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It Takes Two to Talk® Workshop

Online (Staff Only)

December 2 - December 4, 2020

Workshop status: Workshop full. Add to wait list

NEW Format! This workshop takes place online over three days.

STAFF ONLY - This workshop is currently open to internal staff only. If you are not an approved internal participant, please fill out this short form to indicate which workshops and timings would suit you.

If you are interested in participating in a future It Takes Two to Talk workshop, please add yourself to the Notification List and you will be alerted via email when a new workshop opens for registration.

Regular fee:


Speech-language pathologist/therapist:
Masters Degree (from US/Canada) or Bachelors Degree (from UK/Australia/New Zealand) or other international equivalent in Speech-Language Pathology

Technical requirements

You will need your own personal device (laptop, desktop or tablet) for use throughout the workshop (cell phones may not be used). You will not be able to share your device as only one participant can attend per device.
System Requirements:
• a computer/desktop/laptop or tablet (you may NOT use a cell phone)
• a reliable internet connection (wired if possible)
• speakers
• a microphone
• a webcam
two screens are recommended – one to attend the online class and the other for sessions handouts. You also have the option to print out the handouts

For a full list of technical details, visit:

NOTE: If you do not have all of the items above (except the second screen) you will NOT be able to attend the workshop. Refunds will not be provided if you are denied entry to the workshop.
Check your system's compatibility by joining a test Zoom meeting:

About this workshop

The workshop will run over 3 days, from December 2 to December 4, 2020.

Workshop components include:
  • Pre-workshop assignment
  • Zoom sessions schedule
    • Wednesday December 2nd, 2020 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
    • Thursday December 3rd, 2020 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
    • Friday December 4th, 2020 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
All times indicated are for Eastern Standard Time (Toronto/New York). Check your time zone here.
ASHA Statement:
This workshop is under review by ASHA to determine eligible CEUs.
Attendance requirements:
This is a certification workshop. Full attendance results in the award of a license to lead It Takes Two to Talk® — The Hanen Program® for Parents of Children with Language Delays.

Full attendance is required. This means completing the Pre-Workshop Assignment and attending the full 8 hours of each of the three days. Attendance will be tracked during the training. No recordings will be available of the live sessions.

Absences will not be approved. Please only register for a workshop where you can attend the full 8 hours of each of the three days. Please note that if you fail to meet the attendance requirements, you will not receive a license to offer the program or a Certificate of Completion. There are no refunds.
Required workshop material:
Attendance in this workshop requires that you own the It Takes Two to Talk guidebook (Weitzman, 2017). You need to purchase this book if you do not own one.

Please note: Attendance in this workshop requires that you own the It Takes Two to Talk guidebook. This workshop is available at a reduced price to allow participants to purchase their individual copy of the guidebook. The guidebook is used throughout the training and you cannot participate without it. For a list of options to purchase the guidebook click here.
Instructor personnel disclosure statement:
Financial: Jo Bristow, B.Sc. (Hons), is a speech and language pathologist who has over 20 years of experience working with children who have intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorder. As a Hanen Instructor, Jo is contracted by The Hanen Centre to lead It Takes Two to Talk® certification workshops and SPARK workshops. She is a long-time Hanen member, who uses It Takes Two to Talk® resources in her clinical work, as well as offering It Takes Two To Talk® Programs to families. Non-Financial: No other relevant non-financial relationships exist.

Terms & conditions

Translation policy:
Hanen resources are protected by international copyright law. No translations are permitted without advance written permission from The Hanen Centre.
Due to the fast-paced, highly interactive nature of our workshops, participants must have a high proficiency in English (i.e. they must be able to understand English, respond to questions and contribute comfortably to group discussions, which involves practicing and applying concepts learned during the workshop). All materials will be provided in English.
50% of the workshop fee will be refunded if written notification of cancellation is received and a substitute can be found. No refunds if a substitute cannot be found. No refund requests will be accepted after the workshop has already begun.

Questions about this workshop?

Alexandra Stokes
Toll free, North America only: 1-877-426-3655
Outside of North America:
001-416-921-1073, ext. 236


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