Earn 1 Hour of Continued Education

The Role of Parent Coaching as an SLP

This course explains how to offer parent coaching services as a speech-language pathologist. It distinguishes the difference between parent coaching, parent education, and a speech therapy session. We will describe examples of parent coaching with early intervention language skills. Learn how you can start parent coaching in your area. Earn 1 clock hour of continuing education credit (Introductory Level, Professional Area).
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This program has been approved for 1 clock hour of continuing education credit by the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA). TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. TSHA continuing education (CE) hours can be used toward renewal of your Texas SLP license (and most other states too) and for professional development hour(s) for the maintenance of your ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC). Simply save your certificate of completion, these CE courses are not ASHA CEUs and will not be sent to the optional ASHA CEU registry. CLICK HERE to learn more about ASHA CUEs vs PDHs.

  Learner Objectives:

As a result of this presentation the participant will be able to:

1. Define parent coaching vs parent education.
2. List 3 differences between parent coaching and a speech therapy session.
3. Identify 3 examples of parent coaching for early language skills.
4. Explain 3 ways to offer parent coaching as a service.


5 min: Introduction, bio, disclosures, learner objectives
10 min: What is parent coaching
10 min: How to offer parent coaching to parents
15 min: How parent coaching is different than therapy
10min: Examples of parent coaching with early language skills
10 min: Summary, ”take away” points, closing


The contents of this episode are not meant to replace clinical advice. Pep Talk Podcast, its host, and guests do not represent or endorse specific products or procedures mentioned during episodes unless otherwise stated. TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.


Michelle Andrews M.S., CCC-SLP

Founder and Managing Director of Pep Talk LLC
Michelle has been a speech-language pathologist since 2014. She has worked in the schools, private clinics, and home health. She started creating speech therapy materials for SLPs years ago and founded Pep Talk LLC. She discovered her passion for education and developed this continuing education podcast for SLPs everywhere. She desires to help SLPs feel confident and to produce the best treatment by increasing knowledge and skills.

Emily Cohen, MA, CCC-SLP

Guest Speaker
Emily Cohen, MA, CCC-SLP is the owner of Tandem Speech Therapy in Austin, TX and the creator of the Playing With Purpose™ framework. She has been a speech-language pathologist since 2008 and previously taught special education. Emily opened Tandem Speech Therapy in 2017 and self-published her book Playing With Purpose™ in 2018. Her work in PWP stems from a love of play, parent coaching, and early childhood intervention.


Michelle Andrews’ financial disclosers: She has a Teachers pay Teachers, Boom Learning, and Teach with Medley store under Pep Talk LLC. She is also the founder and manager of the Pep Talk Podcast. 
Michelle Andrews’ non-financial disclosures: Speech Arcade is an in-kind sponsor for this podcast.
Emily's financial disclosures: She is the creator of the Playing with Purpose framework and receives compensation for any books, products, and materials published under that name.
Emily's non-financial disclosures: no non-financial disclosures

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