NCSHLA Calendar of Events

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The CARE Project Presents Parent Professional Collaborative: Understanding & Managing the Emotional Journey of Families
Greensboro, NC
February 22 - 23, 2019

Parents of children who are deaf and hard of hearing will come together with Professionals who provide services for them to focus on the emotional journey.

Parents will gain resources to help them better navigate the journey and systems of services.

Professionals will gain a deeper sensitivity of the emotional journey and how to change their own culture of communicating information to families.

Please note: this is a child-free event!

Preregistration:

www.tcpsymposium2019.eventbrite.com

CEUs Available* (10 hours) ASHA, LSLS, Certificate of Completion for NCDPI

Registration Fees:
Parents: $100 (2 days), $75 (1 day)

Professionals: $175 (2 days), $100 (1 day)

Students: $50 (2 days), $30 (1 day)

Exhibitors:
$1000 (commercial),
$500 (government agencies, institutions)
$250 (nonprofits)

Sponsor Opportunities:
Parent Scholarships @ $250 each
NOTE: 50 individual parent scholarships will be available on a first come basis. The CARE Project will have 25 rooms at the O’Henry for Friday night, Feb. 22, to give to parents as well. NC parents will be given priority.

Official Hotel: O’Henry Hotel
Booking link for hotel special rate: https://bit.ly/2PqUGTZ

Contact Informationjohnnie@thecareproject.com
lara@thecareproject.com

Flyer.pdf

The CARE Project Presents Parent Professional Collaborative: Understanding & Managing the Emotional Journey of Families
Greensboro, NC
February 22 - 23, 2019

Parents of children who are deaf and hard of hearing will come together with Professionals who provide services for them to focus on the emotional journey.

Parents will gain resources to help them better navigate the journey and systems of services.

Professionals will gain a deeper sensitivity of the emotional journey and how to change their own culture of communicating information to families.

Please note: this is a child-free event!

Preregistration:

tcpsymposium2019.eventbrite.com

CEUs Available* (10 hours)
(ASHA, LSLS, Certificate of
Completion for NCDPI)

Parents: $100 (2 days), $75 (1 day)

Professionals: $175 (2 days), $100 (1 day)

Students: $50 (2 days), $30 (1 day)

Exhibitors:
$1000 (commercial),
$500 (government agencies, institutions)
$250 (nonprofits)

Sponsor Opportunities:
Parent Scholarships @ $250 each
NOTE: 50 individual parent scholarships will be available on a first come basis. The CARE Project will have 25 rooms at the O’Henry for Friday night, Feb. 22, to give to parents as well. NC parents will be given priority.

Official Hotel: O’Henry Hotel
Booking link for hotel special rate: https://bit.ly/2PqUGTZ

Contact Informationjohnnie@thecareproject.com
lara@thecareproject.com

FRIENDS
Cary, NC
March 2, 2019

The FRIENDS one-day conference is a wonderful opportunity for families to come together &
learn about stuttering while meeting others who are dealing with similar struggles. Children’s
programming is activity-based and focuses on feelings & strategies for dealing with stuttering.
Facilitated by speech-language pathologists & members of the adult stuttering community.

PRESENTERS & FACILITATORS

Christopher Constantino, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is an assistant professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders at Florida State University. He teaches classes on counseling and stuttering. He researches the everyday lived experience of stuttering and how this experience interacts with cultural and social factors. Chris is a frequent presenter at professional conferences and contributor to peer-reviewed journals. As an adolescent who stuttered, he had his first experience with FRIENDS at a one-day conference in 2004.

Robert L. Dellinger, M.S., CCC-SLP is an elementary school speech-language pathologist in the Wake County (N.C.) Public School System. Mr. Dellinger serves as stuttering consultant for his district, helping colleagues to navigate through ongoing challenges within the evaluation and treatment process for children who stutter. Mr. Dellinger is active in the local National Stuttering Association chapter and presents workshops on stuttering evaluation and treatment. Mr. Dellinger, a person who stutters, lives in Raleigh, N.C., with his wife and two daughters.

Rita Thurman M.A., CCC-SLP, BCF-S
Rita received her graduate degree from Utah State University. She has worked with people who stutter for 40 years and is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. She is an NSA Adult/ Teen Chapter leader and was awarded the 2012 NC Speech and Hearing Association Clinical Achievement Award and the 2015 National Stuttering Association Speech-Language Pathologist of the year award for her contributions to services for children and adults who stutter.

www.friendswhostutter.org

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Advances in Diagnosis and Management
Charlotte AHEC
March 8, 2019

Target Audience
Pediatricians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, neonatal, psychiatric and pediatric nurses, pediatric therapists—OTs, STs, PTs, parents, foster care professionals, LCSWs, behavior therapists, psychologists, counselors and teachers.

Description
Fetal Alcohol spectrum disorders are costly, life-long disabilities. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are known as hidden disabilities because the vast majority of children and adults living with the impairments are not diagnosed. This conference will discuss how a parent or professional can recognize and provide the most optimal environments, give the best therapies and provide optimal medical care for children with FASDs.

Course Outcome:
After the conference, participants will be able to discuss how a parent or professional can recognize and provide the most optimal environments, give the best therapies and provide optimal medical care for children with FASDs.

