The El Dorado Charter SELPA currently offers opportunities throughout the course of the 22-23 school year, for your LEA’s speech and language pathologist and supporting speech community, to receive accredited training opportunities. The El Dorado SELPA’s are a newly accredited CEU provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispenser Board. The SELPAs provide a wide range of training opportunities from community-based offerings such as ASHA webinars, certificated training in Communication Severity Scales (CSS).
This interactive professional learning opportunity allows speech pathologists to gain real-life experience through activities and allows for collaboration between colleagues. In this part one of two series, participants will:
Training Length: 2 Hours
Audience: Speech Language Pathologists and/or other speech staff
UC Davis Extension (1 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814)
Riverside County SELPA (2935 Indian Ave, Perris, CA 92571)
The Communication Severity Scales (CSS) addresses on-going questions regarding SLP growing caseloads, lack of individualized determination of speech and language services, concerns with students missing core academic instruction, and some students rarely being dismissed from therapy. In addition, the CSS provides additional resources for identifying English Learners who may have a speech and/or language disability, expanded analysis of pragmatics, and the new Complex Communication Needs Matrix for students who use augmentative or alternative communication systems. In addition, once trained, you will be given access to the forms, worksheets, and extensive Resources.
At the conclusion of a half-day CSS training, participants will be skilled in applying the CSS to analyze students on their caseloads and make recommendations for speech and language services to IEP teams. The training is comprised of six components:
Overview of the CSS process and legal requirements
Training Length: 3 Hours
Participants will be provided with resources including the newly created AT/AAC assessment template among numerous therapeutic resources. In addition, participants will understand the tiered levels of supports available at all levels of general and special education. Finally, participants will be able to create IEP based goals and services based on the assessment reports they have conducted in both AT/AAC areas.
Training Length: 2 Hours
First-time supervisors must register for the morning session "Part 1". This workshop meets 3 hours of the SLPAB requirements for supervising RPE and SLPAs. Participants will:
Session 2 is intended for all supervisors (first-time supervisors must register to attend both sessions). Participants will:
April 27, 2023 | 9:00 AM to 10:30 PM via Zoom
Intended Audience: Speech-Language Pathologists
Presenter: Liz Arenas, M.S., CCC-SLP-L Speech-Language Pathologist
DL004: Virtual (1.5 hours)
This training will provide participants with an overview of best practice guidelines to consider when planning intervention for culturally and linguistically diverse students with Speech-Language Impairments.
• Become familiar with current research findings regarding effective, successful, and appropriate therapy when
the SLP does not share the student’s language(s) or culture.
This webinar identifies and discusses specific early pre-verbal, verbal, and social features of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and common co-occurring factors. The speaker explains the importance of differential diagnosis of ASD - including the role of the SLP in the process - and discusses ASD-specific assessments and best practice evaluation methods. Register for Sept. 19, 2022 Register for Mar. 6, 2023
This session shares low-cost and accessible methods for voice measurement that clinicians in any work setting can use as part of a voice assessment for adults and children. These assessment methods address the impact of vocal issues on activities of daily living, allow individuals to report voice changes over time, and aid clinicians in developing treatment goals and measuring outcomes. Register for Nov. 16, 2022 Register for May 19, 2023
This webinar will focus on how to use information from curriculum-based language assessment to provide curriculum-based language intervention in classroom or pull-out settings. The course will discuss techniques such as using actual curricular materials to target students’ individualized goals while meeting core curriculum standards in classroom-based writing labs and small group contexts. The course also will offer case studies of students across grade levels. Register for Jan. 20, 2023 Register for April 17, 2023