May 18, 2022  
2012-2014 Graduate Catalog 
    
2012-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CD 7976 - Clinical Practice/Professional Issues


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This course is the fourth in the sequence of clinical courses. Clinical experiences will be provided with culturally and linguistically diverse client populations with various types and severities of communication disorders across the lifespan. Instruction will provide an overview of the historical, legal and contemporary issues that affect the profession of speech-language pathology. It will include information on certification, specialty recognition, licensure and other forms of credentialing of speech-language pathologists. The structure and affairs of ASHA and other professional associations, scope of practice and practice policies and guidelines, and state and federal regulations and policies related to the practice of speech-language pathology will be discussed. Topics will also include ways for individuals to engage in advocacy activities and participate in their professional associations.

Prerequisite: CD 7974 .