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Homerton University Hospital Speech and Language Therapy Courses.

Communication Skills Workshop: Working with People with Acquired Communication Difficulties
A course explaining the basics of acquired communication disorders and strategies to aid communication, including the opportunity to practise these skills in a clinical setting. This course is aimed at all MDT members as well as students from all disciplines.
Facilitated by Amy Williams, Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist.

Dysphagia and Respiratory Disorders 
A full day course examining the nature and aetiology of dysphagia in patients with respiratory disorders and its management. This course is aimed at Speech & Language Therapists.
Facilitated by Simon Grobler, Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist.

How to deliver Conversation Partner Training for friends and family of people with Acquired Brain Injury
A full day course providing information and advice on delivering conversation partner training to improve conversational interaction between people with acquired communication disorders and their friends and family. This course is aimed at qualified Speech & Language Therapists.
Facilitated by Claire Farrington-Douglas, Lead Speech and Language Therapist, & Amanda D’Souza, Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist.
The next course runs on November 11, details here.

Developing Clinical Skills in Working with Dysphagia
A full day course exploring assessment and diagnosis of dysphagia and its treatment through providing genuine examples of patients in a clinical setting. This course is aimed at newly-qualified Speech & Language Therapists or therapists new to working with client group. Next study day July 19 
Facilitated by Amy Williams, Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist.

Planning Intervention Using Behaviour Change Theory and Techniques
A full day course exploring the uses of behaviour change theory for intervention planning. Content for the day will include an introduction to key concepts and practical tools for supporting theory-based intervention planning, as well as examples of how behaviour change theory has been used to identify the mechanisms of change and active ingredients within specific SLT interventions. Attendees will have the opportunity to apply these tools to examples from their own clinical work.
Facilitated by Dr Fiona Johnson, Senior Specialist Speech & Language Therapist.

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Are you a newly qualified Speech and Language Therapist or a therapist new to Adult dysphagia?
Study day July 19
Developing clinical skills in working with dysphagia

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