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Duquesne University

Department of Speech-Language Pathology

Research-Clinical Practice Workshop

"Clinical Supervision in SLP: Best Practices"

Caterina Staltari, M.A., CCC-SLP
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Time: 10:00AM-12:00PM
Place: Room 719 Fisher Hall


ASHA defines supervision as a distinct areas of expertise within the profession of speech-language pathology (ASHA, 1985, 2008). Future speech-language pathologists require specific training and rely on supervisors to provide quality clinical teaching. Essential skills that are needed in clinical supervision include a knowledge and understanding of the supervisory process, specific models of supervision and methodology in providing specific feedback. This workshop will provide information to facilitate growth in clinical supervision.

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Ms. Staltari is the Director of Clinical Education in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Duquesne University. She received her Master's Degree and Bachelor's Degree in Communication Disorders from The University of Pittsburgh. Mrs. Staltari has over 25 years of experience working with both pediatric and adult populations with an emphasis on disorders of language, speech and cognition. At the Duquesne University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, she oversees the clinical education of graduate students in both internship and externship practica and provides direct clinical instruction for graduate students in the Adult Language and Cognition Clinic. Additionally, Mrs. Staltari teaches undergraduates in the Clinical Procedures and Observation in SLP Course, and graduate students in the Business Practices in SLP and Special Topics Seminar.

Please register for the event bySeptember 23, 2016.

Time Ordered Agenda:

10:00-10:05 Introductions and Disclosures
10:05-10:20 Review of Literature and Background
10:20-10:30 Methodology
10:30-11:30 Applying Results to Clinical Practice
11:30-11:45 Summary
11:45-12:00 Questions and Discussion

Learning Outcomes:

1) The participant will demonstrate an understanding of the role of the clinical instructor and the mentoring process.

2) The participant will describe the various models of supervision.

3) The participant will develop skills in the use of various methods of feedback available to best serve the specific level of the student learner.

ASHA: This program is offered for .2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). ASHA account number required for ASHA registry.

Who Should Attend: Speech-language pathologists engaging in clinical supervision


ADA: Please contact us a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the program for accommodations.

Disclosures: Caterina Staltari is an employee of Duquesne University, the sponsor of this presentation. The speaker has no other financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

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