Evaluating and treating cognitive communication disorders after TBI

Professor Leanne Togher, FSPA CPSP

VIC Evaluating & treating cognitive communication disorders

Workshop summary

This workshop will combine the provision of information regarding cutting edge, practical and readily available assessment and treatment resources with opportunities for discussion about cases, service delivery challenges, interdisciplinary care and the use of technology in traumatic brain injury rehabilitation.  

Learning objectives
Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Use novel assessment approaches for people with traumatic brain injury and their families
Design assessments that focus on the person with TBI’s ability to produce meaningful discourse and engage in everyday activities
Use goal attainment scaling as a measure of treatment outcome
Design group treatments which focus on improving cognitive communication outcomes 
Deliver evidence based treatment approaches for cognitive communication disability following TBI
Engage and use practice based guidelines to inform management of cognitive communication disorders in people with traumatic brain injury

Who should attend?
This workshop would be of interest to speech pathologists working in the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI), Previous clinical experience with TBI/ABI would be an advantage, but is not mandatory.
Speech pathology students who have undertaken relevant lectures and/or coursework and/or clinical placements are welcome to register.

Before the workshop
Participants are not required to bring anything to the event. All materials are provided.
It would be useful if participants visited speechBITE (www.speechbite.com) prior to the workshop. It would also be useful for participants to have a laptop or smartphone with them.


Workshop details

One day workshop in Melbourne on Friday 6 March 2020
8.30 am registration for a 9.00 am start, concludes at 4.30 pm


If you have any questions about the workshop or venue, please contact Erin Masson, CPD Coordinator cpdcoordinator@speechpathologyaustralia.org.au

If you have any questions about the registration process please contact National Office office@speechpathologyaustralia.org.au or 1300 368 835.

6/03/2020 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Cliftons 440 Collins Street MELBOURNE VIC 3000
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Registration Fees

Registration categoriesFee
SPA Certified Practising, Non Certified or Re-entry Members$371.00
SPA Non Practising or Full-time Postgraduate Student Member$279.00
SPA Student Member$235.00
Non Member$643.00

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.