FREE VIEWING, CEUs available through the CEU SmartHub

This session addressed strategies to increase engagement and participation using Technology to maximize students’ progress on goals. Participants learned about new types of technology to utilize during their teletherapy sessions and to create interactive sessions to increase engagement.

ASHA CEUs offered through the CEU SmartHub

ASHA: 0.4

Intermediate 

CA SLPAHB: 4.0  Self-Study

CMH: 4.0 Self-Study

Jillian Yudin has been a Speech Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA) for over 15 years with infants to adults. She is currently an Assistive Technology Specialist. Jillian earned a master’s degree in special education in 2016. She has a background in behavioral support with a variety of learners. She is trained and has earned certificates in a variety of areas that include: AAC programs, PECS, oral placement therapy, Beckmann oral motor therapy, mindfulness, PEERS UCLA social skills, anxiety with an emphasis on neuroscience, Orton Gillingham, Kaufman apraxia, integrated listening, and social skills.

Jillian is currently pursuing higher education to earn a speech and language pathology graduate degree. 

  • List new types of technology to utilize during their teletherapy sessions
  • Create interactive sessions to increase engagement using green screen technology
  • Explain how green screen technology may help students, clients, patients participate fully within their sessions with minimal secondary behaviors
  • List strategies to provide to parents or caregivers  to carryover skills in the home setting in order to generalize goals

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.

Financial: Jillian received a speaking honorarium for this training session.

Non-Financial: No relevant non-financial relationship exists

5 mins – Disclosures, Introduction

Part 1

15 mins                      Quick Review of Technology

51 mins                      Examples

Part 2 (40:43 mins)

How to Set Up a teletherapy Session in Zoom/Google Meets

Part 3 (46:50 mins)

How to set up Bitemoji Classroom

Part 4 (41:40)

Google Chrome Extensions, Snap Camera

Part 5 (55:40)

Overview

Total: 4 hrs 16 mins

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