On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded.
Dates: May 20 - August 9, 2019; Instructor Permission Required
This course will provide an introduction to different therapeutic techniques used to remediate speech sound disorders and/or language. A focus will be on treatment planning, record keeping and client interaction. The student will be paired with a certified SLP and will help plan and co-treat therapy sessions. Topics will include: client and family interaction, goal development, therapeutic techniques, behavior management, data collection & clinical documentation.
In addition to time spent in direct service to the client, additional time will be required for preparation and management of the assigned cases(s) including necessary clinical documentation.
Assessment in clinical internship will be ongoing. Feedback on planning, implementation, and evaluation of sessions will be conducted on a weekly basis during meetings with supervising SLP. Students will be expected to self-critique accurately, responsibly, and insightfully. The final grade in the course will be comprised of clinical performance in addition to weekly journal and thought papers.