Professional Development Seminars

August 19,  11:00-2:00-HSCI 230

                Topics: distinction b/w Department Head and Program Director-Dr. Sullivan & Dr. Kaipa

                Open Forum to learn what topics they would like more information-Abby

2nd year students

                Externships: Background checks, Immunizations-Megan Whitehead

                CDIS housekeeping: CEUs, comps, praxis scores reminder, NSSLHA-Abby


September 9,  9:00-12:00-HSCI 230

                Inform of updated Code of Ethics by ASHA

                Topic: Evidence Based Practice-Dr. Kaipa

                Panel of Supervisors (Kay, Nancy, Aimee) Present:

                Early Development Milestones- speech and language

                Elicitation Techniques

                Childhood Apraxia of Speech

                Handling Behavior in the session


September 30, 9:00-12:00

            Q&A on externships-Megan Whitehead

            D2L Discussion Board-Dr. Kaipa/Abby Grantham

           Basic Counseling-Dr. Sullivan

           Autism-Dr. Messer & Dr. Sullivan

           Animal-assisted Therapy-Kay Danilowicz


January 27, 9:00-12:00

           CFY, traveling SLP positions, resumes and interview process - Ms. Mellisa Jones 

           Externships. Speaker -Ms. Megan Whitehead. 


February 10, 9:00-12:00

           Teacher Certification. Speaker - Ms. Kathy Boyer

           Bilingual SLP opportunities - Ms. Kelly Hawkins


February 24, 9:00-12:00

           Site visit - Dr. Ramesh Kaipa    

            Review Licensure and Certification, Comps, Graduate Prep. - Ms. Abby Grantham