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Course Webinar: A Deeper Dive Into Discourse-Level Analysis and Treatment for Aphasia

Course description: This course is designed to walk participants through the process of collecting, transcribing, and scoring a language sample for a variety of discourse analyses that can be performed when working with people with aphasia. Discourse-level treatment protocols will also be reviewed, with specific examples given of how these protocols can be utilized to meet clients’ participation-based goals.

Presented by Brett McCardel, MS, CCC-SLP

Originally presented: Thursday, March 25, 2021

Brett McCardel, MS, CCC-SLP, is the owner and founder of Archways - Aphasia Rehabilitation Services, a private practice based in Seattle, WA that specializes in providing speech and language services to people with aphasia. He has worked with people with aphasia across the continuum of care and across a variety of service-delivery models (including telehealth and intensive aphasia programs). He is passionate about aphasia advocacy and promoting a Life Participation Approach to Aphasia.

Duration: 1 hour.

Target audience: Speech-language pathologists working with people who have aphasia.

Course accreditation:
  • This program is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs, (Intermediate Level; Professional Area).


0:00 - Overview of discourse analysis and how to collect a language sample
0:10 - Transcribing and analyzing a discourse sample
0:30 - Treatment approaches at the discourse-level
0:50 - Q/A session
1:00 - End course + quiz

Instructional level: Intermediate (Information is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter. Focus is on increasing understanding and competent application of the subject matter.)

Key learning outcomes:

As a result of this activity, the participant will be able to...

  1. Describe how to transcribe and score language samples for use in at least 3 different types of discourse analyses.
  2. Identify at least 2 different types of linguistic features that can be used for tracking progress on discourse-level goals.
  3. Describe the basic treatment protocol for at least 2 different discourse-level treatments approaches.

Webinar information:

  • This course will be presented on the Zoom platform. 
  • High-speed internet connection is required.

Recorded course information:

  • The recorded course will be made available on March 18, 2021.
  • The course will be available for CEUs until March 17, 2025.
  • You may register before the course is available and will receive an email with the link to the course once it becomes available.

Instructor disclosures:

  • Financial
    • Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
    • Presenter is the owner of Archways: Aphasia Rehabilitation Services PLLC.
  • Non-financial:
    • None

Instructional methodology: Lecture

Course completion requirements:

  • Full attendance during webinar, as tracked by on-time login and online presence for the duration of the course.
  • Passing score of 100% on a 5-10 question quiz. You will receive immediate feedback and be able to correct answers. We want to ensure that you have the correct information as presented in this course.
  • Quiz needs to be completed within 2 hours of end of course.
  • Completion of program evaluation form.

Access to this course is reserved for Access Pass members.

Certificates of completion: Once the exam is completed and you have provided feedback about the course, you will receive an emailed certificate of completion with course title, course instructor name/title, learning objectives, your name, your license number (if desired), and a confirmation from the CE Task Force director confirming completion of course. If your state licensing board requires specific records of course participation (all licensing boards are different), please email us and we will provide the documentation.

Special accommodations: Please email us with any special needs (e.g., people with hearing loss, people with learning disabilities, etc) prior to the event.

Complaint policy: In the event that an individual is not satisfied with the organization’s continuing education program, we request a formal letter of complaint from the individual that outlines their concerns in writing. For more information, please read our full complaint policy.

Cancellation policy:

For Access Pass subscribers: In the event that a course is canceled or rescheduled, no cash refund will be provided to subscribers of the Access Pass. Therapy Insights will work to reschedule the event, or create a new event within the same month. Therapy Insights guarantees access to one live course per month to all subscribers. In the highly unlikely event that this commitment is not met, subscribers will receive a 50% refund for that month’s subscription cost. Subscribers who are on an annual payment plan will receive a pro-rated refund for 50% of the cost of that month.

All refunds will be provided within 30 days of time of cancellation.

Refund policy in the event that a participant cancels their registration.
In the event that a participant/subscriber registers for the live course and then cancels participation, no refund will be provided. The participant will have the opportunity to access the recorded presentation at no additional cost as part of their subscription or registration fee.

View our full cancellation policy.