Chapters 2 & 12

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Chapters 2 & 12 - Professionals and the Field of Communication Sciences and Disorders Speech-language pathology – the scientific profession concerned with the disorders of human verbal and nonverbal communication, their assessment, and treatment Speech-language pathologist – a specialist in the study of speech and language, disorders of speech and language, and in the assessment, and treatment of speech-language disorders Work Environment -Desk or small table -Bedside -In an office or classroom -Client’s home Training -Master’s Degree – most common level of education among SLPs. -ASHA certification -State licensure where applicable -In 2009, 47 states required a license -Typical licensing requirements: -Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university -Passing score on the national examination -9 months of postgraduate professional clinical experience (CFY) Employment Settings -Schools -Hospitals -Rehabilitation centers -Long-term care facilities -Private practice -State and local health departments
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