Speech-Language Pathology - Continuing Education

Molloy College offers programming wherein participants are eligible to receive CEUs from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the accrediting organization for speech pathologists and audiologists. Programs are offered throughout the year, normally once in the fall and once in the spring. If you would like to be placed on our mailing list, email Cindy Thomas at cthomas@molloy.edu or call 516.323.3554.

Save the Date! Spring 2015 Topic To Be Announced

Friday, April 17, 2015; 8:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Wilbur Arts Center, Hays Theater, Rockville Centre campus

The Speech-Language Pathology Program and the Office of Continuing Education at Molloy College will be presenting a topic to be announced on Friday, April 17, 2015. The program is pending approval by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) for.6 ASHA CEUs - Intermediate level; Professional Area). Details will be available in January, 2015, For a program brochure, further information or to be placed on our mailing list, please call 516-323-3554 or email: cthomas@molloy.edu.

The following program was offered fall, 2014:

Evaluation and Treatment of Respiratory /Phonatory Problems in Children with Motor Dysfunction:  Beyond Oral/Motor Treatment

Program Description
This full-day workshop, which will be on Friday, October 17, 2014 on our Rockville Centre campus, is designed to provide therapists with the necessary theoretical and functional information regarding the respiratory/Phonatory system. In addition, this workshop will offer practical guidelines regarding the assessment and treatment of the respiratory/Phonatory problems of developmentally impaired children.

A model for therapeutic intervention will be presented which includes the "how to's" of helping our clients improve.

This practically oriented workshop takes the facts learned in school and translates them into our therapy routines.

A review of your basic anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism prior to course attendance would be helpful..

Learner Outcomes
At the end of this program participants will be able to :

1. Describe the normal and abnormal components of movement that influence the development of respiration/phonation.
2. Describe the Kinesiology of respiration/phonation.
3. Understand the process of speech breathing and how it is affected by abnormal muscle tone and posture.
4. Carry out treatment intervention strategies to improve control of sound production.

About the Presenter
Leslie Faye Davis, 
MS CCC/SLP, NDT Instructor (Emeritus), is a speech pathologist who is widely known as a consultant and lecturer in the field of developmental disabilities. She brings to her presentations 45 years of experience providing direct service to infants, children, and their families.

Her direct hands-on knowledge, combined with her humor and warmth, creates an atmosphere that fosters audience interaction and learning while having fun.

Leslie has been an instructor of the basic and advanced speech sections of the Neurodevelopmental Treatment courses. She is recognized as a speech instructor Emeritus. She has taught both nationally and internationally in addition to maintaining a private practice on Long Island. She has served as adjunct faculty at well-known local universities including Adelphi University, New York University, and Queens College. Her publications include articles on normal and abnormal motor and speech development, respiration and phonation, feeding and pre-speech development.

Her most recent publication, co-authored with Fran Redstone, "NDT and Speech Sound Production" was released March 2014, by Plural Publishing, Inc.

Leslie Faye Davis has disclosed that she has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Date and Time
The program will take place on Friday, October 17, 2014 from 8:15-4:00 p.m.

8:15 - 8:45      Registration and Continental Breakfast (included in your tuition)
8:45 - 9:00      Welcome/Introductions; Objectives of Workshop
9:00 - 10:00    Components of Normal Development as it Applies to Respiration/Phonation
10:30 - 10:45  Break
10:45 - 12:00  The Kinesiology of Respiration: The Mechanics of Speech Breathing
12:00 - 12:45  Lunch (included in your tuition)
12:45 - 2:30    Normal and Abnormal Patterns of respiration/Phonation and its Effect on Speech Development
2:30 - 2:45      Break
2:45 - 3:45     Therapeutic Handling to Improve respiratory/Phonatory Function
3:45 - 4          Summary, Questions and Answers

The program is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs. Intermediate level; Professional Area). A certificate of completion will be issued at the conclusion of the program.

The program will take place in the Hays Theater in the Wilbur Arts Center on the Rockville Centre campus, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, New York 11571.

Directions and a campus map will be sent either with your registration confirmation.

Tuition Rates:
Early Registration, until 9/19/14: $100
Regular Registration, 9/20-10/16: $125
At the door: $135
Molloy Students: $10 (must register by 9/26)
Non-Molloy Students (provide copy of student ID at door): $50 (must register by 9/26)
Molloy Alumni: 10% discount

 You can click here to register onlilne. Click here to register in person, by phone, fax or mail. Confirmation of your registration and classroom assignments will be sent to you upon receipt of your registration.

Refund Policy
A full refund will be granted as long as you contact us one week prior to the start of each program. However, substitutions can be made until the day of the program at no charge.

Brochure and Mailing List
View program brochure. To be placed on our mailing list, call Cindy Thomas at 516.323.3554 or email cthomas@molloy.edu.

If you should have any questions concerning registration or the program, call 516.323.3554 or email lcino@molloy.edu.

 Current schedule of programs

Speech-Language Pathology Department

Molloy's Speech-Language Pathology Department continues to offer a comprehensive undergraduate program in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology and an M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology. The Master's program in Speech-Language Pathology at Molloy College is a Candidate for Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. This is a "pre-accreditation" status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of 5 years.

The Speech, Language and Hearing Center is now located at 30 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre and continues to serve the community by providing an array of evaluation and treatment services.

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Continuing Education and Professional Development
1000 Hempstead Avenue Siena Hall, Room 106 Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002