SAC Webcast: Communication Health Assistants and Group Programs for People with Aphasia (for Communication Health Assistants) (2020)

Joanne Winckel, M.H.Sc., S-LP(C), Reg. CASLPO
Communication Health Assistants
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This webcast is eligible for 1 SAC CEE (Category A).


Presented by Joanne Winckel, M.H.Sc., S-LP(C), Reg. CASLPO

Intended audience: Speech-language pathology assistant, speech and hearing assistant, Speech-language pathologists

This session pertains to: Adult (18-64), Seniors (65+)

Level: Introductory (Assumes that the participant has little or no familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)

Communication health assistants can be an invaluable asset in group programs for people with aphasia. This presentation will discuss the roles of communication health assistants as well as practical, everyday tips in various aphasia group settings.


Learning objectives:

  1. Identify the models of service delivery for aphasia groups and the associated roles of communication health assistants.
  2. Understand how communication health assistants can contribute to the creation of an aphasia-adapted environment.
  3. Identify opportunities for continuing professional and clinical skills development


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