Clinical Decision Making in Fluency Disorders

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Singular/Thomson Learning, 2001 - Medical - 533 pages
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Students and clinicians discover the adventure of fluency disorder diagnosis and treatment in a text that emphasizes the excitement of the assessment-treatment process. Clinical Decision Making in Fluency Disorders details counseling as a central aspect of fluency disorders and looks at the facilitation of therapeutic chance. Dealing with client motivation and resistance and matching treatment strategies to client stages of change are other clinical qualities outlined. Emphasis is given to looking at the characteristics of effective clinicians, with a unique nod given to humor as an important variable in the communication disorder treatment process. Specific examples of the decision making process are presented in story form.TEXTBOOK

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Walter H. Manning received his PhD from Michigan State University. He is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, the International Society of Phonetic Sciences, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and the Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists. The author of numerous articles Dr. Manning is currently a Professor in the School of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology at the University of Memphis in Tennessee.

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