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Speech-Language Pathology
WEBINAR: Facilitating Ready-to-Learn Behavior in School Therapy

ESC-20 provides training, technical support, resources and information about speech therapy for students who have communication disorders.

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Important Session Information:

This session will focus on critical principles of behavior that may be implemented in speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other related service sessions to manage challenging student behaviors.  Topics will include the increasing motivation strategies by using observation of social engagement and pairing strategies, the three functions of behavior, de-escalation techniques, and alternatives to escape extinction to develop ready-to-learn skills in students.  Role playing and case studies will be incorporated to demonstrate applications of these principles.

Learning Objectives:  

The participants will

  1. Describe strategies for increasing motivation strategies by building relationships
  2. Discuss the Social Engagement Ladder and its applications to planning intervention
  3. Identify the three functions of behavior and describe how they impact the therapist’s response to a challenging behavior
  4. Describe de-escalation techniques and alternatives to escape extinction practices in the context of case studies.

Presenters: Cindi Bowling, M.Ed. and Julia Eyer, CCC-SLP

This program has been approved for 5.5 clock hours of continuing education credit by the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA). TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. 

This program has been submitted for approval of 5.5 CCUs from the Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA).

Registration for this session has ended

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(5.5) CEU
(5.5) CPE - TEA Provider #015950
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Julia Eyer
Cindi Bowling
Julia Eyer
Date Time Location
10/14/2021 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Other, Region 20 ESC District - Virtual 40
Recommended Event Titles
Speech-Language Pathology
3 sessions

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