Mrs. Staltari is the Director of Clinical Education for the Department of Speech-Language Pathology. She has been a practicing speech-language pathologist for 20 years, working with both pediatric and adult populations. Her areas of interest include communication disorders that result from neurological impairment in the adult population, as well as motor speech disorders. At Duquesne she provides clinical instruction to students working with adults who have neurological impairments, and clients with speech production disorders. In addition to clinic instruction, in the classroom, Mrs. Staltari teaches pre-professional students clinical procedures and skills, that serve as a foundation for beginning clinical practicum. At the graduate level, she provides essential information regarding business practices in working with communication disorders. Mrs. Staltari is the faculty advisor to the Duquesne University chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA).
Courses Taught SLP 350 Introduction to Observation and Clinical Procedures SLP 510 Diagnostics and Evaluation in Speech-Language Pathology SLP 540W Clinic I SLP 541W Clinic II SLP 542 Clinic III
Areas of Academic Specialty: Areas of interest include communication disorders that result from neurological impairment in the adult population, as well as pediatric fluency and phonology. 'Contextual Group Communication Therapy for Persons with Aphasia: A Scaffolded Discourse Approach, Garrett, Kathryn L., Staltari, Caterina F. and Moir, Laura J. in, Group Treatment of Neurogenic Communication Disorders, The Expert Clinician's Approach, 2 nd Ed. Roberta J. Elman Professional Presentations: -Use of a Discourse Group Model for Adults Presenting with Mild Language Disorders,' Caterina F. Staltari, M.A., CCC-SLP. Paper presented at The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Convention, Washington D.C. November, 2000. 'An extension of Structured Language Approaches with Persons with Aphasia-, Kathryn L. Garrett, Ph.D., CCC-SLP and Caterina F. Staltari, M.A., CCC-SLP. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Convention, New Orleans, November 2001 -Outcomes of pediatric fluency treatment as perceived by parent and child-, Caterina F. Staltari, M.A., CCC-SLP, Felsenfeld, Susan, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Reline, Ashley, B.S., McGuire, Kristen, B.S. Paper presented at the 2007 ASHA Schools Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, July 2007 -Remediation of Residual Sound Errors in School Aged Children-, Caterina F. Staltari, M.A., CCC-SLP. Presented at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, August, 2009. 'Formative Assessment of Clinical Documentation-, Marra, L., Neff, A., Rentschler, G., and Staltari, C., Poster Presentation at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Convention, New Orleans, November 2009. Measuring the Impact of Speech Sound Disorders Using Caregiver and Patient Report Questionnaires - Rusiewicz, Staltari, Wells, & Milloy. PSHA Convention, April, 2011, ASHA Convention, Nov. 2011 Measuring the Impact of Speech Sound Disorders Using Caregiver and Patient Report Questionnaires - Rusiewicz, Staltari, Wells, & Milloy., ASHA Convention, Nov. 2011 Generalization of Word Retrieval Following Semantic Feature Treatment - Wallace, Kimelman, Staltari, & Brumbaugh, ASHA Convention, Nov. 2011 Aphasia Workshop for Healthcare Students, Cunningham, Kantner, Davin, Accepted for presentation at PSHA Convention, March, 2012
Rangos School of Health Sciences Deans Award for Excellence in Service to the Mission