Kathleen M. Youse, PhD CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION

kyouse@salus.edu

Kathleen Youse, SLP

Education:

  • PhD, University of Connecticut, Communication Sciences
  • MA, Oklahoma State University, Speech-Language Pathology
  • BA, Rutgers University, English

Role at Salus University:

  • Department Chair / Program Director, Speech-Language Pathology Program
  • Associate Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical Specialty: 

  • Assessment and rehabilitation of neurogenic communication disorders in adults
  • Cognitive bases for discourse deficits
  • Attention and working memory deficits following acquired brain injury

Professional Activities/Recognition/Awards:

  • Board Certification, Academy of Neurologic Communication Sciences and Disorders (BC-ANCDS), 2006-present
  • Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS)
    • Executive Board Member, 2015-2017

Professional Certification:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC-SLP)

Selected Representative Publications:

Book Chapters
  • Coelho, C.A., Youse, K.M., & Tyler, E.  (2017). Assessment and management of traumatic brain injury. In A.F. Johnson and B.H. Jacobson (Eds.), Medical speech-language pathology: A practitioner’s guide (3rd ed). New York: Thieme.
  • Coelho, C.A. & Youse, K.M. (2007).  Cognitive-communicative rehabilitation.  In A.F. Johnson and B.H. Jacobson (Eds.), Medical speech-language pathology: A practitioner’s guide (2nd ed., pp. 71-93).  New York: Thieme.
Journal Articles (Peer Reviewed)
  • Malandraki, G.A.; Rajappa, A.; Kantarcigil, C.; Wagner, E.; Ivey, C.; & Youse, K.M. (2016).  The Intensive Dysphagia Rehabilitation approach applied to patients with neurogenic dysphagia: a case series design study.  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97, 567-574.
  • Youse, K.M., Gathof, M., Fields, R.D., Lobianco T.F., Bush, H.M., & Noffsinger, J.T. (2011). Conversational discourse analysis procedures: A comparison of two paradigms. Aphasiology, 25, 106-118.
  • Youse, K.M. & Coelho, C.A. (2009). Treating underlying attention deficits as a means for improving conversational discourse in individuals with closed head injury.  NeuroRehabilitation, 24, 355-364.
  • Wilcox, J., Davis, A. & Youse, K.M. (2005).  CAC classics: Speech act analysis of aphasic communication in individual and group settings.  Aphasiology, 19, 683-690.
  • Youse, K.M. & Coelho, C.A. (2005).  Working memory and discourse production abilities following closed head injury.  Brain Injury, 19, 1001-1009. 
  • Youse, K.M., Coelho, C.A., Mozeiko, J.L., & Feinn, R. (2005).  Discourse characteristics of closed head injured and non-brain injured adults misclassified by discriminant function analyses. Aphasiology, 19, 297-313.
  •  Youse, K.M., Cienkowski, K.M., & Coelho, C.A. (2004).  Auditory-visual speech perception in an adult with aphasia.  Brain Injury, 18, 825-834.
  • Coelho, C.A., Youse, K.M., Le, K.N., & Feinn, R. (2003). Narrative and conversational discourse of adults with closed head injuries and non-brain-injured adults: A discriminant analysis.  Aphasiology, 17, 499-510.
  • Coelho, C.A., Youse, K.M., & Le, K.N. (2002).  Conversational discourse in closed head injured and non-brain-injured adults.  Aphasiology, 16, 659-672.
  • Youse, K.M., Stout, C.E., & Bosworth, K.E. (2001).  Cohesion in discourse of college and non-college educated adults: Implications for young adults with brain injury.  Advances in Speech-Language Pathology, 3, 97-107.
Invited Publications (Peer-Reviewed)
  • Youse, K.M. (2008).  Medications that exacerbate or induce cognitive-communication deficits. Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, 18, 137-143.
  • Cannizzaro, M.S., Coelho, C.A., & Youse, K.M. (2002).  Treatment of discourse deficits following TBI.  Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, 12, 14-18.
Published Abstracts (Peer Reviewed)
  • Youse, K.M. (2009).  Conversational discourse following closed head injury:  A preliminary investigation into attention training and conversation analysis procedures [Abstract]. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 24, 393.
Presentations
