Using SPPARC in Aphasia Therapy - View CPD Course Programme 07/08
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DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION SCIENCE Communication, Language and Speech Science (CLaSS) Unit Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses Using SPPARC in Aphasia Therapy 12th March 2008 Ref: 417/08 £120 Max. No: 30 AIM This course is primarily for speech and language therapists who have either attended an ‘Introduction to SPPARC’ course and/or have experience of using SPPARC with clients in their everyday clinical practice. The aim of the course is to enhance the ability of the course participants to work with data of conversations involving people with aphasia and their everyday conversation partners and in particular to plan and evaluate therapy. The course assumes some knowledge of the SPPARC acquired either from attendance at the ‘Introduction to SPPARC’ course and/or through use of the SPPARC in everyday clinical practice. OBJECTIVES By the end of the course participants will: 1. have an improved ability to analyse data quickly and successfully in order to focus on the key issues which are relevant for therapy 2. be able to use their analysis of aphasic conversational data in order to plan therapy focused at aphasic conversation 3. have an enhanced understanding of the process of how to do therapy using the principles of the SPPARC 4. be able to evaluate therapy which uses the principles of the SPPARC PROGRAMME OUTLINE 9.30am REGISTRATION 9.45am Issues in using SPPARC in everyday clinical practice A case study of using SPPARC for therapy: process and outcomes 11.00am BREAK 11.15am Workshops: analysing aphasic conversation and planning therapy 12.30pm LUNCH 1.30pm Extending the use of SPPARC in everyday clinical practice 3.00pm BREAK 3.15pm Final issues and Discussion 4.00pm COURSE ENDS At the end of the course participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance. COURSE TUTOR Dr. Ray Wilkinson is a speech and language therapist whose clinical and research interests focus primarily in people with aphasia and other acquired communication disorders and the effect of these disorders on everyday talk. He is senior lecturer in the Department of Human Communication Science, UCL and is one of the authors of the SPPARC.