“Minding the Gap:” Counseling Strategies for Tweens and Teens with Hearing Loss

Program description:  Tweens and teens with hearing loss face many challenges, and often have no one to talk to about them. This presentation will describe a range of strategies designed to give young people an opportunity to talk to us as we redefine our role to listener and supporter.

Three course objectives (The participants will): no more or less than 3

  1. Describe adolescent cognitive development and related “thinking errors.”
  2. Describe the development of self-identity.
  3. Describe two counseling strategies designed to give tweens and teens practice in self-expression and self-understanding.


“Minding the Gap”: Counseling Strategies for Tweens and Teens with Hearing Loss $24.00 (individual viewers). See group purchasing below.

Once you purchase you will receive an email immediately with a login and password that you can use to sign in any time and view the workshop materials. If you purchase via PO you will receive login information usually within one week of receipt of the PO. Questions? Contact  questions@success4kidswhl.com .

Note: In purchasing the individual viewer version of the webcast you are agreeing to abide by the terms of a limited use license, meaning it is only to be viewed by you or for use by you. It is not legal to share individual webcasts or downloaded files for others to use.

Group purchases are via purchase order. One person must be identified as the contact. Names and email addresses must be provided for all persons who will be registered to view webcasts. Registrants have 300 days from the date of purchase to view the webcasts. Questions? Contact questions@success4kidswhl.com .

5 Workshop logins = $18.00 each or $90.00

10 Workshop logins = $15.00 each or $150.00

CEU clock hours: 1.0 CEU Clock Hour can be earned.  Each login will allow one participant to take a 5-question quiz which must be passed (4 of 5 correct); two chances are provided to pass. ASSESSMENT – Counseling Strategies for Teens . Once the quiz is passed, the participant will be able to download a CEU Certificate of Completion. Forms verifying completion for LSLS CEUs from AG Bell can also be downloaded. CEU information is also downloadable for participants to individually submit for ASHA CEUs .

Speaker Information:

Kris English, Ph.D., earned her doctorate from San Diego State/Claremont Graduate Universities in California, and is a professor at the University of Akron/NOAC. She has authored, co-authored or edited 8 books and 21 chapters, and has presented over 200 workshops and papers in the US, Canada, and Europe, primarily on the topic of audiologic counseling. She recently completed 5 years of service as a Board member for the American Academy of Audiology, including a term as President in 2009-2010.

Time Ordered Outline

0:00 – Welcome and introduction of presenter

0:05 – Cognitive development in teen years

0:15 – Development of self-identity

0:30 – Description and examples of two counseling strategies with case studies

0:55 – Summary and thank you

1:00 – Close