Parental Reactions to Having a Child With Special Healthcare Needs - SLPA2052

Parental Reactions to Having a Child With Special Healthcare Needs

by Teresa A. Savage, PhD, RN and Teresa T. Moro, PhD, AM, LSW
SLPA2052
(5.0 / 2 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Audiology/SLP (0.10 CEU)

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Price: $12.00
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Summary:

The National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs found that 14.6 million children ages 0 to 17 in the United States (19.8%) have special healthcare needs. Caring for a child with a disability or chronic health condition is often a lifelong experience for families. One in five American families has a child with a special healthcare need. If the etiology is genetic, more than one child in a family may have a disability or chronic condition. Parents of children with chronic conditions face unique systemic barriers to caregiving. This continuing education module will discuss some of the challenges faced by families and identify ways in which healthcare professionals may help empower families to adapt and potentially thrive.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education module is to familiarize healthcare providers including speech-language pathologists and audiologists with parental reactions to having a child with special healthcare needs and interventions to support those parents. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the concepts of chronic sorrow, transformed parenting, and normalization associated with parenting a child with special healthcare needs
  • Identify children’s special healthcare needs and the experiences of family caregivers
  • State two types of support a clinician can provide to parents of children with special healthcare needs
 

 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for speech-language pathologists and audiologists.
 
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This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
 
Disclosures:
Teresa T. Moro, PhD, AM, LSW, completed her doctoral degree in social work at the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago.
Disclosure: Ms. Moro has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that relate to this education activity.
 
Teresa A. Savage, PhD, RN, is clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing and an adjunct clinical assistant professor in the Department of Disabilities and Human Development in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Disclosure: Ms. Savage has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that relate to this education activity.

Course Originally Released on: 4/1/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/13/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/28/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Shelly S - LAKE WALES, FL  ·  Jul 02, 2019
The course gave me a new perspective at viewing families, specifically families I may have thought of as being "difficult" before.
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Price: $12.00
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