MSUM & UND Spring Symposium

The Multi-faceted Roles of the SLP

April 4-5, 2019 | 8:00 am-5:30 pm

Courtyard by Marriot, 1080 28th Avenue South, Moorhead, MN 56560

Pre-register online is closed as some sessions are full. Please call Monnie Soderberg to register 218.477.2417.

Symposium Attendance Fees:

  • Professional: $225 (includes 2 lunches)
  • Student: $50 (includes 2 lunches)
  • Academic Credit Registration: $50 (1.5 ASHA CEU)

Symposium Payment Options

  • Check
    • Make the check payable to MSUM SLHS Department
    • Print your registration confirmation and return it with your check to:
      MSUM SLHS Department | Murray Hall
      1104 7th Ave S
      Moorhead, MN 56563
  • Credit Card
    • To pay with credit card, please call Monnie Soderberg at 218.477.2417.

Pre-Registration

  • Pre-registration must be received by March 22, 2019.
  • Registrations will be accepted after this deadline and on-site if space is available.

Please do not pre-register for academic credit. The Academic Credit Registration can only take place online through UND’s website. A $50 tuition fee will be payable online at that time.

Pre-register online is closed as some sessions are full. Please call Monnie Soderberg to register 218.477.2417.

Day 1: Thursday, April 4, 2019 | 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • 8:30-9:15 am | Keynote: The Growth Mindset, MariBeth Plankers
  • 9:30-10:45 am | Breakout Session 1 (Choose 1)
    • 1A | Google for the SLP, MariBeth Plankers
    • 1B | Working Successfully with English Language Learners with Language Disorders, Margo Kinzer Courter
  • 10:45 am-12:30 pm | Breakout Session 2 (Choose 1)
    • 2A | Narrative Language: Assessment and Intervention, MariBeth Plankers
    • 2B | Language Processing Disorder: What It Is and How to Treat It, Margo Kinzer Courter
  • 12:30-1:30 pm | Lunch (30 min) & Discussion/Assignment (30 min)
  • 1:30-3:15 pm | Breakout Session 3 (Choose 1)
    • 3A | The Power of AAC and Assistive Technology, MariBeth Plankers
    • 3B | Evaluation and Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Margo Kinzer Courter
  • 3:30-5:30 pm | Breakout Session 3 Continued
    • 3A | The Power of AAC and Assistive Technology, MariBeth Plankers
    • 3B | Evaluation and Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Margo Kinzer Courter

Day 2: Friday, April 5, 2019 | 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • 8-8:45 am | Keynote: Life in the day of a Speech-Language Pathologist, Margo Kinzer Courter
  • 9-10:15 am | Breakout Session 4 (Choose 1)
    • 4A | Telepractice, MariBeth Plankers
    • 4B | Dynamic Ways to Improve Semantic Storage and Retrieval, Margo Kinzer Courter
  • 10:15-11:45 am | Breakout Session 5 (Choose 1)
    • 5A | The SLP and Collaboration, MariBeth Plankers
    • 5B | Can’t Remediate that /R/? Try This Technique, Margo Kinzer Courter
  • 11:45 am-12:45 pm | Lunch (30 min) & Discussion/Assignment (30 min)
  • 12:45-2:30 pm | For the Love of Literacty and Games!
  • 2:45-4 pm | For the Love of Literacty and Games!

MariBeth Plankers Sessions

Day One

Keynote: The Growth Mindset
  1. Participants will identify their role and responsibilities as a role model for a proactive influence on students and colleagues.
  2. Participants will determine strategies to increase student success through a growth mindset.
Google for the SLP
  1. Participants will acquire tools to use via Chrome access for language and literacy.
  2. Participants will determine the use and purpose of Chrome for intervention related to language, reading comprehension, and written language.
Narrative Language: Assessment and Intervention
  1. Participants will acquire tools for formal and informal narrative language assessment.
  2. Participants will be able to apply assessment tools to measurable goals and objectives for narrative language.
  3. Participants will determine the various narrative language tools that may be utilized for on-going data collection that is reflective of students’ present level of narrative language performance.
The Power of AAC and Assistive Technology
  1. Participants will acquire resources related to informal assessment for augmentative alternative communicators.
  2. Participates will apply the use of informal assessment tools to intervention for augmentative alternative communicators.
  3. Participants will carryover functional communication skills to the implementation of literacy for augmentative alternative communicators.
  4. Participants will view and access various no-tech to high-tech augmentative tools and supports for communicators needing to express thoughts, wants, needs, and ideas.

