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12/02/2024, Re-Imagining Treatment Success: Exploring Therapeutic Relationships

Date: 12/02/2024 Time: 3:30-4:30 Location: internet Type: Webinar


This session will provide an overview of therapeutic relationships as a significant contributor to treatment change. Participants will be provided with practical strategies to build and maintain therapeutic relationships with their clients and families.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define therapeutic relationships by describing the 3 elements of therapeutic working alliances.
  2. Explain how cultural humility facilitates therapeutic relationships.
  3. List 5 practical strategies for building, maintaining, and repairing therapeutic relationships.


R. Danielle Scott, Ph.D.

R. Danielle Scott, Ph.D., CCC-SLP (she/her) is an Assistant Professor at Minnesota State University Mankato in the Communication Sciences & Disorders Program, leading the efforts in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). She teaches courses such as Culturally Responsive Practices, DEI Seminar, and Cultural Humility. Earning her Master of Arts degree in speech-language pathology, and her doctorate in psychology, Dr. Scott’s research pertains to school-based speech-language pathologists’ therapeutic relationships with culturally and linguistically diverse students. Dr. Scott has 6 years of experience as an educational SLP in Atlanta, GA and Houston, TX. Her areas of interest include Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Cultural Humility, Mental/Emotional Wellness, Social Justice, and Counseling.


Email Sue Wright at the SETC office

Clock hours for this webinar and others in this series are available from ESD105 for a small fee. The following Professional Development Enroller link provides more information about clock hours: