presented by Jennifer Schultz
Financial: Jennifer Schultz receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
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Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Jennifer Schultz, MA, CCC-SLP
Jennifer Schultz is an instructor for the speech-language pathology assistant program at Mitchell Technical Institute in Mitchell, South Dakota. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders and Psychology from the University of South Dakota and a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Iowa. Jennifer spent 21 years working as…Read full bio
1. Obtaining Descriptive and Evaluative Feedback
This chapter will describe the third component of the supervisory process, observation, as it relates to SLPA supervision. We will address the importance of observation in SLPA supervision as the SLP prepares to provide feedback to the SLPA that will help the SLPA to develop increasing levels of competency in clinical, clerical, and other professional skills. Examples of data to collect regarding both SLP supervisor and SLPA supervisee performance will be provided.
2. Analyzing and Integrating Information to Provide Effective Feedback
This chapter will discuss the importance of analyzing objective data regarding SLP and SLPA performance with the goal of improving client outcomes and SLPA skills. Techniques for providing effective feedback will be demonstrated.
3. Maintaining a Cooperative SLP-SLPA Relationship
This chapter will provide participants with suggestions for avoiding pitfalls in supervisory relationships. Techniques for effectively managing conflicts will be discussed. Mentoring will be described as it relates to an effective SLP-SLPA relationship.