Speech-Language Pathologist From Novice to Expert

ISBN-10: 0131534637
ISBN-13: 9780131534636
Edition: 2007
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List price: $54.60
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/31/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Skills in Speech-Language Pathology: From Novice to Master Professionalis a comprehensive review of the field of speech-language pathology. Addressing a variety of professional settings, this innovative resource clearly outlines how to develop skills and become an expert in speech-language pathology. It outlines five factors crucial to professional proficiency, describes the Current Competencies and Standards of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), discusses multicultural considerations, and includes numerous resources from clinical, research, and academic settings.

The What and Why of Expertise
In Search of Expertise
Introduction
The Influence of Education and Health-Care Reform Initiatives
The Influence of Demands for Accountability
The Influence of Evidence-Based Practice
The Role of Expertise
Expertise Defined
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
Evolution of Speech-Language Pathology as a Human Services Profession
Introduction
A Historical Perspective
Human Services Professions
Development of the Discipline of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Specialization Within the Discipline
Impact of Educational, Legislative, and Medical Issues
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
Expertise in Speech-Language Pathology
Introduction
The Factors of Expertise
The Components of the Factors of Expertise
Relative Value and Interaction of the Five Factors of Speech-Language Pathology Expertise
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
Novice to Expert: A Continuum
Introduction
The Need to Measure Professional Development
Distinguishing Experts from Nonexperts
Continuum of Expertise
Preprofessional
Novice
Competent Speech-Language Pathologist
Experienced Nonexpert
Expert
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
The How of Becoming an Expert
Developing Interpersonal Skills
Introduction
Communicating Intentionally or Unintentionally
Individuality Within Speech-Language Pathology
Personal Traits of Speech-Language Pathologists
Evaluation of Interpersonal Skills
Self-Study
Interpersonal Communication as a Clinical Tool
Effective Clinical Communication Skills
Effective Verbal Clinical Communication Skills
Effective Nonverbal Clinical Communication Skills
Acquisition of Effective Clinical Interpersonal Skills
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
Developing Professional Skills with Membership in Professional Associations
Introduction
Historical Perspective
National Society for the Study and Correction of Speech Disorders
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Member Services and Benefits
Certification
Continuing Professional Development
Publications
Convention and Workshops
Special Interest Divisions
Website
Award for Continuing Education (ACE)
ASHA CE Registry
Advocacy
Code of Ethics
Employment
The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
National Association for Hearing and Speech Action
State Speech-Language-Hearing Associations
International Associations
Quadrilateral Mutual Recognition Agreement
Other Professional and Special Interest Organizations
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
Problem Solving and Treatment Integrity
Introduction
Selecting Treatment Options
Evidence-Based Practice: Basic Steps
Develop Answerable Questions
Identifying Evidence
Evaluate the Evidence
Evidence-Based Practice: Practice Guidelines
Practice Guidelines
Cochrane Collaboration for Children's Guidelines
Treatment Fidelity and Treatment Integrity
Treatment Fidelity
Treatment Integrity
Clinical Decision Making
Additional Considerations: The Nature and Amount of Treatment
Nature of Treatment
Amount and Duration of Treatment
A Clinical Example
The Role of Clinical Expertise
Treatment of Rare Conditions
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
Competence and the Development of Technical Skills
Introduction
How Certification Standards are Developed
The Professional Competencies
Knowledge Outcomes
Basic Science Areas
Basic Human Communication Disorders and Swallowing Processes
Nature of Speech, Language, Hearing, and Communication Disorders and Differences and Swallowing Disorders
Principles and Methods of Prevention, Assessment, and Intervention for People with Communication and Swallowing Disorders
Additional Knowledge Outcomes
Skill Outcomes
Evaluation
Intervention
Interaction and Personal Qualities
Demonstration of Knowledge and Skills
Academic and Clinical Curricula Should Include Instruction in the Desired Knowledge and Skills
Programs Should Develop Behaviorally Defined Indicators of Knowledge and Skills
