This workshop will train educators to:
- Administer and use the CELF-5A&NZ Screening Test to screen students’ oral and social language skills, and
- Identify children who require further assessment and/or be referred to a clinician.

Description

By the end of this workshop, participants should:

  • Identify how language disorders may manifest in the classroom
  • Understand the clinical implications and applications of the CELF-5A&NZ Screener
  • Become familiar with the subsets and understand what the Screener assesses
  • Practise the administration directions and scoring procedures
  • Understand the CELF-5A&NZ Screener's validity and reliability
  • Discuss a clinical case study, including the scoring and interpretation of the scores
  • Observe a Speech Pathologist administer the Screener on a 9 year old child (via pre-recorded video)
  • Discuss practical tips for helping children with language difficulties in the classroom and at home

The professional learning program will enable participants to meet the following AITSL Professional Standards for Teachers:

  • Standard 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6
  • Standard 2.2
  • Standard 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6
  • Standard 4.1
  • Standard 5
  • Standard 6.2, 6.3, 6.4
  • Standard 7.1, 7.2

Please note: Workshops will not be confirmed to proceed until we reach minimum numbers, so please check with us before you make any travel or accommodation bookings. 

Target Audience

Classroom Teachers, Special Educators, Speech-Language Pathologists and Psychologists.