Presented by:  Erin Knight, M.A. CCC-SLP
Kristine Loccisano, MPS; BCBA; LBA

Date & Time:  Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 9am-12:15pm
Location:         Virtually via Zoom Platform

 

Registration Fee: $60 per person / Register by Nov. 5th.

This workshop will provide an overview of the theoretical history of language development for speech-language pathology and applied behavior analysis.  The participants will learn about the scopes of practice and competencies of each discipline, the barriers that impact effective collaboration and ways to overcome the barriers.  Case studies to encourage multidisciplinary collaboration will be reviewed and participants will participate in a question and answer session. 

Course Completion Requirements

  • Participant attendance will be verified from the digital platform used to host the event.
  • You must remain on a computer or tablet for the entire class in order to receive CE credits.
  • Participants will be required to submit a course evaluation form within 7 days of course completion, to CEdept@brookvillecenter.org, in order to be eligible to receive CE credits.
  • A certificate of completion will be issued at the conclusion of the program.
  • This course is not provided for partial credit.

Target Audience:  This workshop is intended for speech-language pathologists, behavior analysts, psychologists, special educators, and other child care providers and educators

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the theoretical history of SLP and ABA as needed for collaboration.
  • Define the scope of practice for both SLP and ABA.
  • Describe the competencies of practice for both SLP and ABA.
  • Describe the overlap in practice for SLP and ABA.
  • Identify 5 barriers to effective collaboration.
  • Identify strategies for effective collaboration and techniques to overcome the barriers.

About the Training – 3 Contact / Instructional hours

Time Topic
9:00-9:15am Introduction to Speaker/Topic
9:15-9:45am Theoretical History of Language Development
9:45-10:45am Scope of Practice, Competencies and Overlap in practice for SLP and ABA
10:45-11:00am BREAK
11:00-11:30am Barriers to Collaboration and ways to break the barriers
11:30-12:00pm Case Study 
12:00-12:15pm Question and Answer

About the Speakers:
Erin Knight, M.A. CCC-SLP, is a New York State Licensed/ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist.  She has 12 years of experience providing comprehensive evaluations and speech-language therapy to preschool and school aged students with developmental delays and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  She served as the Lead Speech-Language Pathologist and currently serves as the Senior Clinical Coordinator of the Brookville Center for Children’s Services Speech, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Departments, providing clinical supervision and training of licensed professionals.  She has worked in direct collaboration with Behavior Analysts in order to improve intervention practices for speech-language pathologists, with a focus on evidence-based treatment techniques for children diagnosed with ASD.
Financial Disclosure: Erin Knight is an employee of Brookville Center for Children’s Services and receives a salary.
Non-Financial Disclosure:  The speaker has affirmed that although her clinical practice includes collaboration with BCBA’s, her scope of practice and competencies are directly aligned with the requirements of ASHA.

Kristine Loccisano; MPS; BCBA; LBA is a Board Certified and Licensed Behavior Analyst with over 30 years of experience working with children and adults with developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has been an employee of Brookville Center for Children’s Services for 18 years and was instrumental in developing BCCS’ Autism Program in 2002. Kristine serves as the Senior Clinical Coordinator of BCCS’ psychology and social work departments, providing clinical supervision, training and behavioral consultation.  She incorporates the importance of collaboration with the speech language department as part of her clinical supervision.  She has presented at several conferences including New York State Association of Behavior Analysis, Hofstra University’s Autism Conference and Council for Exceptional Children.
Financial Disclosure: Kristine Loccisano is an employee of Brookville Center for Children’s Services and receives a salary.
Non-Financial Disclosure:  The speaker has affirmed that although her clinical practice includes collaboration with SLP’s, her scope of practice and competencies are directly aligned with the requirements of the BACB.

If you have a disability and may require specific accommodations in order to fully participate, please email CEdept@brookvillecenter.org, at least 10 calendar days prior to the event so appropriate arrangements can be made.

 


Refund Policy
In the event Brookville Center for Children’s Services cancels or reschedules an event, a full refund of pre-paid registration fees will be issued to registrants, within 30 days.  Registrants reserve the right to cancel their attendance, 14 days prior to the event, with a full refund.

Complaint Policy
If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of your continuing education experience, grievance(s) can be submitted in writing to CEdept@brookvillecenter.org.


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