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Aphasia Training for Health Professionals Thursday October 16 th – Grandview Lodge, Dunnville PowerPoint Presentation
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Aphasia Training for Health Professionals Thursday October 16 th – Grandview Lodge, Dunnville

Aphasia Training for Health Professionals Thursday October 16 th – Grandview Lodge, Dunnville

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Aphasia Training for Health Professionals Thursday October 16 th – Grandview Lodge, Dunnville

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  1. Aphasia Training for Health Professionals Thursday October 16th – Grandview Lodge, Dunnville Registration 0830 Workshop 0900 – 1630 h • Target Audience: • You will benefit from this workshop if you: • are a Health Professional (non-speech language pathologist) working with stroke clients across the continuum • wish to learn techniques to communicate more effectively with clients with aphasia Continuing Education Credits: A personalized certificate of attendance will be given to all participants. This certificate can be used to obtain continuing education credits according to each profession’s rules and regulations. • Course Objectives: • To increase knowledge & enhance the capacity of health professionals to meet the needs of their clients with aphasia through practice and aphasia-friendly materials and communication strategies. • To provide practical strategies and techniques to improve your assessments and interventions and facilitate conversation with clients with aphasia. • To provide opportunities to practice strategies and techniques learned in the workshop through role-playing and group discussion and feedback. • Course Registration: • There is no fee for this workshop. • Registration includes lunch and refreshments and participant handouts. • Call 751-5544, ext. 2466 to reserve your spot by October 6, 2008. Although there is NO registration fee for this workshop, attendance will be limited to 25 participants to support small group learning and discussion. Early registration is recommended. As a courtesy to people on the waitlist, please call to cancel if you cannot attend. This education event is supported by: Aphasia Program, Adult Recreation Therapy Centre BCHS Staff Development Central South Regional Stroke Office Instructor: Jan Roadhouse, MSLP Reg. CASLPO Speech Language Pathologist With Stephen and Carol Goff • Agenda • 0830 – 0900 Registration & Continental Breakfast • Morning Session: • Philosophy of Supported Conversation for Aphasia TM • Living with Aphasia – Stephen and Carol Goff • Techniques to support conversation with clients with aphasia • 1200 – 1300 Lunch Provided • Afternoon Session: • Application of techniques learned through practice and small group work with feedback. • “How do I apply this within my workplace?” • General Question and Answer • 1615 – 1630 Wrap-up and Evaluation