  • Youse, K.M., Atkinson, K., & Biel, M. (2016, November).  Advantages of Board Certification by the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders & Sciences (ANCDS).  Poster session presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Convention, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Rufsvold, R., Youse, K.M., Hartman, M., Wang, Y. (2016, November).  Quality or Quantity of Language - Where to Focus? Seminar presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Convention, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Rajappa, A., Kantarcigil, C., Wagner, E., Youse, K.M., & Malandraki, G. (2014, November).  Boot camp for swallowing treatment: A new service delivery model.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, Fl.
  • Malandraki, G., Wagner, E., Gagnon, B., Sheppard, J.J., Ivey, C., & Youse, K.M. (2014, April).  A dysphagia research clinic in a university setting: Development and preliminary evaluation of student and patient outcomes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Saratoga Springs, NY.
  • Gagnon, B., Moya-Gale, G., & Youse, K.M. (2013, November). Developing an aphasia group within a master's SLP clinical program: Keys to success.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, Il.
  • Malandraki, G., Wagner, E., Gagnon, B., Sheppard, J.J., Ivey, C., & Youse, K.M. (2013, November). Developing a dysphagia research clinic in a graduate SLP program: Steps, challenges, successes.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, Il.
  • Youse, K.M., Gathof, M., Fields, R.D., Lobianco T.F., & Noffsinger, J.T.  (2010, November).  Attention training and conversational discourse following closed head injury.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Youse, K.M., Gathof, M., Bush, H.M., Fields, R.D., & Noffsinger, J.T.  (2009, October).  Conversational discourse following closed head injury: A preliminary investigation into attention training and conversation analysis procedures.  Paper presented during a special session for Charles D. Haynes Fellowship Recipients at the annual conference of the North American Brain Injury Society, Austin, TX. 
  • Youse, K.M., Gathof, M., Bush, H.M., Fields, R.D., & Noffsinger, J.T.  (2009, May). Conversational discourse: Attention training following closed head injury.  Paper presented at the Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Keystone, CO.
  • Youse, K.M., Bush, H.M., Fields, R.D., & Noffsinger, J.T.  (2008, November).  Attention training for conversational discourse deficits following closed head injury.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Vincent, I. & Youse, K.M. (2008, November).  Neurogenic stuttering: Independent disorder or part of aphasia?  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Youse, K.M. & Coelho, C.A. (2007, November).  Direct attention training for the treatment of conversational discourse deficits in individuals with closed head injury.  Paper presented at the Partnerships in Rehabilitation Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Youse, K.M. & Coelho, C.A. (2006, November).  Treatment of conversational discourse in an individual with mild closed head injury. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Miami, FL.
  • Youse, K.M. & Coelho, C.A. (2006, June).  Treatment of conversational discourse following closed head injury.  Paper presented at the Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Youse, K.M. & Coelho, C.A. (2006, February).  Attention training as a means for improving conversational discourse following closed head injury.  Poster session presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA.
  • Youse, K.M. & Coelho, C.A. (2005, November).  Treatment of conversational discourse following closed head injury.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Vincent, I. & Youse, K.M. (2005, November).  Persistency of acquired stuttering: Literature review and clinical implications.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Youse, K.M. & Coelho, C.A. (2005, June).  Attentional deficits and conversational discourse in closed head injury.  Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Sanibel Island, FL.
  • Youse, K.M., Coelho, C.A., Mozeiko, J.L., & Feinn, R. (2004, November).  Discourse characteristics of closed head injured and non-brain injured adults misclassified by discriminant function analyses.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Youse, K.M. & Cienkowski, K.M. (2004, November).  The effect of context on lipreading in adults with aphasia: A follow-up study.  Poster session accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Coelho, C.A. & Youse, K.M. (2004, November).  Conversational abilities and executive functions following closed head injury.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Youse, K.M., Coelho, C.A., Mozeiko, J.L., & Feinn, R. (2004, May).  Discourse characteristics of closed head injured and non-brain injured adults misclassified by discriminant function analyses.  Paper presented at the Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Park City, UT.
