BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

FNSL-170 - Principles of FNSL Intervention - 3.00 Credits

FNSL-170 - Principles of FNSL Intervention - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course will concentrate on the principles of speech and language therapy intervention and the role of the speech-language assistant in carrying out program recommendation to provide effective intervention and respond to the needs of First Nations students. Topics will include principles of evidence-based practice such as data collection, treatment techniques, use of effective prompting/cueing and feedback, and effective intervention strategies across various therapy models (i.e., individual intervention, small group intervention, and whole-class intervention).
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • First Nations Speech and Language Assistant Certificate - FNSL Certificate Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : Program Admission
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • demonstrate reinforcement schedules;

  • utilize prompts to correct speech sound pronunciations;

  • utilize cues to correct speech sound pronunciations;

  • demonstrate how visual aids can be used in correction of speech sound production;

  • demonstrate generalization and carry over techniques;

  • document client’s sessions and progress;

  • understand the importance of keeping data;

  • explain group dynamics in intervention sessions; and

  • demonstrate positive behavior supports and strategies for specific disabilities (including FASD).
  • Text and Materials:
  • Beaty, J. J., & Beaty, J. J. (2006). Observing development of the young child. Current Edition. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Merrill.

  • Donovan, C. (1996). Communicating with signs, sounds and symbols. Current Edition. Duncan, B.C.: C. Donovan.

  • Lefrançois, G. R. (2006). Theories of human learning what the old woman said. Current Edition. Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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