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Emotional Competence and Well-Being in Kids With Speech and Language Disorders (WEB3450)

Course Description

Communication disorders in children may affect social interactions and lead to negative emotional and behavioral outcomes. This journal self-study explores well-being, resilience, and emotional competence in school-age children. The articles discuss ways to identify risk factors to emotional well-being (including victimization and bullying), assess emotional competence, and support emotional expression in children who use AAC. The final article explores counseling and the role the SLP plays in addressing emotional issues as a part of intervention.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • discuss how children’s narratives can be used to identify risks to well-being and strategies that promote resilience
  • explain risk factors for victimization in children with and without language impairments
  • define emotional competence and describe how it affects a child’s development
  • identify ways to support emotional expression in children who use AAC
  • discuss the role of the SLP in counseling individuals who may experience emotional and behavioral reactions as a result of their communication disorders

Learning Assessment
Online, multiple-choice exam

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 5.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.55
Item #(s): WEB3450
Available Through: November 30, 2023