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Delivery of Trauma Informed Care Through Understanding, Recognizing, and Responding to Trauma (PD102524)

Presenter(s): Danielle M Connor, CCC-SLP; Annie Govea, MS, CCC-SLP
Course Description

The experience of trauma or re-traumatization during a person’s rehab stay can result in physical, psychological, and emotional health conditions, and can also impede therapeutic rapport, the patient’s feelings of safety, and the overall healing and recovery process. This course examines trauma-informed care and its relevancy within SLP practice and discusses ways to implement practical methods of providing trauma-informed care in a health care setting.

This course is a recorded session from the 2021 ASHA Convention Virtual Library (session 2141V).

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Define trauma and identify its long-term effects on overall health and well-being
  • Identify the distinct role of speech-language pathologists in practicing and promoting trauma-informed care across health care settings
  • Discuss practical ways to implement trauma-informed care in speech-language pathology service delivery

Presenter Information

Annie Govea, MS, CCC-SLP (Presenting Author), is a member of the Clinical Services and Education Specialists for Reliant Rehabilitation and has experience working in various settings, including schools, SNFs, home health, and performing mobile MBSS. Her experiences as director of rehabilitation in SNFs renewed her commitment to improving rehab care for adults. Now, as a member of the clinical team, she is able to provide trainings and collaborate on education with a team focused on enriching the rehabilitative care provided to patients.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Salaried employee of Reliant Rehabilitation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Danielle Connor, CCC-SLP (Nonpresenting Author), is a Clinical Services and Education Specialist for Reliant Rehabilitation. As an ASHA-certified Speech-Language Pathologist, she has experience in a variety of settings, including acute care and long-term care, with a passion for post-CVA care. In her current role, she assists in developing continuing education, policies and procedures, and new educational tools to support field therapists. She was a speaker at the 2020 OSHA and the 2020/2021 TSHA Conferences.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Employee of Reliant Rehabilitation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by August 8, 2027.

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: November 2021
End date: August 8, 2027

This course is offered for 0.05 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 0.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.05
Item #(s): PD102524
Available Through: August 08, 2027