Carolina Summer Institute

Now in its nineteenth year, the Carolina Summer Institute has provided training in the principles and practice of Listening and Spoken Language Therapy to hundreds of professionals from around the world. Registration opens 1/29/2016

When Jul 10, 2016 12:00 AM to
Jul 16, 2016 12:00 AM
Where The Children's Cochlear Implant Center at UNC
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-419-1428
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REGISTRATION TO OPEN 1/29/2016
Application Deadline: 2/29/2016
Application Notifications: 3/18/2016
Pre-learning online to begin 5/2/2016

Description
Join us for the 19th annual Carolina Summer Institute. Our institute consists of online coursework and hands-on practice of Listening and Spoken Language therapy with Certified LSL coaches. This year's Institute will provide instruction and training to audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and teachers of the deaf who wish to develop their skills in Auditory-Verbal Therapy, a listening and spoken language approach for children with hearing loss.  The institute will be held July 10-15, 2016 with online pre-learning to begin May 2nd.

Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to:

• Planning and Implementing the Auditory-Verbal Session
• The Development of an Auditory Feedback Loop: Strategies for Speech Babble and Critical Elements
• Beyond Input: Strategies for the Elicitation of Specific Vocabulary and Language Targets
• Conduction a tele-practice session using LSL techniques and strategies

Training will occur through online reading & assignments, taped lectures, group discussions, videotape analysis, self-study and hands-on practicum experiences with children who are enrolled in Listening and Spoken Language Therapy and their families. On-line learning will take between two to three hours each week to complete. Completion is necessary prior to on-site coaching experience.

Now in its nineteenth year, the Carolina Summer Institute has provided training in the principles and practice of Listening and Spoken Language Therapy to over two hundred professionals from around the world. For more information, please contact Lillian Henderson, MSP, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT at 919-419-1428, .
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The deadline for application to the Institute is February 29th, 2016. Participants are encouraged to apply as early as possible to be considered.

Applicants will be notified of their acceptance into the Institute by March 18th, 2016.

Cost
In State Residents - $1000
Out-of-state Residents - $1200

Scholarships
Limited scholarship money may be available courtesy of special funding. To submit a request for scholarship, please check the box on the online registration form with a paragraph stating your need for scholarship funds to be able to participate in this year's Carolina Summer Institute.

Food, Lodging, & Parking
Carolina Summer Institute will be held at The Children’s Cochlear Implant Center at UNC in Durham, NC about 10 minutes from UNC Chapel Hill campus. Institute participants are responsible for their own food, parking, and lodging.  A number of rooms will be blocked at various hotels including on campus housing.  Course participants will have access to a refrigerator to store lunches and a microwave at The Children’s Cochlear Implant Center at UNC.  In addition our center is close to several local restaurants. (DETAILS regarding lodging will be included with acceptance emails.)

Continuing Education

This program is offered 4.8 CEUs from ASHA and 14 LSLS CE credits for the on-line learning from AG Bell.

Payment
Make your check payable to: UNC CH / Dept. of ENT

Submit your payment by mail to:

The Children's Cochlear Implant Center of UNC
Attn: Robert Humphreys
5501 Fortunes Ridge Drive
Suite A
Durham, NC 27713

For more information, contact Lillian Henderson (Lillian.Henderson@unchealth.unc.edu) at 919-419-1428.

Disclosure

The following presenters are employed by UNC-CH and do not have any relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose:  Hannah Eskridge, SLP; Maegan Evans, PhD; Lillian Henderson, SLP; Erin Thompson, SLP; Chrissy Kramer, SLP; Sandra Hancock, SLP.  

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