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Thursday, September 14

Pre-Conference Workshop - Training for Board Members
(Additional Fee Required)

Time

Friday, September 15

Room

8:00 - 8:30 

Registration  
8:30 - 8:45 Welcome to NOLA
Opening Remarks - Alison Lemke, NCSB President LBESPA Chair - Steve Harris;
Welcome and Program Overview - Vickie Pullins, NCSB President Elect
 
8:45 - 10:00 Morning Keynote: “First You Make a Roux” - Licensure Portability - Rick Masters  
10:00 - 10:15 BREAK  
10:15 - 10:45 “Etouffee” - Licensure Compact - Kerri Phillips and Susan Adams  
10:45 - 11:30 “Fleur de Lis” - FTC Update - Nahale Kalfas  
11:30 - 1:00 “Let the Good Times Roll” - Anniversary Luncheon and NCSB Corporate Business Meeting - NCSB
Historical Perspective - Michael Seidemann
 
1:00-1:45 “Hurricane’s a Comin” - Threats To Licensure Across the Nation - George Purvis, Alison Lemke, Sherry Sancibrian and Gregg Thornton  
1:45 - 2:15 “Gumbo” - Roundtable Discussions - Threats to Licensure and Licensure Portability  
2:15 - 2:30 BREAK  
2:30 - 3:00 “Streetcar to Licensees’ Success” - Supervision and Regulation - Melanie Hudson
Session PPT/Handout
 
3:00 - 3:45 “Mardi Gras Parade” - Praxis Updates and New CAA Standards - Kathy Pruner/Annette Hurley Larmeu
 
 
3:45-4:30 “Cajun Concerns” - Top Regulatory Cases for 2017 and Legislative Overview - Nahale Kalfas
 
 
Time Saturday, September 16:  
8:30-10:30 “Jambalaya” - NCSB State Information Exchange - Facilitated by Amy Goldman  
10:30-10:45 BREAK  
10:45-11:30 “Who Dat?” - How to Conduct an Investigation - Nahale Kalfas and Ayn Stehr  
11:30-12:15 “All Jazzed Up” - Ethics and Social Media - Jaci Russo  
12:15-12:30 Final Announcements - Vickie Pullins and Alison Lemke  

Learner Outcomes

  • Discuss the current status of interstate licensure compacts and where to find resources for speech-language-hearing interstate compact.
  • Describe FTC updates and recent legislative efforts across the nation to consolidate and/or de-regulate state licensure boards.
  • Identify the benefits of supervisory training and 3 essential skill areas needed when providing supervision.
  • Describe the most recent Praxis revisions in standards and the CAA accreditation process.
  • Identify the regulatory cases in 2017 that have impacted regulatory boards.
  • Identify trending issues confronting licensure boards.
  • Describe the key components of conducting an investigation.
  • Discuss the challenges with social media and the ethical dilemmas of licensees.
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