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Professional Development Opportunities

ACSLPA provides these professional development listings for your information. Posting an event does not imply endorsement.

Please Note: Speech-language pathologists or audiologists from outside of Alberta, and not registered with ACSLPA, conducting a speech-language pathology or audiology training course or clinical presentation in Alberta must be registered with ACSLPA with Courtesy Registration before providing professional services. Please contact ACSLPA.

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February 2019

PROMPT- Introduction to PROMPT

February 25 @ 9:00 am - February 27 @ 4:30 pm
From Play To Words, #125, 20 Westwind Drive
Spruce Grove, Alberta T7X 0Y5 Canada
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Cost: $750 USD /  This program is offered for 1.8 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area). This workshop focuses on technique and learning the four levels (Parameter, Syllable, Complex and Surface) of prompting that support the broader, holistic philosophy and approach of PROMPT. This presentation will focus exclusively on the PROMPT method and will not include information on other similar or related speech therapy methodology. Instructor Disclosure:  Jodi Sommer is an independent contractor and is compensated by the PROMPT Institute for…

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March 2019

Orofacial Rest Posture Program (ORPP) Screening and Preliminary Intervention for Pediatric SLPs

March 15
TBD, Winston Golf Course
Calgary, Alberta T2E 3Z3 Canada
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Cost: $250 / The ORPP Screening and Preliminary Intervention for Pediatric SLPs course is a one-day course aimed at highlighting the key link between orofacial myofunctional disorders and articulation. Target Audience: School and preschool-based speech language pathologists. Learning Objectives: At the end of this one-day course attendees will be able to: Define, screen and identify children with orofacial myofunctional disorders (OMDs) including poor oral rest posture and tongue thrust swallowing. Determine appropriate early intervention to help minimize the impact…

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Mental Health First Aid

March 20 - March 21

Cost: $250 + gst / Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a nationally recognized two-day workshop involving twelve hours of instruction and is recognized for continuing education credits with numerous licensing bodies. The topics covered in this workshop include: Substance-related disorders including crisis response for an overdose Mood-related disorders including crisis response for suicidal behaviour Anxiety and trauma-related disorders including crisis response for a panic attack & crisis response for acute stress reaction Psychotic disorders including crisis response for a psychotic…

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May 2019

McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program

May 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Red Deer Hospital, 3942 – 50A Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 6R2
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Cost $475 USD / MDTP is a systematic exercise-based approach to dysphagia therapy in adults.  Rather than a specific technique, MDTP is a framework from which to provide individualized therapy to adult patients.  This one-day intermediate course introduces participants to the conceptual basis of MDTP, provides the results of initial clinical studies documenting functional and physiologic benefits from MDTP intervention, describes in detail the components of MDTP, and provides step by step instruction for the evaluation and treatment of patients…

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CMSC Annual Meeting 2019

May 28 - June 1
Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) is pleased to invite you to participate in our Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington from May 28th through June 1st. This meeting will offer a wide variety of learning experiences and networking opportunities.   Our five day agenda is filled with lectures, symposia, workshops, and round tables that will enhance professional practice and improve treatment outcomes in multiple sclerosis. There will be numerous opportunities to meet and greet colleagues who specialize or are interested…

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