This course describes the shared role of supervision between SLPs and SLP Assistants (SLPAs). It discusses scope of practice for each and provides practical supervisory tools and strategies, such as needs scales, as well as case examples.
Course created on May 5, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the scope of practice of the SLPA and supervising SLP.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two supervisory needs scales to use when supervising SLPAs.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least three direct supervision strategies.
|5-10 Minutes||The role of the SLPA|
|10-15 Minutes||Expectations of the supervising SLP|
|15-20 Minutes||Ethical considerations for the supervising SLP and SLPA|
|20-35 Minutes||Supervision tools for understanding needs|
|35-55 Minutes||Supervision strategies and examples|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Klaire Brumbaugh, ClinScD, CCC-SLP is the director of clinical education and assistant professor at Fontbonne University-Kansas City. Klaire received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Kansas State University prior to completing the clinical doctorate in speech-language pathology from Rocky Mountain University. Currently, Klaire is completing a doctorate in education from Fontbonne University. Klaire’s research and professional interests focus on the areas of speech sound disorders and professional issues such as ethics and supervision.
J. Nikki Gaylord
J. Nikki Gaylord, CScD, CCC-SLP is an assistant professor at Murray State University in the Center for Communication Disorders. Dr. Gaylord has been a practicing speech-language pathologist for over 20 years. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Southeast Missouri State University. She completed her doctorate of clinical science in speech-language pathology in 2019 from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions and is currently working toward completion of a doctorate of education in P-20 leadership from Murray State University. Her current research interests include exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction in athletes, exercise-induced dyspnea, voice disorders, clinical supervision, and ethics and diversity in speech-language pathology.
J. Nikki Gaylord: J. Nikki Gaylord was paid an honorarium for this presentation. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.
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