Pre-Convention Workshops

CEU-eligible workshops sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (PSHA) or the American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders are offered on Wednesday, November 16, 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Choose from one of the two workshops offered below and extend your learning at the ASHA Convention.

Tickets for the workshops may be purchased through registration. You may purchase tickets even if you do not plan to attend the Convention itself, however, you'll still need to complete the full Convention registration process. To do so, log into the registration system and select the "Wednesday Only" option for $0, which will allow you to add tickets for the Wednesday workshops. You will pay only for the workshop you select, and will not be registered for the ASHA Convention, which begins on Thursday.

PC01: Advanced Topics in Avoidance Reduction Therapy for Stuttering (ARTS)
Topic Area: Fluency (SLP)
Presenter: Vivian Sisskin, University of Maryland

This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, the American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders. ARTS is based on the principle that there is a difference between stuttering, a neuro-developmental disorder, and struggling, learned behaviors created through avoidance and maintained by habit. Outcomes of therapy include spontaneous, efficient, and joyful communication. This workshop will address advanced topics for problem solving aimed at the experienced clinician.

PC02: Bringing the Evidence to Clinical Education Practices
Topic Area: Academic and Clinical Education (General Interest)
Presenters: Elaine Mormer, University of Pittsburgh; Cheryl Messick, University of Pittsburgh

This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association (PSHA). Participants in this workshop will learn and practice evidence-based skills and principles of clinical instruction. Content, including take-home tools, reflects research across health professions education. Specifically, topics addressed include: setting expectations, reflective learning, feedback, and critical thinking skills. This workshop will be of use to on-campus and off-campus clinical educators.

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