Using Coaching Strategies to Engage With Families in an Early Intervention Context
Early intervention supports a child and his or her family
by promoting the child’s learning and development within the context of the
family’s everyday routines. One crucial piece in successful early intervention
is building the family’s capacity to engage in activities that foster
communication development in the child. In this course, Dathan Rush will
provide the purpose, rationale, and protocol for coaching parents of young
children in natural learning environments to foster speech and language development.
Using video analysis and discussion, the course will demonstrate how to
implement the five evidence-based characteristics of the coaching interaction
style with parents of children receiving early intervention services. You’ll
walk away with tools for implementing coaching strategies with families on your
You will be able to:
how SLPs may use coaching interaction style when working with families in early
the five evidence-based characteristics of coaching interaction style
natural learning opportunities with families to serve as the context for early
What is Included?
You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handout, references, and appendices, so you can access it from anywhere!
Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.