TC2: Teachers College Teletherapy Connection
January 3 - 4, 2019
January 3, 2019 - January 4, 2019
Format: Online (synchronous)
January 3, 10-4PM EDT
January 4, 9-3PM EDT
Registration Fee: $295 per individual
Group/Team Discount (2 or more):
25% off the registration fee, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register
Student Fee: $150 per individual
10 LSLS CEUs from AG Bell Academy & 1.0 ASHA CEUs
Please visit our Continuing Education tab for more details.
This two day workshop will provide attendees with an immersive teletherapy experience, equipping professionals in the fields of speech-language pathology and special education with the knowledge and skills necessary to start or grow a teletherapy practice. Participants will examine the research supporting tele-intervention, investigate issues surrounding billing, licensing, and technology requirements, and have a chance to plan and implement an actual teletherapy session. Content will be presented entirely via videoconference technology -- learners can attend from anywhere around the world!
Note: This is a distance learning opportunity. Attendees do not have to be present in New York City to participate. Participants will need an internet-enabled computer with webcam and microphone capabilities to participate.
- gain proficiency in the use of distance technology to overcome barriers to service for people with communication disorders and their families, preparing them to meet the needs of the field in the 21st century.
- use best practices in family-centered intervention to coach parents and caregivers from a wide range of cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
- learn the skills necessary to establish and implement a teletherapy program to deliver clinical and educational services to people with communication disorders.
9:30AM - Check-In, Tech support
10:00AM - Welcome and Introduction, Course Outline
10:30AM - Introduction to Teletherapy Concepts, History, and Research
11:30AM - Kids and Tech
11:45AM - BREAK
12:00PM - Learning Lab: Webcams, Microphones, and Telepractice Platformss
12:30PM - LUNCH BREAK
1:30PM - Engaging Children, Families, Clients, Assistants, and Schools Across Distances
2:30 - BREAK
2:45PM - Learning Lab: Screensharing, Applications, and Resources for Teletherapy
4:00PM - Session Ends
8:30AM - Check-In
9:00AM - Teletherapy Licensing, Regulations, and Documentation
10:00AM - Assessment Considerations
10:30AM - BREAK
10:45AM - Learning Lab: Scheduling and Planning a Teletherapy Session
12:00PM - LUNCH
1:15PM - Practice Teletherapy Session
2:15PM - Teletherapy Session Debrief
2:45PM - Wrap-up and Evaluation
3:00PM - Session Ends
Elizabeth Rosenzweig MS CCC-SLP LSLS Cert. AVT is an Auditory Verbal Therapist in private practice. She serves families around the world via teletherapy and mentors aspiring Listening and Spoken Language Specialist certified professionals. She has served families and trained professionals in the Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, England, France, Kenya, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Northern Ireland, the Philippines, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, and Zambia. Her research interests include family-centered early intervention, culturally responsive practice, and outcomes for children with hearing loss. Elizabeth is a member of the National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities and PhD student at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Disclosure: Elizabeth Rosenzweig MS CCC-SLP LSLS Cert. AVT has a financial relationship with Teachers College Columbia University in that she is a salaried faculty member and she receives financial compensation from Teachers College for this course. Elizabeth is a PhD candidate at Teachers College, Columbia University, a National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities (OSEP grant) Scholar, and an adjunct faculty member at Yeshiva University. Elizabeth has a private practice: www.AuditoryVerbalTherapy.net, is on the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language Board of Directors and is an American Cochlear Implant Alliance New York State Chapter Champion. Elizabeth has no other financial or nonfinancial disclosures.
Maria Hartman Ph.D. is a Lecturer in the Program for the Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Disclosure: Maria Hartman Ph.D. has a financial relationship with Teachers College ColumbiaUniversity in that she is a salaried faculty member and she receives financial compensation from Teachers College for this course. Maria serves on the Advisory Council of the Emerson Center for Professional Development at Central Institute for the Deaf in Saint Louis, and a Member of the Board of Directors for the Children’s Hearing Institute in New York City. Maria has no other financial or nonfinancial disclosures.
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs), Teachers of the Deaf, and program administrators who either currently deliver teletherapy or are interested in learning how to begin.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association CEUs
This course is offered for 1.0 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area). It is the professional intermediate level. Partial CEUs are not available so participants must attend the entire CEU course to acquire ASHA CEUs.