Attitude is everything! We expect professional and positive attitudes from our supervisees, yet do we hold ourselves to the same standards? Attitude is the foundation for our behavior, but how many of us can describe our attitude beyond surface terms like “positive” or “negative"? What shapes your attitude toward supervising? This course will introduce you to “SWOT,” an efficient tool to identify Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats and will reveal how pinpointing these components can help you define your attitude and improve supervisory skills and relationships.
Course created on June 4, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to define their attitude toward supervision using descriptive terms.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 5 toxic and 5 facilitative supervisory traits as identified by students.
- After this course, participants will be able to define the 4 key components of the SWOT analysis tool.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 personally relevant items within each SWOT category
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how SWOT can be used effectively for personal goal development and as a multi-purpose tool with supervisees.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction and overview, including Powell Survey handout|
|10-30 Minutes||Background re: attitudes, self-reflection|
|30-55 Minutes||SWOT background and rationale; examples|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Jennifer Kerr, MS, CCC-SLP
Jennifer Kerr is a clinical assistant professor at Missouri State University (MSU). She has over 15 years of clinical experience working with adult populations as a medical speech-language pathologist (SLP) and 7 years of teaching and supervisory experience at the university level. Her primary clinical interest areas are aphasia, motor speech disorders, cognitive-linguistic communication, and working with caregivers. Her primary focus as an educator includes teaching undergraduate communication sciences and disorders majors and mentoring and supervising SLP graduate students. Prior to joining the faculty at MSU, Jennifer was a clinical instructor at the University of Washington, which is where she also earned her master of science in speech-language pathology. She continues to work clinically in the medical setting as a per diem SLP. Jennifer also holds a bachelor of science in communication studies from the Florida State University.
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