Day Two

Telepractice
  1. Participants will learn about the hardware and software needs of implementing telepractice.
  2. Participants will acquire assessment and intervention tools for the speech language pathologists to be used in telepractice therapy.
The SLP and Collaboration
  1. Participants will determine roles and responsibilities of the SLP in an interprofessional role.
  2. Participants will acquire tools and strategies for a successful collaborative programming.
For the Love of Literacy and Games!
  1. Participants will understand the correlation between the development of language and literacy.
  2. Participant will identify in the tools needed for the process of planning for assessment related to language and literacy.
  3. Participants will determine and take part in interactive intervention strategies that target literacy expansion for all learners.

Margo Kinzer Courter Sessions

Day One

Working Successfully with English Language Learners (ELL) with Language Disorders
  1. Explain research regarding morphology and phonology.
  2. Understand strategies for targeting the form of language (morphology, phonology, and syntax) for ELL.
  3. Discuss possible assessment tools for evaluating ELL.
  4. Describe strategies semantic skills for ELL.
Language Processing Disorder: What It Is and How to Treat It
  1. Explain areas often referred to as language processing.
  2. Understand strategies for linguistic areas of language processing.
  3. Discuss strategies for executive function and lag of language processing speed.
  4. Describe strategies for phonemic discrimination
Evaluation and Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  1. Explain the components of an evaluation for CAS for preschoolers.
  2. Understand the 4 areas of motor planning theory and the application to therapy.
  3. Discuss therapy approaches for CAS for preschoolers.
  4. Define therapy techniques for CAS for preschoolers.

Day Two

Keynote: Life in the Day of a Speech-Language Pathologist
  1. Explore the 5 domains of language through memes and research.
  2. Describe speech disorders and the possible impact on academic achievement.
  3. Define superlinguistic skills needed for auditory and reading comprehension.
Dynamic Ways to Improve Semantic Storage and Retrieval
  1. Explain the research regarding the importance of building semantics.
  2. Understand strategies for systematically improving semantic skills.
  3. Discuss strategies for semantic retrieval.
  4. Describe three retrieval error patterns.
Can’t Remediate That /R/? Try This Technique
  1. Explain /r/ from a motor planning approach.
  2. Understand how to screen at least 21 /r/ patterns.
  3. Discuss strategies for remediation.
  4. Describe the therapy approach needed to remediate /r/.

Courtyard by Marriott
Address: 1080 28th Ave S Moorhead, MN 56560
Phone: 218.284.1000
Room Rate: $109.00/night
Rooms at the Marriot must be reserved by March 3, 2019 to secure this rate. Be sure to specify that you are attending the MSUM/UND Spring Symposium.

Microtel Moorhead
Address: 2915 12th St S Moorhead, MN 56560
Phone: 218.284.4022
Room Rate: Call and ask for the “college rate” of $74.99/night for 2 Queen beds.

If a participant needs specific accommodations regarding special needs, please call the office of Minnesota Speech Language and Hearing Clinic at 218.477.2330.
To request accommodations via email: vicki.riedinger@mnstate.edu

If you would like to discuss your needs, please contact, Vicki Riedinger, ASHA CE Consultant at 218.477.4627.

If a participant has a formal complaint they may call the MSUM Speech Language and Hearing Clinic at 218.477.2330 and leave a voicemail or email us at maribeth.plankers@mnstate.edu. We will provide a 48 hour weekday response time by either the Continuing Education Administrator or Continuing Education Consultant for Minnesota State University Moorhead Speech Language Hearing Clinic.

 

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This symposium is offered for 1.5 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level); Professional (area).
Minnesota State University Moorhead, Speech Language Hearing Sciences Department is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.