Procedures and principles of communication partner training 2 Half-Day sessions Part 1: 19 June 2020 Part 2: 26 June 2020

Dr Erin Conway, MSPA

Procedures & Principles of Communication Partner Training

Workshop summary

LIVE Online details

Participants must attend/complete all elements:

(Registration is for both sessions)

Pre-workshop activity – self paced activity sent a week prior

Live session 1 – Friday 19 June 2020, 1-4pm AEST

Live session 2 – Friday 26 June 2020, 1-4pm AEST


Learning objectives

This workshop will explore principles of communication partner training for acquired language disorder conditions. The application of training will be discussed across conditions including aphasia and TBI, with the application with people with dementia a particular focus.

Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the focus of communication partner training across acquired language conditions (Dementia, aphasia and TBI) including similarities and differences between conditions
  • Discuss available training programs for use with clients in communication partner training
  • Identify the link between communication and quality of care, particularly in dementia
  • Use the information presented to plan communication partner training related management
  • Identify ways to measure outcomes of communication partner training. 


Who should attend?

This workshop is relevant for speech pathologists with some knowledge or experience working with adults with acquired communication disorders. Registrants should be familiar with the communication changes associated with dementia, aphasia and TBI.

Speech pathology students who have undertaken relevant lectures/coursework/clinical placements in acquired language disorders are welcome to attend.



If you have any questions about the workshop or venue, please contact Airlie Smith, CPD Coordinator

If you have any questions about the registration process please contact National Office

19/06/2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Live Event
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Registration Fees

Registration categoriesFee
SPA Certified Practising, Non Certified or Re-entry Members$230.00
SPA Non Practising or Full-time Postgraduate Student Member$152.00
SPA Student Member$115.00
Non Member$460.00

All fees are inclusive of GST

Early Bird closing date is 1 month before the event. After this date an additional $99 registration fee applies.
In proceeding with your registration you agree to the SPA CPD Branch Terms and Conditions.