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St Andrew’s Healthcare to host speech and language therapy webinar



St Andrew’s Healthcare is to host a free CPD Speech and Language webinar.

Titled ‘Navigating Communication and Emotional Arousal Levels: Principles and Practical Applications in Psychiatric Settings,’ the webinar will take place on Wednesday March 6 from 1-2pm.

Following significant interest from a recent NR Times article on SLT in Mental Health, join St Andrew’s’ Lead Speech and Language Therapist, Kimberlee Ferrari to learn about the innovative approach used to support the communication needs of people in psychiatric settings with complex mental health needs.

CPD points: 2

Learn and ask questions about:

  • Arousal Curve Principles, including Polyvagal Theory
  • Creating an arousal curve plan, with communication and sensory guidance plotted
  • Using an arousal curve plan in practice, for example in; formulation, debriefs, coping skills, transfers and promotion of least restrictive care.

Kimberlee will be joined by Leanne Clement, Head of Allied Health Professionals and an Occupational Therapist by profession, Leanne will be exploring the creation of an arousal curve plan from a sensory perspective.

Click here to register your attendance