Clinical Methods and Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology
Publication Date 1 Jan 2009
OverviewFor student clinicians and clinical supervisors alike, clinical practicum in speech-language pathology is a learning experience that involves clearly defined expectations, ethical principles, and effective methods of treatment. This comprehensive resource provides a well-rounded discussion of the clinical practicum, including basic organization and competency guidelines, ethical and behavioral conduct between the student and supervisor and with clients, and multicultural issues encountered in clinical practice. Also presented are effective clinical methods in the treatment, control, and maintenance of communicative disorders. Benefits: NEW! Provides the latest ASHA training, course work, and certification procedures, including the full text of the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics. NEW! Discusses treatment targets for children with swallowing disorders and the assessment and treatment of emergent literacy skills in pre-school age children. NEW! Includes target behaviors and treatment strategies for voice disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, and augmentative and alternative communication. A quick reference Glossary and comprehensive appendices include sample treatment plans, diagnostic reports, and lesson plans that can be used in clinical practice. A boxed feature highlights important topics throughout the text, from treatment targets with various populations to using various protocols in controlling undesirable behaviors. Easily identify and incorporate these step-by-step guidelines in clinical practice.
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