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Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP


Carol Westby, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is a fellow of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and holds Specialty Recognition in Child Language. She received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Iowa’s Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, the ASHA Award for Contributions to Multicultural Affairs and the honors of ASHA.

For over 20 years, Dr. Westby has been principal investigator on a number of clinical service, research and personnel preparation grants, including Project LIGHTS, a personnel preparation program to educate speech-language pathologists, special education teachers and school psychologists to work with children with autism spectrum disorders; and Project PLAY (Play and Language Attunement in Young Children), which trained caregivers to increase the quality and frequency of interactions that promote development of theory of mind (ToM) and language.

Dr. Westby developed a social-emotional program to develop ToM in young elementary school children who exhibit bully-like and victim-like behaviors. Dr. Westby is the developer of the Westby Play Scale, a checklist used to assess children's social and play skills. She has published and presented nationally and internationally on theory of mind, play, language-literacy relationships, narrative/expository development and facilitation, assessment and facilitation of written language, metacognition/executive function, and issues in assessment and intervention with culturally/linguistically diverse populations.

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.

Live Webcast

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:
PLW70601
Media Type:
Live Webcast - Also available: Digital Seminar
Price:
$199.99
Date:

Wed, Jun 05, 2019 - 07:00a to 03:00p CDT


Digital Seminar

Narrative Intervention for Building Social-Emotional Skills and Self-Regulation in Children and Adolescents: Going Beyond Language and Literacy


Faculty:
Carol Westby
Duration:
6 Hours 14 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Oct 06, 2017
Product Code:
POS063230
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Price:
$99.99 - Spring CE Sale Standard - $199.99

Online Course

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:
$229.99 Standard - $399.98

Digital Seminar

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
Price:
$99.99 - Spring CE Sale Standard - $199.99

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