Registration Fees:
$135.00 - Full Day Registration (Includes breakfast and lunch)
$85.00 - Half Day Registration (8:00 - 12:15 - Includes breakfast only)
$85.00 - Reduced Fee for Foster Parents (Full Day - Includes breakfast and lunch)
$85.00 - Reduced Fee for DSS/CDSA/CMS Staff (Full Day - Includes breakfast and lunch)
$0.00 - Speaker / Planning Committee Full Day Registration (Includes breakfast and lunch) - MUST HAVE CODE
$250.00 - Exhibitor Fee (Must complete Exhibitor Form)

Exhibitors:
Want to be an exhibitor? Click Here to learn more information and to complete the Exhibitor Form.

Speakers:
Yasmin Senturias, MD, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Medical Director, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics of the Carolinas – Charlotte Clinic, Atrium Health
Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at UNC Chapel Hill

And Featuring Expert Faculty from the Atrium Health Learning Academy:
Kristin Gabriel, MSP, CCC/SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Carolinas Rehab Pediatric Therapy- Wendover

Michelle K. Yoder, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist
Clinical Coordinator
Carolinas Rehabilitation Pediatric Therapy-Pineville and Wendover

Brittany I. Boswell, MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist
Carolinas Rehabilitation
Atrium Health

Karen Charlton, MPT
Lead Physical Therapist
Clinical Education Coordinator
Carolinas Rehabilitation Pediatric Therapy Pineville

Agenda:
7:30 - 8:00 - Registration / Breakfast
8:00 - 8:10 - Welcome / Announcements / Overview
8:10 – 10:00 - FASD Identification and Management in the Medical Home - Dr. Yasmin Senturias
10:00 - 10:15 - BREAK
10:15 – 11:15 - FASD Neurobehavioral Strategies
11:15- 12:15 - Panel Discussion
12:15– 12:45 - LUNCH
12:45-1:45 - SLP Presentation - Kristin Gabriel, MSP, CCC/SLP
1:45 – 2:00 - BREAK
2:00 – 3:45 - OT Presentation - Brittany Boswell and Michelle K. Yoder, OTR/L
3:45 – 4:30 - PT Presentation - Karen Charlton
4:30 – Adjourn

Credit:
CEUs and Contact Hours
This Activity fulfills the requirement of 0.73 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), representing 7.3 contact hours for full day attendance.

This Activity fulfills the requirement of 0.38 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), representing 3.8 contact hours for half day attendance (8:00am - 12:15pm).

NC Psychologists Credit:
Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists

National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC):
The Charlotte Area Health Education Center and Partners Behavioral Health Management are cosponsors of this program. A co-sponsorship application has been sent to NBCC for approval. Charlotte Area Health Education Center is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5096. The ACEP solely is responsible for this program, including the awarding of NBCC credit.

Physical Therapy:
Charlotte AHEC, NC AHEC system, is an approved provider by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners with regard to activities directly related to physical therapy for continued competence.

Occupational Therapy:
As of July 1, 2018, the NCBOT no longer accepts applications for pre-approval of CCAs. OT practitioners need to make sure they are completing activities that comply with Section .0800 of the NCBOT Rules.

Speech Therapy:
Charlotte AHEC will issue Certificates of Maintenance only; the participant must self-track and record the certificate for ASHA Certification documentation. (TBD)

Nursing:
7.3 CNE Contact Hours will be issued for full day conference attendance.
3.8 CNE Contact Hours will be issued for attendance at the half day conference (morning sessions).
Nurses must sign in each day and complete the online program evaluation in order to receive the CNE credit for that day. Attendance of at least 90% of the program is required to receive credit. No partial credit will be provided.

Charlotte AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Objectives
Discuss signs and symptoms of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders including neurobehavioral characteristics with the corresponding manifestations in the home, school and community
Describe the role of the optimal home and school environment in managing the neurobehavioral features of FASD.

Identify therapies that are helpful for children with FASDs, with emphasis on therapies for self-regulation, e.g. Zones of Regulation therapy and strategies for executive dysfunction..
Discuss the role of medicine, nutrition and exercise in the management of FASDs.

Contact
Kelly T Blasky, MPH, 704-512-6529

https://www.charlotteahec.org/continuing-professional-development/event....

Food, Function, and Feeding: A Collaborative Approach to Pediatric Feeding Difficulties
William and Ida Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC
March 9, 2019

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Sherri Shubin Cohen is the Medical Director of the Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Center and Program Director of the Nutrition Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She has been at CHOP since 2004. She is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. She received her medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in Pediatrics at the University of Maryland and a residency in General Preventive Medicine, including receiving a Master in Public Health, from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Suzanne Thoyre, RN, PhD is a Professor of the School of Nursing. She has an extensive background as a neonatal nurse and her research and continuing education activities focus on helping nurses and families partner more effectively with infants and young children as they learn how to eat. Her nursing research and clinical interests are in the area of development, taking both a physiological and behavioral approach to understanding the feeding problems of preterm infants. She is a founding member of the Feeding Flock.

UNC Feeding Team
Maureen Kelly, MSN, CPNP
Victoria Powell (Tori), MSN, CPNP
Kristen Cole, MSN, CPNP
Kristen (Krisi) Brackett MS SLP-CCC
Sarah Studley, MS, SLP-CCC
Kelly Brower, RD, LDN, CSP
Sharon Wallace, RD, CSP, LDN
Kerry Gibson, RD, LDN, CNSC