Difficult Conversations: Sharing Tough News With Parents





Presented by:Adrienne De Froy M.S. CCC/SLP

Adrienne has been a speech language pathologist for 10 years. She spent much of that time on the district’s autism evaluation team. She is currently a doctoral student at The University of Texas Dallas.

Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Adrienne will be paid a percentage from the sales of this webinar. Non-financial: Adrienne is a student at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

Course Description: : In this course, participants will learn about barriers for discussing difficult topics with parents, as well as strategies to work through these barriers. Participants will also learn strategies for preparing to share news that may be difficult for parents to process and work through.

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Learner Outcomes

1. Participants will be able to list 3 barriers to broaching difficult conversations with parents and a solution for each.

2.Participants will be able to list 4 potential counterarguments from parents and one appropriate response for each.

3.Participants will be able to define 2 strategies that can be used to prepare for when sharing difficult news with parents.

Course Agenda

0-5 Introduction

5-10 The importance of difficult conversations

10-30 Common barriers for having difficult conversations with parents

30-40 How to prepare for discussing difficult news with parents

40-60 Strategies to use when discussing difficult topics with parents

60-82 Advice from parents of children with disabilities

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This course is offered for .10 ASHA CEUS, (Introductory Level, Professional Area)


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