DIVISION OF PSYCHOLOGY AND LANGUAGE SCIENCES
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses
5 th July 2016 Ref: 595/16 £150 Max. no.: 20
Persistent failure to communicate creates high anxiety for both families and professionals.
This study day will give an overview of patterns of communication withdrawal, assessment and management procedures involving home, school and the wider community. It will equip participants with the basic skills to confidently offer a core programme to all selectively mute children and adolescents. Target audience: all professionals and support workers from educational, health and mental health backgrounds. Parents welcome too!
REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
– definition and causes
Preparing for intervention:
– understanding the approach and principles
– what to say to the child
– creating the right environment
Approaches to intervention:
– overall progression and specific techniques
– case studies and video presentation
Workshop on planning intervention
At the end of the course participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
Maggie Johnson , Principal Speech and Language Therapist, Kent Community Health NHS