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Counseling Tools For The Speech-Language Pathologist: Applications for Stuttering and other Speech-Language Disorders 
 

# e117   Counseling Tools For The Speech-Language Pathologist: Applications for Stuttering and other Speech-Language Disorders   

by Cyndi Stein-Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP

0.35 CEUs

$ 69.00

This online course is designed to contribute and advance counseling skills for the SLP. Participants will learn a variety of counseling tools and techniques which can be applied to both adult and pediatric clients. Many aspects of a strengths-based approach, solution focused brief therapy (SFBT), and cognitive therapy (CT) will be addressed providing the participant with tools for building client self-esteem, self-confidence, and motivation. All of the above will contribute an essential component for assessment and treatment of the whole individual in the context of his or her life. The presentation will guide participants through various counseling programs in easy to follow sequences. Participants will be given multiple opportunities to engage with the material in preparation for integration into their practice with clients and their families. Participants will learn to emphasize strengths, elaborate on goals to achieve maximum success, and reframe negative thinking styles related to communication disorders. Offered for 0.35 SLP CEUs – 3.5 Contact Hours. 

Content Disclosure: The content of this online CE course does not focus exclusively on any specific proprietary product or service. Presenter financial and non-financial disclosures may be found by clicking on the Presenter & Disclosures tab.

Course Format: Video PowerPoint presentation with author narration & downloadable handout.

At eCourse conclusion, participants will be able to:

1. Verbally identify their own specific strengths and those in others (e.g., clients, students, employees).

2. Identify the specific parts of a SFBT session.

3. Conduct a portion of a SFBT session with a client after practicing these techniques.

4. Distinguish between adversity, thoughts, and feelings as designated in the Cognitive Model.

5. Identify the 10 thinking traps or forms of distorted thinking related to an adversity.

6. Conduct a portion of a CT session using an ABCD grid with a client.

A score of 80% or better must be received on the post-test in order to 
receive a certificate of completion.

Cyndi Stein-Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP, is a certified speech-language pathologist, a professional life coach, and a specialist in the field of human development. Her area of expertise is in coaching and counseling students, clients, and families in the area of communication disorders, and her private practice focuses primarily on adults with disorders of fluency and voice. Cyndi is a full-time faculty member, lecturer, and clinical supervisor in the Department of Speech Communication Arts and Sciences at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY). She is the recipient of the 2009 college-wide Award for Excellence in Teaching and has served on the committee for the past four years to select future award winners. She delivers interactive and experiential workshops and presentations, drawing from fields such as positive and cognitive psychology, solution focused based therapy, and the Coactive Coaching Model. Cyndi is first author of a coauthored textbook, “A Guide to Clinical Assessment and Professional Report Writing in Speech-Language Pathology” (Cengage Learning, 2012). She is also coauthor of her second book “A Personal Development Handbook: the SLP as Facilitator” (Cengage Learning) due to publish in fall 2015. 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial — Cyndi Stein-Rubin is coauthor of the text, "A Guide to Clinical Assessment and Professional Report Writing in Speech-Language Pathology"; receives royalty payments.

Financial — Cyndi Stein-Rubin is author of online CE courses sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives royalties.

Nonfinancial — Cyndi Stein-Rubin has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.  


Intended Audience

  • SLPA
  • SLP

This program is offered for 0.35 CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).

Offered for 3.5 CEEs. Northern Speech Services’ continuing education activities are eligible for Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) Continuing Education Equivalents (CEEs) in speech-language pathology. An activity’s eligibility for CEEs does not imply SAC’s endorsement of its content or any associated products or procedures.

Content Disclosure: The content of this online CE course does not focus exclusively on any specific proprietary product or service. Presenter financial and non-financial disclosures may be found by clicking on the Presenter & Disclosures tab.

ASHA CEUs: NSS online courses are registered with ASHA and are offered for ASHA CEUs. The number of CEUs is noted above. Note that 0.1 CEU = 1 contact hour = equals 1 CEE.

Licensing Boards: Most state licensing boards DO accept CEUs earned online (usually classified as home-study credits). Some state boards do, however, place a limit to the number of credits that can be earned via home study/online courses. For the most current information, we suggest that you contact your licensing board or agency to verify acceptance policies and/or any credit limits related to home-study courses prior to registering for this course.

