Cost: $275

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Course Instructors

Erin Long, M.A., CCC-SLP

Erin Long M.A., CCC-SLP is the President and founder of Worldwide Speech. She developed the idea for the company after opening independent practices for expatriate children in both Mexico and Brazil. Erin became a pioneer in developing and mastering the delivery of educational services online. Erin’s mission is to make special needs services available to children around world. As a pioneer in developing online special education services, she is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association's (ASHA) steering group for the development of telepractice policy and training. Because of her experience and expertise in telepractice, Erin has also been invited to present at various seminars and conventions to discuss the efficacy and potential of special education services via telepractice.

Sarah Fowler, M.A., CFY-SLP

Sarah Fowler, M.A., CFY-SLP is a recent graduate of The George Washington University. She primarily works with the pediatric population; however, while in graduate school, she conducted research on the treatment of Primary Progressive Aphasia. In addition, Sarah is passionate about being an advocate for those with disabilities. She has worked closely with students on the autism spectrum and those with Down syndrome. While in graduate school, Sarah completed her externship via telepractice with Worldwide Speech and is now an official member of the therapy team.

Jana Cason, DHSc, OTR/L, FAOTA

Dr. Jana Cason is a professor in the Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy at Spalding University, founder and CEO of TelehealthShare LLC, and a pediatric occupational therapist. She is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association with past leadership positions within AOTA and the American Telemedicine Association. Dr. Cason co-authored numerous telehealth standards and guidelines, book chapters, monographs, and articles and is widely cited by authors across disciplines. Dr. Cason serves as Senior Associate Editor of the International Journal of Telerehabilitation, an open access, peer-reviewed, PubMed indexed journal.

Melanie Criss, OTD, OTR/L

Dr. Melanie Criss is a pediatric occupational therapist, as well as founder and CEO of Community Therapy Services, a company that has specialized in telehealth occupational therapy services for school-aged children since 2009. She is also the co-founder and CFO of TelehealthShare. Dr. Criss has multiple publications on the topic of telehealth and has presented on the topic of telehealth on numerous occasions at national, state, and local conferences, as well as at various universities.

Course Learning Outcomes

Module 1: Introduction to the Telehealth Provider Training Program

Run time
21.35 min.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Identify 3 key resources to support best practices when using telehealth to deliver therapy services with the school-age population.
  2. Describe 2 examples of synchronous and asynchronous telehealth for  the school-age population.
  3. Identify 3 ethical considerations related to the use of telehealth with the  school-age population.
  4. Identify 3 pediatric assessments that can be used with a telehealth service delivery model.
  5. Describe 3 evidence-based, client-centered interventions for the school-age population that can be delivered through telehealth.
Module 2: Telehealth Defined (Key terms, Concepts, and Resources)

Run time
30.15 min.
Learning outcomes: 
  1. Define key telehealth terms. 
  2. Identify 3 key resources to support best practices when using telehealth to deliver therapy services. 
  3. Describe 2 examples of synchronous and asynchronous telehealth with the school-age population.
Module 3: Telehealth Technologies (Hardware, Software, Technology Features and Apps)

Run time
30.44 min.
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe 2 types of hardware and software commonly used for telehealth service delivery. 
  2. Identify 2 considerations related to the selection of hardware for telehealth service delivery. 
  3. Articulate 3 strategies to protect personally identifiable information (PII) when using technology for telehealth. 
Module 4: Telehealth Office Design and Room Set-Up

Run time
28.33 min.
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe 3 telehealth office room design considerations. 
  2. Identify 3 principles of office ergonomics. 
Module 5: Telehealth Competencies and Etiquette

Run time
21.06 min.
Learning outcomes:
  1. Identify 3 competencies (administrative, clinical, technical) related to the use of telehealth. 
  2. Describe 3 actions aligned with telehealth etiquette for preparing and implementing telehealth.
Module 6: Ethical Considerations for Telehealth

Run time
28.40 min.
Learning outcomes:
  1. Describe 3 evidence-based applications of telehealth intervention. 
  2. Identify 2 key telehealth ethics resources for therapy practitioners.
Module 7: Telehealth Speech-Language Evaluation

Run time
33.10 min.
Learning outcomes:
  1. List at least 4 online measures that can be administered as part of a speech-language evaluation. 
  2. Identify 3 environmental factors to consider in preparation for a telepractice evaluation. 
  3. Explain 3 important instructions for the e-helper for a telepractice assessment.
Module 8: Telehealth Speech-Language Intervention

Run time
Part 1: 57.06 min. Part 2: 26.15 min. 
Learning outcomes:
  1. List 5 items that are helpful but not required for intervention via telepractice. 
  2. Explain 2 ways to adapt paper materials to telepractice. 
  3. Identify at least 5 digital materials and 5 websites that are effective for language, articulation, and fluency intervention.
  4. Describe 3 ways to engage your child in telepractice intervention.
Module 9: Quick Tips and Lessons Learned

Run time
30.05 min.
Learning outcomes:
  1. Identify 3 strategies that promote successful telehealth therapy sessions. 
  2. Describe 2 ways to stay connected with other telehealth providers and experts.
Module 10: Telehealth Documentation

Run time
30.43 min.
Learning outcomes:
  1. Describe 3 strategies to streamline the documentation process for telehealth therapy sessions. 
  2. Identify 3 important components of therapy goals.
Module 11: Guided Simulation Activities with Reflective Prompts

Run time
52.47 min
Learning outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate ability to use videoconferencing platform features including annotation, chat, whiteboard, and screen share. 
  2. Identify 3 telehealth-compatible therapy materials that you can use in future telehealth therapy sessions.

Target Audience

Speech-Language Pathologists

  • Has this course been approved for continuing education credit?

    A Certificate of Completion will be provided to all learners who participate in this course and successfully complete the CE course post-test. It is incumbent on registrants to contact their individual licensing authorities to confirm their continuing education requirements and documentation of such.

  • What is the educational level of this course?

    This on-demand course is intermediate level. The information is geared to practitioners with some knowledge of the subject matter.

Instructional Methods

Live Webinars include presenter and participant interaction. Multimedia formats are used during instruction including a live video feed of instructor, PowerPoint, supplemental videos, interactive polls, and/or chat discussion.

On-demand courses include video and audio recordings of live webinars with multimedia formats described above.

Assessment of Learning Outcomes

Learner outcomes are assessed through the CE post-test for live, on-demand, and self-paced learning modules. Post-test questions are based on learning outcomes listed in the course descriptions. 

Course Completion Requirements