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Carol Westby, CCC-SLP, PhD, BCS-CL, ASDCS


Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, ASDCS, is an internationally-renowned expert on play assessment and development in children. She is the developer of the renowned Westby Symbolic Play Scale, a research-based scale used to assess children's social and play skills. Dr. Westby has written and implemented projects to support personnel preparation, clinical service, and research, including Project PLAY (Play and Language Attunement in Young Children), that trains caregivers to increase the development of play, theory of mind, and language.

Dr. Westby is a fellow of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), is Board-Certified in Child Language and Literacy Disorders, and has received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Geneva College and the University of Iowa's Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, the ASHA Award for Contributions to Multicultural Affairs, the Honors of ASHA, and the Kleffner Lifetime Clinical Career Award.

Dr. Westby has published and presented nationally and internationally on topics including play, autobiographical memory, theory of mind, language-literacy relationships, narrative/expository development and facilitation, adverse childhood experiences, screen time, trauma, metacognition/executive function, and assessment and intervention with culturally/linguistically diverse populations. She has consulted with the New Mexico Preschool for the Deaf, which employs a play-based curriculum.

Dr. Westby has been a visiting professor at Flinders University in South Australia where she worked on a language/literacy curriculum, and at Brigham Young University where she consulted on SEEL, a systematic and engaging emergent literacy program that employs playful practice. she is a consultant for Bilingual Multicultural Services in Albuquerque, NM and holds an affiliated appointment in communication disorders at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. Dr. Westby is certified as an Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist (ASDCS).

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Carol Westby is a consultant for Bilingual Multicultural Services. Dr. Westby receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She is the author of numerous chapters and articles, and is published by various publishers including Jones & Bartlett and Pearson.

Non-financial: Carol Westby is the developer of the Westby Play Scale. Dr. Westby is a fellow of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association. 

Connecting Play and Language to Literacy and Social-Emotional Development: Assessment and Treatment for Young Children


Faculty:
Carol Westby
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LWC063325
Brochure Code:
PWZ84911
Media Type:
Live Webinar - Also available: Digital Seminar | DVD
Price:
$219.99
Date:

Thu, May 20, 2021 - 07:00am to 03:00pm CDT


Developing Social-Emotional Skills & Self-Regulation in Students: Narrative Intervention for Long-Term Academic, Personal & Social Success!


Faculty:
Carol Westby
Duration:
6 Hours 15 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Feb 21, 2020
Product Code:
POS063230
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Price:
$219.99

Play & Language: Building Social-Emotional Skills and Self-Regulation


Faculty:
Carol Westby
Duration:
12 Hours 31 Minutes
Product Code:
CRS001196
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$199.99 (50% off) Standard - $399.98

Theory of Mind Interventions to Develop Social-Emotional Skills: Improve Social & Academic Success from Infancy Through Adolescence


Faculty:
Carol Westby
Duration:
6 Hours 19 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Dec 01, 2017
Product Code:
POS063440
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Price:
$219.99

Children with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Interventions for the Caregiver & Child


Faculty:
Carol Westby
Duration:
1 Hour 57 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Jul 31, 2020
Product Code:
POS064240
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Price:
$59.99

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