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NebraskalicensedspeechlanguagepathologistshaveabienniallicenserenewalwithaDecember1stdeadline,
evenyears.Twenty(20)hoursofcontinuingeducationarerequiredtorenewalicensed,and10hours(musthave
posttest,programoutlineand/orobjectives,andcertificateofcompletion).Boarddoesnotpreapprove,courses
mustmeetboardguidelinestobeaccepted.
Content1Nolimit
Content25hoursmax
NebraskaBoardofAudiology&SpeechLanguagePathology
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Phone:4024712299
CERequired:20hoursevery2years
OnlineCEAllowed:10hours(musthaveposttest,programoutlineand/orobjectives,andcertificateof
completion)
LicenseExpiration:12/1,evenyears
NationalAccreditationAccepted:Boarddoesnotpreapprove,coursesmustmeetboardguidelinestobe
accepted
Notes:Content1NolimitContentII5hrsmax
DateofInfo:12/14/2015

ContinuingEducationCoursesforSpeechLanguagePathologists

Autism:TheNewSpectrumofDiagnostics,Treatment&Nutrition
ThefirstsectionofthiscoursetracesthehistoryofthediagnosticconceptofAutismSpectrumDisorder(ASD),
culminatingintherevisedcriteriaofthe2013versionoftheDiagnosticandStatisticalManualofMentalDisorders,
theDSM5,withspecificfocusontheshiftfromfivesubtypestoasinglespectrumdiagnosis.Italsoaimsto
provideepidemiologicalprevalenceestimates,identifyfactorsthatmayplayaroleincausingASD,andlistthe
componentsofacoreassessmentbattery.Italsoincludesbriefdescriptionsofsomeofthemajorintervention
modelsthathavesomeempiricalsupport.SectiontwodescribescommonGIproblemsandfeedingdifficultiesin
autism,exploringtheempiricaldataand/orlackthereofregardinganylinksbetweenGIdisordersandautism.
Sectionsonfeedingdifficultiesofferinterventionsandbehaviorchangetechniques.Afinalsectiononnutritional
considerationsdiscussesevaluationofnutritionalstatus,supplementation,anddietarymodificationswithan
objectivelookatthescienceandtheorybehindavarietyofnutritioninterventions.Othertheoreticalinterventions
arealsoreviewed.

BuildingResilienceinyourYoungClient
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Ithaslongbeenobservedthattherearecertainchildrenwhoexperiencebetteroutcomesthanotherswhoare
subjectedtosimilaradversities,andasignificantamountofliteraturehasbeendevotedtothequestionofwhythis
disparityexists.Researchhaslargelyfocusedonwhathasbeentermedresilience.Healthprofessionalsare
treatinganincreasingnumberofchildrenwhohavedifficultycopingwith21stcenturyeverydaylife.Issuesthatare
hardtodealwithincludeexcessivepressuretosucceedinschool,bullying,divorce,orevenabuseathome.This
courseprovidesaworkingdefinitionofresilienceanddescriptionsofthecharacteristicsthatmaybeassociated
withbetteroutcomesforchildrenwhoconfrontadversityintheirlives.Italsoidentifiesparticulargroupsofchildren
mostnotablythosewithdevelopmentalchallengesandlearningdisabilitieswhoaremostlikelytobenefitfrom
resiliencetraining.Thebulkofthecoursepresentedintwosectionsoffersawidevarietyofresilience
interventionsthatcanbeusedintherapy,school,andhomesettings.

AlzheimersUnravelingtheMystery
AlzheimersdementiaisagrowingconcernamongtheagingBabyBoomersyet,modernsciencepointstheway
toreducingtherisksthroughmaintainingahealthylifestyle.Thiscourseisbasedonapublicationfromthe
NationalInstituteonAging,whichdescribeshealthybrainfunctioningduringtheagingprocessandthencontrasts
ittotheprocessesofAlzheimersdisease.Fullofcolorful,detaileddiagrams,thiseducationalbookletdescribes
theriskfactorsforAlzheimersdisease,effectivestepsforprevention,strategiesfordiagnosingandtreating
Alzheimersdisease,andthesearchfornewtreatments.Strategiesforcaregiversandreducingcaregiverstress
arealsodiscussedbriefly.

ProfessionalDevelopmentResources,Inc.isaFloridanonprofiteducationalcorporation501(c)(3)thatoffers
150+online,videoandbookbasedcontinuingeducationcoursesforhealthcareprofessionals.Weareapprovedby
theAmericanPsychologicalAssociation(APA)theNationalBoardofCertifiedCounselors(NBCC)the
AssociationofSocialWorkBoards(ASWB)theAmericanOccupationalTherapyAssociation(AOTA)the
AmericanSpeechLanguageHearingAssociation(ASHA)theCommissiononDieteticRegistration(b)
theAlabamaStateBoardofOccupationalTherapytheFloridaBoardsofSocialWork,MentalHealthCounseling
andMarriageandFamilyTherapy,Psychology&SchoolPsychology,Dietetics&Nutrition,SpeechLanguage
PathologyandAudiology,andOccupationalTherapyPracticetheOhioCounselor,SocialWorker&MFTBoard
andBoardofSpeechLanguagePathologyandAudiologytheSouthCarolinaBoardofProfessionalCounselors&
MFTsandbytheTexasBoardofExaminersofMarriage&FamilyTherapistsandStateBoardofSocialWorker
Examiners.

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