Building Blocks for Early Intervention:
Addressing Behavior and Communication Challenges in the EI Setting
Clinicians and educators face a number of
challenges when diagnosing, as well as when planning and implementing
interventions for this distinct population. Unique skills are required in order
to be successful in the natural environment when coaching parents & caregivers
and interacting with children aged birth-5 birth through the age of five. These
skills differ substantially from those needed to be successful in the clinic,
school, or other medical settings. This course provides the necessary tools to
be effectively help children meet their goals, and as well as the tools to
helping family members and caregivers confidently fulfill their roles as the
child’s primary educators and communication partners. Attendees will learn how
to work as part of a team in order to enhance the child’s language, cognition,
academics, behavior, and mental health.
This six-hour seminar instructs you in techniques for productive, enjoyable
early intervention sessions that are based on research and backed by Jill
Eversmann’s 30 years of experience successfully working with children and their
families. Attendees will leave with new strategies for:
Working effectively with toddlers, parents,
interpreters and other team members
Determining early Augmentative and Alternative
Collecting required data
Maintaining HIPAA compliance and avoiding common
Interpreting the Code of Ethics for situations
that are unique to the early intervention setting
Creatively addressing goals using items found in
most homes as well as store-bought toys
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Recognize the benefits of understanding family
culture, birth order, and learning style when working with children.
List 3 key components of professionalism in the
early intervention setting
Demonstrate 3 different goals one can address
with a single toy/activity
Formulate effective ways to compile data during
Identify typical vs. atypical behaviors in
Examine steps to choosing appropriate AAC systems
for young children
What You Should Bring:
1 or 2 common household items safe for toddlers
JILL EVERSMANN, MS, CCC-SLP, is a
pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist and sign language instructor in Columbia,
SC. She is the owner of Speech Signs, LLC, which offers speech therapy services
and sign language instruction. She has over 30 years of experience, most of
which has been with children aged birth-five years old. She loves working with
young children and their families as well as sharing her knowledge and expertise
with other professionals.
Ms. Eversmann is a dynamic presenter and a sought-after speaker. Her seminars
offer crucial information, innovative ideas and effective techniques that
attendees will be able to use immediately in their practices.
Ms. Eversmann received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech-Language
Pathology from James Madison University and her Master of Science degree in
Speech-Language Pathology from Towson State University. She holds a Certificate
of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and
is licensed by the state of South Carolina.
Financial – Receives a speaking honorarium from Vyne Education.
Nonfinancial – No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
"Jill’s workshop was engaging and informative, and I
highly recommend it for professionals in pediatric settings."
Leah Ziegler, MSP, CCC-SLP
"Amazing. This is one of the best seminars I have attended in years... Excellent
Meryl Pearlstein, SLP
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Early Intervention Professionals
Early Childhood Educators
Special Needs Teachers
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Speech-Language Pathologists, Audiologists
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SEMINAR CLASS TIME:
Seminar Check-in: 7:30 AM Seminar Class 8:00 AM -