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Our last webinar presentation this spring …


Course Code:     F4
Course Title:      Aphasia Couples Therapy: A conversation-based approach to therapy
Presenter:            Larry Boles, Ph.D.
Date/Time:         June 7: 12-1pmEST

This webinar is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Various level; Professional area)

Course Description
This webinar will introduce Aphasia Couples Therapy (ACT).  This therapy places the significant other (SO) in the role of therapist, while the speech-language pathologist serves as the coach.  Interaction is between the person with aphasia (PWA) and the SO.  Goals are negotiated between the SLP, PWA and SO.

Meet the Presenter
Larry Boles has been an aphasiologist for over 30 years.  He has presented ACT in the US and several other countries.  He is a professor and practitioner at University of the Pacific in California.

Larry Boles is employed by the University of the Pacific in California and receives a salary. He receives royalties from Plural Publishing for Aphasia Couples Therapy (ACT) Workbook.
Larry Boles gets referrals for clinical cases (pro bono) for ACT candidates.
Course Content: This webinar will focus exclusively on Aphasia Couples Therapy (ACT) and will not include information on other Couples Therapy practices.

$40CAD or $50CAD to receive ASHA CEUs

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We hope you can join us for the live presentation but understand that occasionally you might have a scheduling conflict or time zone challenge. No problem!  You will receive a link to the recorded presentation after each webinar. The link will expire two (2) weeks after each live presentation.


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On-line - Self-Directed Learning

An introductory learning module to help you understand the basics of facilitating Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCATM ).

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We welcome opportunities to discuss taking our Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCA™) workshops to you. We will review your particular learning objectives and timeline, suggest the workshops that fit best and then provide a quote that will include requirements and costs to make this happen.

The Aphasia Institute offers training sessions for health care professionals on how to work with clients with aphasia and to help them overcome communication barriers. Health care professionals will be shown how to apply training techniques to clinical situations such as assessment, counselling, group therapy and working with clients and their communication partners.

Resources, materials and manuals are provided in many of the workshops.

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