Earn 1 Hour of Continued Education

Strategies for Effective Push-in Therapy as a School-Based SLP

Description: This course explains why push-in speech therapy is beneficial and how to perform it inside the classroom. It explains how collaborating with teachers and other professional will set you up for success. Earn 1 continuing education hour (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. identify 4 benefits of push-in speech therapy.
2. list 3 reasons why collaborating with other school professionals is so important for the success of push-in therapy.
3. identify 3 examples of effective push-in therapy.


5 min: Introduction, bio, disclosures, learner objectives
5 min: What are the benefits of push in therapy
15 min: Why and how to collaborate in the school
10 min: Who can we use push-in therapy with, what materials and preparation do you need
15 min: Push-in therapy examples and tips
10 min: summary, last 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.

Marie Muratalla M.S. CCC-SLP

Guest Speaker
Marie is a preschool SLP in southern California. She is passionate about making sure her students enjoy communicating with their families, friends, and teachers. Marie believes in the power of collaboration with IEP teams and wants the parents/caregivers she works with to feel empowered to use speech and language strategies at home with their little ones. When she isn’t running play-based speech therapy sessions or attending IEP meetings, Marie is mentoring fellow SLPs in confidentally building and maintaining life-work balance while going about their daily and work related routines. 


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 Pep Talk and the Pep Talk Podcast. Teach with Medley Educational Games is a sponsor of this podcast.
Michelle Andrews’ non-financial disclosures: She has a stock participation plan with Teach with Medley Educational Games.
Marie Muratalla’s financial disclosers include: Marie sells journals, merch, and courses at thanksmorris.com. Like to know it page and amazon storefront page. 
Marie Muratalla’s non-financial disclosers include: Marie is a public school SLP.

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