5 Mistakes to Avoid in Data Collection

ASHA Continuing Education Approved , Professional Tools , SLP Summit , Special Education , Speech Therapy , Introductory

This Course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

**This course is no longer available **

No question is more dreaded in an IEP meeting than, "How did you pick those goals?" In this busy day and age, the importance of data can be overlooked. SLPs cannot operate on assumptions or they will end up in due process. This course will help you shift from observational "I think" statements to statements grounded in concrete data, making you more confident when making recommendations to teams.





Financial Disclosure

Lisa Kathman and Sarah Bevier share ownership and earn revenues from SLP Toolkit.

No non-financial disclosures.

After completing this course, the student will be able to...

  1. Identify common pitfalls in data collection and implement strategies for collecting meaningful data.
  2. Explain multiple data sources to use when assessing progress that include use of both quantitative and qualitative data.
  3. Increase overall quality of treatment as a result of reflection on data to make meaningful decisions in future therapy sessions.

Course Agenda

5 minutes- Introductions and Disclosures
10 minutes- Overview and background of research and legal precedence in data collection
35 minutes- overview of 5 common pitfalls in data collection and strategies to efficiently
 5 minutes-Information Sharing from Small Group Discussions (participants will be encouraged to engage in discussion about implementation)  5 minutes- Conclusion and Wrap-Up

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