The course is designed to address the following objectives for student learning:
- Students will be able to describe in detail the components of the clinical process, including conceptual issues and data collection tools for making decisions relevant to each component.
- Students will recognize how the clinical process applies to a variety of communication disorders across ages.
- Studens will be able to define and discuss the importance of evidence-based practice in working with individuals with communicaiton disorders.
- Students will be able to conduct a preliminary search for data to support recommendations for treatment and the selection of a treatment approach for working with individuals who have communicatin disorders.
- Students will be able to describe the importance of data collection for assessing/evaluating, planning treatment, implementing treatment, and monitoring progress.
- Students will be able to describe the differences between quantitative and qualitative data, and different data collection tools as they are used to make decisions throughout the clinical process.
- Students will demonstrate ways to document the benefits of treatment.
Relevant KASA Areas
III-E Knowledge - Standards for ethical conduct
III-F Knowledge - Research & integration of research principles into evidence based practice
III-G Knowledge - Contemporary professional issues
III-D Knowledge - Knowledge of Principles & Methods Articulation Intervention (child and adult)
III-D Knowledge - Knowledge of Principles & Methods Receptive & Expressive Language Intervention (child and adult)
IV-G Skills - Demonstration of Clinical Skills Receptive & Expressive Language Intervention (child and adult)
III-D Knowledge - Knowledge of Principles & Methods Social Aspects of Communication Intervention
(III-D Knowledge - Knowledge of Principles & Methods Intervention Fluency and Voice)