Rethink Cognitive Rehab: Assessment & Treatment for Executive Functioning

Presented by Katie Brown, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS

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Course Description

This course will discuss the speech pathologist’s role in cognitive rehab, how to assess for executive dysfunction outside of the standardized assessment box, and treat using best practice guidelines according to the literature. By using real-life case examples, attendees will discover how to implement a person-centered approach to cognitive therapy using evidence-based treatments.
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Meet Your Presenter

Katie Brown, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS is a speech-language pathologist and certified brain injury specialist practicing in Buffalo, NY. She owns a private practice called Neuro Speech Solutions which specializes in therapy for adults with neurogenic communication and cognitive disorders. Katie is deeply passionate about providing meaningful, functional therapy to those with aphasia and cognitive impairments related to stroke and TBI. Outside of her private practice, Katie is active in the SLP community. She is a mentor for SLPs starting adult-focused private practices and a consultant for the aphasia app company, Tactus Therapy.


  • This program is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs, (Intermediate Level).

Course Details

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. List 3 ways to evaluate executive functioning outside of standardized assessments.
  2. Name at least 3 evidence-based treatments for executive functioning.
  3. Describe how a person-centered approach can integrate with evidence-based treatment protocols for executive functioning.

Time-ordered Agenda

  • 0:00 - Introduction
  • 0:10 - SLPs role in cognitive therapy (overview: how SLPs can differ from OTs in cognitive therapy and what ASHA says on the matter)
  • 0:30 - Assessment of cognition (overview: will provide ways to assess executive functioning outside of standardized assessments, including PROMs, task analysis, checklists, and motivational interviewing)
  • 0:45 - Executive functioning treatment (overview: will review the 2 practice guidelines according to the literature and discuss evidence-based protocols for executive functioning)
  • 0:55 - Case examples (overview: 2 case examples with history and example treatment that shows how personally relevant and meaningful approaches can be used with evidence-based treatments)
  • 1:00 - End course + quiz

Instructional Level

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.

Target Audience

SLPs who work with adult clients.

Live Course Information

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

Recorded Course Information

The course will be available for CEUs until August 23, 2027.

Instructor Financial Disclosures

  • Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.

Instructor Non-financial Disclosures

  • None.

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.

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