Unleashing Creativity as an Adult Based Speech Language Pathologist

Presented by Dana M. Bryant, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

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Course Description

This presentation seeks to help SLPs gain perspective of the creative and FUNctional ideas that can be applied to clinical care when working with adult populations. We will explore creative options for working with adults within an outpatient work setting and apply this to develop ideas of FUNctional and person-centered care activities for immediate application […]
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Meet Your Presenter

Dana M. Bryant is a licensed and certified Speech Language Pathologist with 10+ years of experience working with individuals with neurological disorders. She currently works in an Outpatient Clinic in Northern Virginia serving military men and women with Acquired Brain Injuries (ABI) or history of stroke(s). There, she is part of an interdisciplinary team using evidence based practices to treat patients in both individual and group sessions. Specific expertise areas include Motivational Interviewing, FUNctional and Person Centered Care, Return to School/Return to Work, and topics specific to Mild TBI. With her website and social media platforms, Dana hopes to inspire a community of SLPs to unleash their creativity and be more confident in their FUNctional and Person-centered clinical care. She does this through her relatable and entertaining social media content AND with the products and services offered by her business (Parker Bryant Consulting, LLC).


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

Course Details

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify potential barriers to SLP students applying to SLP positions working with adult populations.
  2. Formulate creative options for working with adults within an outpatient work setting.
  3. Apply what they learn to develop their own ideas of FUNctional and person-centered care activities for immediate application in their specific work setting.

Time-ordered Agenda

  • 0:00 - Intro and lit review (research on professional trends, SLP niches, occupational decisions)
  • 0:20 - Lecture (education on person centered care, problem based learning, creativity, lateral thinking)
  • 0:35 - Case Study (diagnoses, hobbies/interests, family situation, goals, therapy activities)
  • 0:50 - Q/A
  • 1:00 - End course + quiz

Instructional Level

Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.

Target Audience

SLPs (adult-based).

Live Course Information

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

Recorded Course Information

This course will be available for CEUs until February 16, 2028.

Instructor Financial Disclosures

  • Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
  • Dana Bryant is an Amazon Affiliate.
  • Presenter is a Medbridge Education Affiliate.
  • Presenter is also the business owner of Parker Bryant Consulting, LLC, which offers 1:1 consulting to SLPs choosing to provide more functional and person centered care in their respective work settings.
  • Presenter will briefly discuss digital products from her website- as they pertain to the topic, though this is not the focus of the presentation.

Instructor Non-financial Disclosures

  • Presenter is a government employee but all views expressed are her own.

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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