Professional Development, Learning + Education at SpeechEase
SpeechEase founder Sarah trained in the English National Health Services model and she brings its values and strengths into her clinical leadership in private practice. This model emphasizes the importance of lifelong learning for all healthcare providers to ensure clinical excellence & highest quality service delivery. Continual professional development is integral to our ethos at SpeechEase.
SpeechEase organize a diverse range of education and learning opportunities; there is monthly in-house staff training and regular cross-clinic and inter-professional talks and teaching. Our Speech-Language Pathologists are also in receipt of annual education funding to undertake specialised training and further their skills.
SpeechEase education facilitators Rachel and Ina ensure that all staff members receive protected time to create career plans, and engage in professional development. New graduates receive regular, structured mentoring to help them transition into clinical life.
Behavioural Intervention Training
Navigating Challenging Behaviours to Ensure Success in Therapy with Board Certified Behavior Analyst Bianca Andreone
Sensory Processing Training
Sensory Processing with Occupational Therapist
Deb Lightman, B.Sc. Kin, M.Sc. OT.
Voice Therapy Training
Voice Therapy Approaches with Speech-Language Pathologist, Dinusha Peiris, M.SC., RSLP,
August In-House Staff Training:
Our staff were educated via primary sources as to what the autism community wants from therapy.
September Cross-Site Training:
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Workshop hosted by Chickadee Speech-Language Pathology Services
October Cross-Site Training:
Early Start Denver Model Workshop hosted by Beehive Therapy Services
October Expert Talk
Counselling Skills for Speech-Language Pathologists with Crystal Johnson, MSc, MCP, RSLP, RCC.
Upcoming Education Schedule
Pathological Demand Avoidance or Persistent Desire for Autonomy?
ADHD and the role of the SLP
Best practices for documentation in private practice
Gender Affirming Voice Therapy