Carolina Summer Institute

Now in its eighteenth 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 2/1/2015

When Aug 01, 2015 12:00 AM to
Aug 07, 2015 12:00 AM
Where CASTLE
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-419-1428
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REGISTRATION TO OPEN 2/1/2015
Application Deadline: 3/31/2015
Application Notifications: 4/10/2015
Pre-learning online to begin June 8, 2015 

Description
Join us for the 18th annual Carolina Summer Institute. Our institute consists of online coursework to complete prior to attendance, workshop based learning on site, along with hands-on coaching instruction in the practice of Listening and Spoken Language therapy with Certified LSL instructors.


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.

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, lectures, discussions, videotape analysis, self-study and hands-on practicum experiences with children who are enrolled in Listening and Spoken Language Therapy and their families.

Now in its eighteenth 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 Hannah Eskridge, MSP, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
at 919-419-1428,

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The deadline for application to the Institute is Tuesday, March 31st, 2015. Participants are encouraged to apply as early as possible to be considered.

Applicants will be notified of their acceptance into the Institute by Friday, April 10, 2015.

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
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. UNC-Chapel Hill has ample canteens and eating facilities. At CASTLE, course participants will have access to a refrigerator to store lunches and a microwave as well as several local restaurants. (DETAILS regarding lodging will be included with acceptance emails.)

Carolina Summer Institute will be held at CASTLE in Durham about 10 minutes from UNC Chapel Hill campus.

Continuing Education
This program is offered 5.6 CEUs
(Intermediate Level, Professional Area).

Approval from the A.G. Bell Academy for LSLS continuing education credits is being sought as well.

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

Submit your payment by mail to:

CASTLE
Attn: Robert Humphreys
5501 Fortunes Ridge Drive
Suite A
Durham, NC 27713

For more information, contact Hannah Eskridge () 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. Krista Heavner and Sherri Vernelson are employed by NC DPI and do not have any relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

*Special thanks to the Department of Public Instruction - NC Department of Health & Human Services for their contribution of staff time to the success of the Carolina Summer Institute

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