Friday, April 29 – Day 2

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Introductory: You have little or no familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.
Intermediate: You have general familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.
Advanced: You have thorough familiarity with current literature and professional practice.
Times subject to change. More workshop information coming soon.

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8:00 am–11:30 am
Presented By

Fred Wien, B.A., M.A., PhD

Speech-Language Pathology Communication Health Assistants

Social Determinants of Health Among Aboriginal Populations in Canada

Intermediate: This presentation focuses on what we know about the social determinants of health as they affect Aboriginal populations, especially those determinants that are distinctive given their histories, cultures and conditions. How this affects service providers and what actions can be taken to address determinants will also be discussed.

Age groups: School-Aged, Adult

 

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8:00 am – 8:45 am

Presented By

Taslim Moosa, M.Cl.Sc., S-LP(C), Reg. CASLPO and Lauren Perduk, M.Cl.Sc., S-LP(C)

Speech-Language Pathology Communication Health Assistants

Inspiring Change Through Clinical Education: Social Justice in S-LP

Authors: Taslim Moosa, M.Cl.Sc, S-LP(C), Reg. CASLPO, Western University, London, ON; Lauren Perduk, MCl.Sc., Western University, London, ON

Intermediate:  This presentation profiles an ongoing supervised clinical experience for speech-language pathology (S-LP) students, which integrates clinical education with service provision in under-serviced communities in South Africa.  This opportunity is offered within a social justice framework.  Program implementation, an approach to social justice in S-LP and outcomes are discussed.

Age Groups:  Pre-School, School-Aged, Adult, Geriatric

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8:45 am – 9:30 am
Presented By

Colleen Braun-Janzen, M. Mus., M.A., R.SLP, S-LP(C)

Speech-Language Pathology

Addressing Wait Lists With a Group Voice Therapy Model

Authors: Colleen Braun-Janzen, M. Mus., M.A., R.SLP, S-LP(C), Deer Lodge Centre, Winnipeg, MB; Leslie Sarchuk, M.A., R.SLP, S-LP(C), Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, MB

Intermediate: This session will describe a group voice treatment model used in Winnipeg. It will demonstrate the efficiency of the model, as evidenced by a drop in wait times from 46 to 7 weeks. Outcomes, including client perspectives will be included. Benefits and limitations of group treatment will be addressed.

Age groups: School-Aged, Adult, Geriatric

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10:00 am–11:30 am
Presented By

Catriona Steele, PhD

Speech-Language Pathology

The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative: Steps Towards Implementation

Author: Catriona Steele, PhD, International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative, Toronto, ON

Intermediate: The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) was launched to develop internationally standardized terminology and definitions for texture modified foods and liquids. The framework was launched in September 2015.  In this mini-seminar, we will review the framework and discuss the steps required to spread awareness and prepare for implementation.

Age groups: Pre-School, School-Aged, Adult, Geriatric

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