Teachers College Columbia University
Tc2 Teachers College Teletherapy Connection
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About the course
This two day workshop will provide attendees with an immersive teletherapy experience, equipping professionals in the fields of speech-language pathology and special education with the knowledge and skills necessary to start or grow a teletherapy practice. Participants will examine the research supporting tele-intervention, investigate issues surrounding billing, licensing, and technology requirements, and have a chance to plan and implement an actual teletherapy session. Content will be presented entirely via videoconference technology -- learners can attend from anywhere around the world!
- gain proficiency in the use of distance technology to overcome barriers to service for people with communication disorders and their families, preparing them to meet the needs of the field in the 21st century.
- use best practices in family-centered intervention to coach parents and caregivers from a wide range of cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
- learn the skills necessary to establish and implement a teletherapy program to deliver clinical and educational services to people with communication disorders.
9:30AM - Check-In, Tech support
10:00AM - Welcome and Introduction, Course Outline
10:30AM - Introduction to Teletherapy Concepts, History, and Research
11:30AM - Kids and Tech
11:45AM - BREAK
12:00PM - Learning Lab: Webcams, Microphones, and Telepractice Platformss
12:30PM - LUNCH BREAK
1:30PM - Engaging Children, Families, Clients, Assistants, and Schools Across Distances
2:30 - BREAK
2:45PM - Learning Lab: Screensharing, Applications, and Resources for Teletherapy
4:00PM - Session Ends
8:30AM - Check-In
9:00AM - Teletherapy Licensing, Regulations, and Documentation
10:00AM - Assessment Considerations
10:30AM - BREAK
10:45AM - Learning Lab: Scheduling and Planning a Teletherapy Session
12:00PM - LUNCH
1:15PM - Practice Teletherapy Session
2:15PM - Teletherapy Session Debrief
2:45PM - Wrap-up and Evaluation
3:00PM - Session Ends
Who should attend
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs), Teachers of the Deaf, and program administrators who either currently deliver teletherapy or are interested in learning how to begin.
Trust the experts
Elizabeth Rosenzweig MS CCC-SLP LSLS Cert. AVT is an Auditory Verbal Therapist in private practice. She serves families around the world via teletherapy and mentors aspiring Listening and Spoken Language Specialist certified professionals. She has served families and trained professionals in the ...
Maria Hartman Ph.D. is a Lecturer in the Program for the Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at Teachers College, Columbia University. Disclosure: Maria Hartman Ph.D. has a financial relationship with Teachers College ColumbiaUniversity in that she is a salaried faculty member and she rece...