Caroline Bowen: one-day seminar

The Education Committee of the Icelandic Association of Speech Therapists (Félag talmeinafræðinga á Íslandi) is hosting a one-day seminar with Caroline Bowen: Evidence-Based Intervention for Children with Speech Sound Disorders. This is a unique opportunity to meet and learn from this renowned scholar.

The seminar will be held at Hannesarholt, Grundarstíg 10 in Reykjavík on September 8th from 9:00 to 17:00. Rates include three meals (breakfast refreshments, lunch and afternoon tea). Early birds price is 26.000 IKR until June 15th, there after the price is 32.000 IKR. Registration is open until September 1st. Tickets are available at – search for “Caroline Bowen”. NOTE: The seminar will be held in English.

Following this event participants will be able to:

• Select and implement core assessment procedures so as to differentially diagnose children’s SSD

• Choose an appropriate intervention approach or approaches, based on assessment findings

• Identify optimal targets and goals within those approaches

• Implement the approaches

• Consider how some therapies might be modified, where necessary, to suit clinical conditions that do not match the ‘research conditions’ within which the therapy was evaluated
Caroline Bowen PhD, CPSP, ASHA Fellow, Life Member SPA, Hon FRCSLT is known for her website and her interest in Children’s Speech Sound Disorders (SDD). Dr Caroline Bowen /ˈkæɹəˈlɑen ˈboʊwən/ practiced in Australia as a clinical speech-language pathologist for over 40 years, retiring in 2011. Since 2005 she has presented invited SSD-related Continuing Professional Development (CPD) workshops and study days in all Australian states and territories, and in Canada, Denmark, Éire, England, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Norway, the Philippines, Portugal, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, and USA, and now Iceland. Caroline has on-going appointments as an Honorary Associate in Linguistics at Macquarie University in Sydney NSW Australia and as an Honorary Research Fellow in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. She and Professor Pamela Snow of La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia recently co-authored a book, Making Sense of Interventions for Children’s Developmental Disorders (Bowen & Snow, 2017), and she is currently engaged in collaborative research, led by Associate Professor Bronwyn Hemsley of The University of Newcastle NSW Australia, into Twitter use by SLPs/SLTs.