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The role of an educational therapist before and after assessment: Best practices for collaboration with psychologists and other clinicians.

1/25/2019
When: Friday, January 25, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Franklin Educational Services, Inc.
11777 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 129
Los Angeles, California  90049
United States
Contact: Daniel Franklin, Ph.D.
(310) 571-1176

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Nicholas Thaler, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, and Daniel Franklin, Ph.D., BCET, are proud to announce their second LACPA Child and Adolescent SIG meeting!

 

Date: Friday, January 25, 11:00 – 12:30.

 

Title: The role of an educational therapist before and after assessment:  Best practices for collaboration with psychologists and other clinicians.

 

Presenters: Dorothy Ungerleider, M.A., BCET, Founder of the Association of Educational Therapists (AET), and Susan Grama, M.A., CCC-SLP, current president of AET.

 

The Association of Educational Therapists is the national professional association for educational therapists.  Founded in 1979, AET defines and sets standards for the professional practice of educational therapy. Educational therapists provide a broad range of individualized educational interventions for children and adults with learning disabilities and other learning challenges.

 

Dorothy Ungerleider, M.A., BCET


Dorothy Ungerleider, Founder of the Association of Educational Therapists, pioneered the movement to standardize the profession of educational therapy.  She is the author of the books Reading, Writing, and Rage and Educational Therapy in Action.  She mentored public school teachers for the Schools Attuned program and helped develop training programs in Educational Therapy at UCLA and CSUN. She spearheaded a pro bono Community Service Project for two Los Angeles agencies, the Juvenile Justice Connection Project and New Directions for Youth, bringing remedial and advocacy services to an under served high-risk population.  Through the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, she provided workshops for juvenile court judges and probation officers and developed a Bench Book for screening delinquent youth. She has lectured extensively about the complex causes of learning disorders and their effects on behavior and personality.  Ms. Ungerleider received her BSEd in special education of emotionally disturbed youth from the University of Michigan and her MA in learning/reading disorders from California State University Northridge.

 

Susan Grama, M.A., CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Susan has worked in public and private schools and inpatient and outpatient hospital settings where she provided assessment and treatment services for children and adults with acquired and developmental communication disorders. Currently, Susan’s practice focuses on children and adolescents with receptive and expressive language impairment that impacts literacy skills and academic achievement. She also works with adolescents who struggle with mathematics. Susan is a graduate of the University of Michigan and holds a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Northwestern University. She has been affiliated with the Association of Educational Therapists since 2007, and has served as allied professional chair, program services chair, and treasurer, and began a term as president of AET in October 2018.

 

Description: Q and A with two of the leaders of the Association of Educational Therapists. Bring your promotional materials and network!  Light snacks and beverages will be provided!                            

 

Location:  Franklin Educational Services, Inc., 11777 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 129, Los Angeles, CA 90049

 

Parking:  Consider nearby side streets such as Montana.  Parking is available in our building, but it is expensive we are unable to provide validation.

 

RSVP to:  Daniel Franklin, Ph.D., at Dr.Franklin@FranklinEd.com or call (310) 571-1176

 

SIG meetings are open to all LACPA members.  Non-members wishing to attend may join LACPA prior to the meeting, by visiting our website home page.

 

"The opinions of presenters at informal forums, such as Special Interest Groups (SIGs) or club meetings, and their approach to psychological issues and interventions do not represent a formal endorsement of any position by the Los Angeles County Psychological Association or its members.  The opinions, ideas, and concepts expressed are purely those of the presenter."

 

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