ASHA CE Registry:  During the enrollment process, if you select to receive ASHA credit for this course and if you provide your ASHA number, NSS will automatically submit your CEU information to the ASHA CE Registry after successful course completion (80% on post test). This submission happens once per month, during the first week of the month. For example, if you complete your course on November 7th, NSS will submit all November online course CEUs to ASHA during the first week of December. When ASHA inputs the information into their database, they will mark the course as completed on the last day of the month in which it was completed, so November 30th using this example. The certificate of completion available for you to print immediately, however, will reflect the actual completion date, November 7th in this example. Due to ASHA processing procedures please allow 2-3 weeks, from the submission date, for the course to appear on your ASHA transcript.

ASHA CEUS: Attendees must meet at least one of the following conditions in order to be eligible to earn ASHA CEUs:

  • Current ASHA Member
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) Holder
  • Licensed by a state or provincial regulatory agency to practice speech-language pathology (SLP) or audiology
  • Credentialed by a state regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Credentialed by a national regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Engaged in a Clinical Fellowship under the supervision of an individual with their ASHA CCC
  • Currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral program in SLP or audiology

If an attendee is not an ASHA member or CCC holder but meets any of the above criteria, they may inform the ASHA CE Registry of their eligibility by visiting this site.

Additional accrediting agencies by which Northern Speech is an approved CE provider:

  • California: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board. Provider #PDP4. Online CEU limits may apply; please contact SLPAHADB for current online CEU acceptance policies.
  • Iowa: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Iowa Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology Examiners. Provider #169.
  • Kansas: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Provider #LTS-S0005.
  • Peer Reviewed: This course was peer reviewed and registered with ASHA on 12/31/2014.

  • Course Completion Timeframe: You have unlimited time to complete this online course. You may log off and log on as you wish in order to complete all sections of this course.

  • Content Access: Access to course materials and content does not expire, even after completing the post test. You may continue to review course material by logging into your NSS account, clicking the E-Courses tab, and then viewing your desired course.

  • Certificate of Completion: On successful completion of the post test (80%), a certificate will be immediately available for download and/or printing. This certificate will include your name, date of completion (based on the Eastern Standard Time Zone), and number of contact hours (CEUs / CEEs).

  • ASHA CE Registry Submission: During the enrollment process, if you select to receive ASHA credit for this course and if you provide your ASHA number, NSS will automatically submit your CEU information to the ASHA CE Registry after successful course completion (80% on post test). This submission happens once per month, during the first week of the month. For example, if you complete your course on November 7th, NSS will submit all November online course CEUs to ASHA during the first week of December. When ASHA inputs the information into their database, they will mark the course as completed on the last day of the month in which it was completed, so November 30th using this example. The certificate of completion available for you to print immediately, however, will reflect the actual completion date, November 7th in this example. Due to ASHA processing procedures please allow 2-3 weeks, from the submission date, for the course to appear on your ASHA transcript.

  • Purchase Orders: Purchase orders are NOT accepted when registering for online courses. Payment must be made online in the form of a credit or debit card payment.

  • More FAQ: Please click here.

"I liked the second section pertaining to the questions to ask." - A.W., 8/16/2016

"All of the content is beneficial. Counseling is applicable to all SLP populations. I liked the content, handouts, speaker presentation, videos, and examples." - J.L., 8/10/2016

"The discussions on the 3:1 ratio and ABC model were really helpful." - C.W., 8/5/2016

"The discussion of SFBT and ABCD approaches were most beneficial, because they were specific and applicable to the counseling that should happen with certain clients. I liked the outlines of the counseling techniques." - T.R., 6/13/2016

"I liked the provision of questions and examples." - A.G., 5/27/2016

"I really enjoyed the solution focused brief therapy. I liked the explicit examples and videos." - S.B., 5/26/2016

"I appreciated the cognitive model and the many examples and hands on activities." - S.B., 3/29/2016

"The discussion on cognitive therapy as it applies to stutterers was most helpful for me. I liked the ideas and forms presented. I felt the pace of the course was a little slow." - J.P., 3/28/2016

"The session about solution focus brief therapy was very beneficial. I liked learning to address what is important to the client at a given time." - M.R., 3/27/2016

"Going over how to help clients reframe negative thoughts to promote better feelings about themselves and hopefully motivate them to reach goals was incredibly valuable. I liked the 3 separate methods that can be used with most age groups treated." - J.P., 3/16/2016

"I appreciated the value of focusing on a client's strengths rather than their weaknesses. I liked that the explanations were easy to understand." - R.G., 3/15/2016

"All information and techniques can be used functionally and daily in therapy." - S.G., 3/12/2016

 

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