Programs Should Develop Mechanisms to Assess Student Achievement
Programs Must Develop a System to Document Students Progress Toward Achieving Each Knowledge and Skill
Programs Should Ensure Valid Learning Outcomes
Use Learning Outcomes to Continuously Evaluate and Improve the Program
The Clinical Fellow: Between Student and Certified Professional
The Praxis Exam
Continuing Education
Specialty Recognition
Accreditation of Academic Programs
Who Recognizes Accrediting Organizations?
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
The Influence of Knowledge and Experience on Responding to Diversity in Speech-Language Pathology
Introduction
Competence
Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning
Legal and Ethical Requirements for Diversity
Acquisition, Assessment, and Intervention
Competence Training
Cross-Cultural Competence
Language Disorder Versus Language Difference
Assessment of Language: Its Difference and Disorders
Intervention for Children
A Shared Knowledge Base
Assessment
Intervention
Education and Learning: Implications for Speech-Language Pathologists
Learning Styles in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
Education
Home-School/Clinic Mismatch
Teacher Expectations
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
Where Expertise Develops
Speech-Language Pathology in Private Practice
Introduction
Specialization and Diversification Within a Private Practice
Roles and Responsibilities in Private Practice
Marketing
Contracting
Business Management
Documentation
Billing and Payment of Fees
Developing the Practice
Professional Development
Clinical Expertise in Private Practice
Interpersonal Skills
Professional Skills
Problem-Solving Skills
Technical Skills
Knowledge and Experience
Recognition of Expertise
Accountability
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
Speech-Language Pathology Services in the Schools
Introduction
The School Context
Legislative/Regulatory Influences
Demographic Shifts
Professional Practice Trends
Roles and Responsibilities of the School-Based Speech-Language Pathologist
Literacy
Collaboration
Outcomes in the Schools
Development of Expertise
Credentials for School Service
The Clinical Fellowship Year and the Probationary Appointment
Continuing Education
Learning the Ropes: Professional Issues
Employee Performance Evaluation
Ethics and Expertise in Schools
Collective Bargaining Units, Unions, and Employee Associations
School Finance
Career Building and Development of Expertise in Schools
Curriculum Vita
Recognition
Administrative Responsibilities
Department Experts
Mentoring and Supervision
Additional Leadership Activities
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
Speech-Language Pathology in Nursing Homes, Rehabilitation Facilities, and Community-Based Service Providers
Introduction
Speech-Language Pathologist's Profile
Patient/Client Profile and Disorders
Financial Resources
Collaboration with Colleagues Versus Cross-Training of Professionals
Regulatory and Institutional Influences
Reimbursement Factors
Regulatory Factors
Patient Factors
Indicators of Expertise in the Three Work Settings
Treatment Efficacy and Expertise
Commonalities in All Health-Care Settings
Expert Knowledge and Skills
Documentation and Coding
Knowledge of Business and Practice
Leadership
Service Delivery
Financial Management
Standards and Compliance
Quality and Performance Improvements
Technology
Personnel Management
Marketing
Advocacy
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
Speech-Language Pathology in Medical Settings
Introduction
Value of the Services Provided
Roles and Responsibilities
Changing World of Medical Speech-Language Pathology
Reimbursement
Advocacy
Technology
Communication in the Medical Setting
Effective Consultation
Communicating in Difficult Situations
Professional Skills and Knowledge
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
Speech-Language Pathology in Colleges and Universities
Introduction
Faculty Composition
Faculty Concerns
Teaching
Research
Service
Rewards
Professional Recognition
Recognition Within the Department
Recognition Within Higher Education
Sabbatical/Professional Development Leave
Travel
Growing Demand for Academic Faculty
Funding Doctoral Education
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
The First Steps Toward Expertise: Joining the Ranks of the Profession
Introduction
Clinical Fellowship (CF)
Selecting the Position that is Right for You
Employer Expectations
Finding Your Niche
Summary
Thoughts for Exploration
References
Inventory for Self-Evaluation
Resources for Evaluating Treatment in Speech-Language Pathology
Standards for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology
Standards for Accreditation of Graduate Education Programs in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
The Doctoral Shortage in CSD: A Legacy of Concern
Name Index
Subject Index

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