SLP Course Details
Course # 5483
Training Bachelor’s Level Speech-Language Pathology Assistants: Lessons Learned
Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to describe current ASHA policies relative to the training of speech-language pathology assistants(SLPAs).
- After this course, participants will be able to describe ASHA’s recently adopted affiliation program for support personnel in speech-language pathology and audiology.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2-3 examples of inconsistencies between ASHA standards and those evident in various state licensing requirements.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe key components of a clinical practicum course.
|5-10 Minutes||Overview of CA licensure requirements and relevant demographics, including results of a recent study conducted on California SLPAs in terms of employment, training, and supervision trends|
|10-15 Minutes||Overview of ASHA’s relevant policies and resources|
|15-20 Minutes||Description of ASHA’s recently adopted affiliation program for support personnel in speech-language pathology and audiology|
|20-40 Minutes||Description of a SLPA clinical practicum course developed for Bachelor’s level students, including the results of a study on course outcomes and training recommendations|
|40-55 Minutes||Suggestions for future directions in SLPA training|
|55-55 Minutes||Questions and answers|
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Jennifer Ostergren, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB)
Dr. Ostergren is an Assistant Professor and Graduate Advisor at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). Her areas of specialization are assistive technology, neurologic language and cognitive disorders, and professional practice issues. She has published and presented in the areas of supervision and the training and use of speech-language pathology assistants (SLPAs). For the past several years she has taught a course at CSULB for Bachelor’s level students interested in obtaining registration as an SLPA in the state of California. Dr. Ostergren is the recipient of the 2012 NSSHLA Editor’s Choice Award for two articles published on the topic of speech-language pathology assistants.
Disclosure: This presenter has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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