Module Description

This module provides SLP’s with a set of treatment standards, guidelines and options for developing evidence-based interventions for word finding, verbal and written discourse.

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    CCCABI Module 6: Expression

    • 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 participant will be able to: 

  1. Summarize the evidence for word finding and discourse interventions. 
  2. Design evidence-based treatment for word retrieval and verbal expression. 
  3. Design evidence-based treatment for written expression.

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 .10 ASHA CEUs, Intermediate Level, Professional Area

Time Ordered Agenda 

Topic Area 

Time Allotted 

Video Presentation 

1. Verbal Expression & Discourse Overview 

6 mins 

2. Word Finding Interventions 

15 mins 

3. Discourse Interventions 

40 mins

4. Written Expression Interventions 

10 mins

5. Clinical Illustrations 


Total Video Presentation 

71 minutes 

Additional Instructional Materials 

1. Clinician’s Self-Evaluation Checklist 

Download & review at your convenience 

2. Word Retrieval Cues 

Download & review at your convenience

3. Discourse Sampling 

Download & review at your convenience

4. Discourse Materials 

Download & review at your convenience

5. Written Expression Editing Guide 

Download & review at your convenience

6. Extensive Reference List 

Download & review at your convenience

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