Seminars, Workshops, and In-Services
On-site seminars offer many advantages, including
consistency of services provided within your organization
and significant cost-savings compared to sending individual
clinicians to conferences.
Half-day, full-day, or
two-day programs provide state-of-the-art training for:
State or regional conventions
School district or intermediate unit in-services
Private practices and clinics
In some situations, seminars can now be provided
remotely via skype. This offers even more costs savings
because of the elimination of travel costs. Send an
inquiry for more
Click on the title of the presentations below for
overviews, outlines, agendas, and learning objectives:
Practical Treatment Strategies for Preschool Children Who
Learn to evaluate preschool children who
stutter and successfully determine whether and when
to recommend treatment.
Hear about a variety of approaches so you can feel confident that
you are using appropriate treatment strategies and activities.
Study the "family focused treatment
program" (Yaruss et al., 2006) and receive session-by-session lesson plans
helping children develop more fluent speech.
Effective Treatment for Preschool Children Who Stutter:
Build on knowledge and skills gained in the Practical Treatment Strategies program
to help preschool children and their families achieve their
Learn even more strategies for working with families and helping children develop
normal speech fluency.
Review more than 25 dialogues for responding to parents'
Study 10 concrete treatment goals and nearly 30 specific treatment activities
that you can incorporate into your treatment immediately.
Treatment Strategies for School-Age
Children Who Stutter
about the nature of
stuttering in school-age children so you can
understand the rationale for treatment and develop individualized treatment plans.
Study a comprehensive framework for evaluating and treating
the entire stuttering disorder.
Review specific treatment goals and learn how to generalize
treatment gains outside of the therapy room.
Effective Treatment for School-age Children Who
An Advanced Course
on knowledge and skills gained in the
Practical Treatment Strategies program to help school-age
children improve their fluency and their overall communication
Study 10 concrete treatment goals and more than 30
detailed activities you can incorporate into
your treatment immediately.
video samples of me conducting treatment with a school-age child who stutters.
Practical Counseling Strategies for Speech-Language
Learn counseling skills that you can immediately implement
in treatment for listening to
and responding to your client's needs -
regardless of which specific communication disorder they may
Address challenging topics such as motivation
and other roadblocks to success.
Review a widely used framework
drawn from counseling psychology to ensure that you are
helping clients achieve meaningful changes in their lives.
Learn skills that you can apply to any disorder, not just
(Note: A web-based version of this seminar is
also available via
OnlineCEUs.com. See the full description in "Courses").
Evaluation and Treatment for Adolescents and Adults who Stutter
Learn to provide comprehensive
assessment and treatment for adolescents and adults who stutter.
Review specific strategies for reducing: (a) the surface
behaviors of stuttering;
(b) negative reactions by the speaker
and those in his/her environment;
communication difficulties; and (d) the negative impact of
stuttering on the speaker’s overall quality of life.