Speech-Language Pathologists' Role in Social and Youth Justice

Fully Online Programs Through Zoom

Friday, April 30, 2021   

Choose One or Both of the following Sessions:
9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (.2 ASHA CEUs)
12:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (.3 ASHA CEUs)

    Presenter: 

Shameka Stanford, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/L
Juvenile Forensic Speech-Language Pathologist
Child Language Disorders Specialist
The only juvenile forensic SLP in the country.

The Communication Sciences and Disorders Department and the Office of Continuing Education at Molloy College are pleased to welcome Shameka Stanford, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/L , who will be presenting the topic, "Speech Language Pathologists' Role in Social and Youth Justice: The Time is Now", on Friday, April 30, 2021 in two separate sessions. You can choose to take just the morning session, just the afternoon session or both sessions. Certificates of completion will be issued at the conclusion of the programs via email.   

Speaker Bio 
Dr. Stanford specializes in Juvenile Forensic Speech-Language Pathology and the Impact and Confluence of cognitive-communicative disorders on academic success, criminal thinking and behavior, and criminal recidivism in at-risk minority youth. Dr. Stanford has conducted research in the areas of training, knowledge and awareness of special educators and law enforcement, identifying the impacts of untreated communication disorders on academic success and the school-to-prison pipeline, and how the attitudes and awareness of school resource officers and law enforcement affects their interaction with minority youth with undiagnosed and untreated cognitive-communicative disorders. Dr. Stanford is also an American Speech-Language and Hearing Association clinically certified and state licensed speech-language pathologist, a Wrights-Law trained Special Education Advocate, and a Temple University Inside Out Prison Exchange International Instructor. Dr. Stanford is licensed to practice speech-language pathology assessment, treatment/intervention in Maryland, Washington, D.C, North Carolina, and the Bahamas. She has over 9 years of clinical experience with adult and juvenile populations within group homes, public schools, and private charter schools.  

Speaker disclosure
Dr. Shameka Stanford is receiving a speaking fee from Molloy College. Beyond that, Dr. Shameka Stanford does not have relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Shameka Stanford does not have relevant non-financial relationships to disclose

Program Descriptions and Agenda
The two-hour morning session will cover juvenile justice and the school to confinement pipe-line, and its relationship to communication disorders.   The three-hour afternoon session will address how we can check our biases in our clinical work, and write culturally appropriate goals. (This part would include some goal writing activities as well.)   Additional description and timed agenda to come.

Timed agenda:

AM Session: (9:00-11:15 am)
9-9:15 Introduction 
9:15-11:15 content presented and questions and answers incorporated throughout  

Lunch break  (for those attending the full day

PM Session (12:45-4:00 pm)
12:45-1:00 introduction
1:00 - 1:30 content
1:30- 3:45 content and interactive goal writing activities
3:45-4:00 Questions and Answers 

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcome 1     At the completion of this presentation participants will demonstrate an understanding of the intersection between communication disorders and involvement with the justice system
Learning Outcome 2     At the completion of this presentation participants will demonstrate the ability to verbally and in written format use language that is supportive of juvenile justice and communication disorder advocacy in the clinical setting 
Learning Outcome 3     At the completion of this presentation participants will demonstrate the ability to assess, write reports, and prepare treatment goals in a culturally relevant and socially supportive manner  

Date and Time
The program will take place on Friday, April 30, 2021. You will be able to choose from one or both of the following Sessions:

9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (.2 ASHA CEUs)
12:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (.3 ASHA CEUs)

Online Zoom Information 
This program will be conducted as a "live" online course using Zoom. It will be held on the same dates and times as indicated above.   You will be able to take the programs using any type of device that has internet access: PC, Mac, tablet, even a smartphone.   You will receive the Zoom link to join the programs via email within a week of the date of the programs.   If you are not familiar with Zoom please visit the following webpage prior to the course start date on "Joining a Zoom Meeting" at:  https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193. More detailed information on Zoom can be found on the following link: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206175806


Continuing Education Credit: ASHA CEUs
The programs are offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs for the morning session and 0.3 ASHA CEUs for the afternoon session or 0.5 ASHA CEUs for the entire day.  (Intermediate level; Professional area- approval is pending)   

Tuition Rates:
Both Sessions: Regular Registration, through 4/16: $75 
Both Sessions: Late Registration, After 4/16: $95 
Both Sessions: Molloy Students (please register using your Molloy email): $20
Both Sessions: Non-Molloy Students (please register using school email): $40    

AM Session: Regular Registration,through 4/16: $40  
AM Session: Late Registration, After 4/16: $50  
AM Session: Molloy Students (please register using your Molloy email): $10
AM Session: Non-Molloy Students (please register using school email): $20     

PM Session: Regular Registration, through 4/16: $55 
PM Session: Late Registration, After 4/16: $65 
PM Session: Molloy Students (please register using your Molloy email): $15
PM Session: Non-Molloy Students (please register using school email): $25   

Molloy Alumni 25% discount off the rates as indicated above 
Molloy Faculty and Staff: No Charge (please register using your Molloy email) 

Registration
Click here
to register online. Please note that if you are registering online, after you enter your charge card information you should click "Continue to Checkout" just once. It can take up to a minute or two for the charge to be processed. If you click more than once the system will void the registration and you will need to call the CE Office at 516-323-3550 to register.

To register by phone, please call 516-323-3550. We are working remotely, so please leave your name, phone number, a date/time to call you back and we will return your call.  Confirmation of your registration 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.

Mailing List
To be placed on our mailing list, call Ramona Ali at 516.323.3553 or email rali@molloy.edu. 

Questions?
If you should have any questions concerning registration or the program, call 516.323.3553 (We are working remotely from 11/25/20-1/19/21, so please leave your name, phone number a time to call you back and we will return your call)   or email rali@molloy.edu

Communication Sciences and Disorders Department

Molloy's Communication Sciences and Disorders Department continues to offer a comprehensive undergraduate program in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology and also offers an M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology. The M.S. program in speech-language pathology at Molloy College is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Additionally, our Speech, Language and Hearing Center is located off campus in a new facility and continues to serve the community by providing an array of evaluation and treatment services.

The Speech, Language and Hearing Center is 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 Studies
1000 Hempstead Avenue Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002

516.323.3550

conted@molloy.edu