Module Description

This module provides SLP’s with a set of evidence-based treatment tools for designing cognitive-communication interventions for those with acquired brain injuries. The focus is on individualized treatment approaches that target communication competence in every day life to improve family, community and social communications.

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    CCCABI Module 4: Treatment Overview

    • Welcome

    • Pre-Module Confidence Assessment

    • Pre-Module Quiz

    • Module Video

    • Module Materials Library

    • Post-Module Quiz

    • Post-Module Confidence Assessment

    • Module Evaluation

    • Module Evaluation Form

SLP’s/SLT’s who work with individuals with acquired brain injuries in all settings (acute to community) interested in cognitive and communication interventions. Focus is on adults and adolescents with some pediatric resources provided.

Sheila MacDonald M.Cl.Sc. SLP (C). For disclosure information, see the About CCCABI webpage.

Learning Outcomes
As a result of this module the SLP participant will be able to: 

  1. Summarize the evidence for cognitive-communication interventions
  2. Identify and apply a set of evidence-based “active ingredients” when developing a treatment toolbox for their setting. 
  3. Design contextualized treatment approaches that include meaningful activity, coaching approaches, self-regulatory, and metacognitive approaches and communication partner training. 
  4. Train communication partners to adapt their communication to assist those with brain injuries.

Module Completion Requirements
To complete the module and receive a certificate the learner is required to complete the following: 100% of the module video, a pre-test, a post-test with 80% accuracy on 10 multiple-choice questions (may be taken multiple times), a pre-/post-confidence assessment with 3 confidence ratings, and a brief module evaluation. A clinician's self-evaluation checklist is also provided for your ongoing learning.

This program is offered for .25 ASHA CEUs, Intermediate Level, Professional Area

Time Ordered Agenda 

Topic Area 

Time Allotted 

Video Presentation 

1. CCD Treatment Principles 

5 mins 

2. Treatment Evidence & Guidelines 

30 mins 

3. Treatment Planning & Goal Setting 

15 mins 

4. Engaging the Individual – Behaviour, Self Regulation, Insight, Anger, Positive Behaviour Supports 

35 mins 

5. Treatment Ingredients – Strategies, Tasks, Routines, Instruction 

42 mins 

6. Communication Partner Training 

10 mins 

7. Communication Competence & Clinical Illustrations 

15 mins 

Total Video Presentation 

 152 minutes 

Additional Instructional Materials 

1. Clinician’s Self-Evaluation Checklist 

Download & review at your convenience 

2. Real World Treatment Strategies: Clinical Illustration 

Download & review at your convenience 

3. Extensive Reference List 

Download & review at your convenience

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
For Frequently Asked Questions, please see the FAQ page.