Targeted Pragmatic Assessments of School-Aged Children with Psychiatric Diagnoses
Tatyana Elleseff, MS, CCC-SLP
This webinar discussed how SLPs can provide effective evidence-based pragmatic language assessment for children with psychiatric diagnoses. This presentation reviewed social communication aspects that can impact assessment outcomes, principles of designing strong assessment prompts and the strategies of pragmatic language assessment to align assessment results with specific areas of intervention.
ASHA: 0.15 ASHA CEUs, Intermediate Level
CA SLPAHB: 1.5 hrs
CMH: 1.5 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.
Describe evidence-based practice pragmatic language assessment strategies applicable to children with psychiatric diagnoses
Discuss the role of language in the development of social communication.
Identify risk factors associated with psychiatric disorders
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
30 mins – objectives
Implement evidence-based practice language intervention strategies applicable to bilingual/multicultural learners
Implement effective evidence-based literacy instruction to bilingual/multicultural learners
Discuss the role of language in the development of literacy.
Identify risk factors associated with language and literacy disorders
30 mins – Review of recommended methodology and strategies
15 mins – Special population considerations
15 mins – Q&A
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