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CSD 452. Practicum I

Credits: 3
Department: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Description: Supervised training in speech-language and hearing therapy techniques.
Prerequisites: CSD 434, CSD 450
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Additional fee: $21. Mandatory mtg: Tuesday, 1/15/13, 1:00-1:50pm, BH 220.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Select appropriate tests/subtests or activities to assess the communicative behaviors of their assigned client. (Std IV G 1a-1d).
2. Analyze test results, synthesize and integrate the data. (Std IV G 1e -1g).
3. Based on assessment information, students will plan a semester-long treatment plan and make necessary referrals if indicated. (Std IV G - 2a, 2g).
4. Select appropriate evidence based treatment techniques and implement them to address the client's problems and make necessary changes to plans when indicated. (Std IV G 2b, 2c, 2e).
5. Select and write measurable long-term and short-term goals. (Std IV G 2a).
6. Document client performance and progress during every session and write outcomes or SOAP notes for each session. (IV G 2d, 2f).
7. Write professional reports Semester Treatment Plan & Semester Summary (or Discharge) Report.
8. Follow professional ethical standards; communicate effectively with clients, their families, and other professionals; provide appropriate counseling and guidance about the communication disorder and the treatment to clients and their families. (Std IV G 3a 3d).
9. Self evaluate their clinic sessions and discuss strengths and areas for growth.

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