  • Youse, K.M. & Cienkowski, K.M. (2004, May).  The effect of context on lipreading in adults with aphasia: A follow-up study.  Poster session presented at the Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Park City, UT.
  • Coelho, C.A. & Youse, K.M. (2004, February).  Conversational abilities and executive functions following closed head injury.  Poster session presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Baltimore, MD.
  • Youse, K.M. & Coelho, C.A. (2003, November).  Working memory and discourse production abilities following closed head injuries.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Youse, K.M., Coelho, C.A., Stout, C.E., & Le, K.N. (2002, October).  Exploring the concept of “normal discourse abilities” in young adults.  Poster session presented at Brain Injury: Positive Partnerships in Connecticut, Hartford, CT.
  • Coelho, C.A., Cannizzaro, M.S., Youse, K.M., Le, K.N., & Feinn, R. (2002, June).  Narrative discourse performance of adults with closed head injuries and non-brain injured adults: A discriminant analysis.  Paper presented at the Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Ridgedale, MO.
  • Youse, K.M., Cienkowski, K.M., & Coelho, C.A. (2002, June).  Auditory-visual speech perception in adults with aphasia: A pilot study.  Poster session presented at the Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Ridgedale, MO.
  • Youse, K.M., Coelho, C.A., Stout, C.E., & Le, K.N. (2001, November).  Exploring the concept of “normal discourse abilities” in young adults.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • Youse, K.M., Coelho, C.A., & Le, K.N. (2001, November).  Analysis of conversational discourse in closed head injured and normal adults.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • Coelho, C.A., Youse, K.M., & Le, K.N. (2001, June).  Analysis of conversational discourse in traumatically brain-injured and normal adults.  Paper presented at the Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Santa Fe, NM.
  • Stout, C.E., Bosworth, K.E., & Youse, K.M. (1999, November).  Cohesion in discourse of college and non-college educated adults.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Francisco, CA
Invited Presentations
  • Youse, K.M. (2013, October).  Assessment and treatment of adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI): Evidence-based practice.  Meta M. Downs 43rd Annual Speech-Language and Hearing Symposium, Greeneville, NC.
  • Youse, K.M. (2011, April).  Cognitive-communication assessment and treatment in adults with  acquired brain injury.  Invited presentation to the Arizona Speech and Hearing Association Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ.
  • Youse, K.M. (2011, April).  The impact of SLP on community reintegration for adults with acquired brain injury.  Invited presentation to the Arizona Speech and Hearing Association Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ. 
  • Youse, K.M. (2009, March).  Cognitive deficits: The impact of speech-language pathology on community reintegration.  Invited presentation to the Northern Kentucky Third Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference, Covington, KY.
  • Youse, K.M. (2007, March).  Attention and memory disorders in adults with acquired brain injury.  Invited presentation to the Kentucky Speech and Hearing Association Convention, Lexington, KY.
  • Youse, K.M. (2006, July).  Introduction to traumatic brain injury.  Invited 3-day seminar for the 3rd Annual Barbara Kahn Lecture Series at the University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY.
  • Youse, K.M. (2005, April).  Introduction to speech-language pathology for related health professionals. Invited lecture, College of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. 
  • Youse, K.M. (2004, April).  Introduction to speech-language pathology for related health professionals. Invited lecture, College of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. 
  • Youse, K.M. (2004, March).  Graduate education and career opportunities in speech-language pathology. Invited presentation, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.