The influence of positive psychology is noted increasingly in the field of rehabilitative therapy (Dunn & Brody 2008; Holland, 2007). The focus of this course was to demonstrate and describe ways to implement positive psychology techniques in aphasia support groups, to make a positive impact on resilience, well-being, mindfulness and self-advocacy.
Meet the Presenters
Dr. Jamie Azios is an Assistant Professor at Lamar University, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences. Her areas of expertise include neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders, and qualitative research methodologies. She has co-written several publications.
Faye Stillman, M.S., CCC-SLP/ATP
Faye Stillman is an ASHA certified Florida licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and a RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional. She has authored three books and presented at ASHA and ATIA.
Course Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:
- Describe the fundamentals of positive psychology
- Apply three techniques of positive psychology
- Explain the relationship between the LPAA and Positive Psychology techniques
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