Clinical Decision Making in Fluency Disorders

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Author: Walter Manning, PhD, CCC-SLP, Anthony DiLollo, PhD, CCC-SLP
Publisher: Plural Publishing
Publication Date: 2018
ISBN 10: 1597569976
ISBN 13: 9781597569972
eISBN: 9781597569989
Edition: 4th
Clinical Decision Making in Fluency Disorders is back in a new fourth edition and has been thoroughly updated with recent advances in the field and a current review of the literature. It continues to focus on therapeutic tools for the speech-language pathologist to assist clients who stutter. Written with enthusiasm and creativity, the text centers not only on increasing fluency, but also on the therapeutic journey by reviewing goals, techniques for assessment and counseling, and ongoing disorder management. Clinical Decision Making in Fluency Disorders will benefit graduate students who are beginning their comprehensive study of fluency disorders, as well as professional clinicians expanding their knowledge of this specialty area. This text provides clinical insights to assist people who stutter with their ability to communicate and enhance their quality of life. A PluralPlus companion website includes PowerPoint lecture slides for every chapter, sample syllabus, multiple choice questions, and assessment measures. New to this edition: Reorganization of chapters for better flow of material Three new chapters on the nature of change, counseling, and the therapeutic process Additional Clinical Decision Making and Clinical Insight boxes with vignettes that illustrate distinctive clinical examples and unique perspectives Added or expanded sections on critical thinking, mindfulness, temperament, anxiety, acceptance and commitment therapy, resilience and protective factors Updated sections on genetics and neuroimaging research
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