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Clinical Approaches and Practices for the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (WEBS0220224)

Course Description

First, Katie Strong and Barbara Shadden provide an overview of the relationship between narrative, identity, and social co-construction for persons with aphasia and narrative treatment approaches for identity renegotiation. Second, Jamie Azios and Jack Damico relate the Lifetime Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA) and issues in longterm care (LTC) along with practice recommendations for implementing LPAA in LTC. Third, Jerry Hoepner and Tom Sather examine the potential approaches for teaching and mentoring students in LPAA. Fourth, Rochelle Cohen-Schneider, Melodie Chan, Denise McCall, Allison Tedesco, and Ann Abramson explore balancing relationshipcentered care and professionalism. Finally, Sarah Wallace, Elena Donoso Brown, Anna Saylor, Erica Lapp, and Joanna Eskander describe aphasia-friendly modifications for occupational therapy assessments and home programs.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • identify methods for incorporating narrative practices in treatment to support identity reconstruction in persons with aphasia
  • describe what treatment is most appropriate for addressing barriers in the communication and language environment
  • list four pedagogical strategies to support implementing LPAA in an academic and/or clinical curriculum
  • describe the centrality of the therapeutic relationship in the clinical encounter with clients living with aphasia
  • list three situations in which the speech-language pathologist can collaborate with professionals from other disciplines to create aphasia-friendly materials
Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 7
ASHA CEU*: 0.7
Item #(s): WEBS0220224
Available Through: September 29, 2023