Thursday, March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018
3PM to 5PM
Participation-Centered Aphasia Care: Setting Client-Driven Goals for Functional Intervention Across Health Care Settings  (.2 ASHA CEUs, 2.0 Maryland Contact Hours)
Denise McCall, Program Director, SCALE

The purpose of this webinar is to present tools and techniques for collaborative, participation-centered goal setting with people who have aphasia and to illustrate implementation of the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia across varied healthcare settings.  Practical solutions and resources for supporting clinicians, clients and caregivers will be discussed.  Learner Outcomes:  Participants will give examples of evidence-based treatments that can be implemented to achieve participation-centered goals; participants will give examples of measurable outcomes for goals related to quality and quantity of social interactions; participants will give examples of intervention addressing environmental modification.

This program is offered for .2 CEUs (Intermediate level, professional area).  ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.


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The cost for these webinars is as follows: 

MSHA Member   One-hour webinar   $25.00
MSHA Non-member   One-hour webinar  $35.00
MSHA Member   Two-hour webinar  $40.00
MSHA Non-member   Two-hour webinar  $50.00
MSHA Member - 6 Webinar Series    $150.00
MSHA Non-member - 6 Webinar Series  $200.00

Speaker Bio:  Denise McCall, MA, CCC-SLP, has over 25 years of experience as a clinician and researcher.  Her work has primarily focused on investigating the effectiveness of software-based language treatment for people with aphasia.  She has been an integral part of the design and implementation of several grant-funded research projects and has collaborated with interdisciplinary researchers in the fields of neuropsychology, neurology, linguistics and computer sciences.  She has published her work in several peer-reviewed journals and presented research findings at state and national professional societies and has served as an advocate for individuals with disabilities in several arenas.  In 2008, she co-founded a non-profit Community-Treatment Center for People with aphasia and their Families in Baltimore - called the Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement (SCALE).  In November 2014, SCALE merged with The League for People with Disabilities.  Ms. McCall now serves as the Program Director for SCALE @ The League.  She also serves on Lingraphia's clinical review board and consults regarding app design and implementation in community settings and serves as a Board Member of Aphasia Access, an alliance of health-care professionals advancing life-long communication access for people with communication disorders.  Disclosures:  Denise McCall receives an honorarium for this webinar but has no other relevant financial or non-financial relations to disclose.

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