The Supervision of Externship Students: Words of Wisdom From University Partners

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association CEU Course

December 18, 2020

This workshop is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (beginner level); Related (area).

Learner Outcomes
Participants will demonstrate the following:

  1. Identify and define three important areas related to onboarding protocols as they relate to externship site preparedness
  2. Describe three strategies when working with graduate student clinicians that require additional support
  3. List three key considerations in the assessment of student externs
  4. Describe three feedback strategies to utilize when supervising a graduate student clinician

Intended Audience
Often times there is hesitancy for SLP’s to take on the role of supervision for student interns/externs. This course will provide guidance to new supervisors focusing specifically on the areas of the onboarding process, communicating placement expectations, considerations for the assessment of student interns/externs and providing feedback strategies when supervising graduate student clinicians. Information provided will be specific to the supervision of graduate student clinicians.

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This presentation is recorded.

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Use the online platform, Nearpod, to take this course.

  • 5 minutes: Welcome and Introductions of Host/Guest Speakers
  • 30 minutes: The Onboarding Process
  • 30 minutes: Communicating Placement Expectations
  • 30 minutes: Assessment of Student Interns
  • 30 minutes: Utilization of Feedback Strategies
  • 5 minutes: Wrap up/Course Evaluation Instructions

Jill Beuckens M.S., CCC-SLP, is the External Site Coordinator at Minnesota State University Moorhead. She received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from MSUM. This is Ms. Beuckens 6th year as a clinical supervisor for the SLHS department. In other roles, she has instructed courses in Phonetics, AAC, Child Language, and Clinical Experiences. Prior to her time at MSUM, she has 18 years of experience working in Early Childhood and Elementary School settings, SNF/Rehab settings, and in the field of homecare.
(Financial-Jill Beuckens receives a salary from the Minnesota State University Moorhead where she is a Clinical Supervisor and External Site Coordinator.
Nonfinancial-Jill Beuckens is currently a member of the Midwest Clinic Directors Group. She receives no benefits from her role in this group.)

Klaire Brumbaugh ClinScD, CCC-SLP, is an assistant professor and director of clinical services at the University of Central Missouri. Prior to joining the university in 2018, Dr. Brumbaugh practiced primarily in early intervention for seven years in Texas. Her research interests include studying preschool phonological development and exploring the graduate school experience.
(Financial-Klaire Brumbaugh receives a salary from the University of Central Missouri where she is an Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Services.
Nonfinancial-Klaire Brumbaugh is currently a member of the Midwest Clinic Directors Group. She receives no benefits from her role in this group.)

Stacie M. Greene Ed.D., CCC-SLP, is the Clinical Director and Associate Professor at Augustana. She earned her B.S. from Illinois State University, her M.S. from Western Illinois University, and her Ed.D. from Nova Southeastern University. She has been supervising students and mentoring clinical supervisors for over 10 years. Her research centers on clinical education and pedagogy in higher education.
(Financial-Stacie Greene receives a salary from Augustana where she is an Associate Professor and Clinical Director.
Nonfinancial-Stacie Greene is currently a member of the Midwest Clinic Directors Group. She receives no benefits from her role in this group.)

Joy McKenzie EdD, CCC-SLP, is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Director in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at St. Cloud State University. She received her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology at Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2004 and her EdD in Higher Education Administration at SCSU in 2020. Her dissertation research focused on "Driving Change in Workforce Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Supervisors: How Identity Impacts Response to Supervision Policy Changes." Joy has worked as a speech-language pathologist in various medical settings including adult inpatient, outpatient, acute care, home health care and hospice, with the majority of time spent in pediatric outpatient rehabilitation. In 2011, she transitioned to academia to mentor future SLPs in both courses and clinical experiences. She enjoys learning about personal and professional development including supervision practices to bridge courses to clinic and academia to workforce settings.
(Financial-Joy McKenzie receives a salary from St. Cloud State University where she is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Director.
Nonfinancial-Joy McKenzie is currently a member of the Midwest Clinic Directors Group. She receives no benefits from her role in this group.)

Christie A. Needham M.A., CCC-SLP, is the Director of Clinical Education, Department Chair and an Associate Professor at Baldwin Wallace University. She earned her B.A. and M.A. from the University of Akron and has been supervising for over 20 years. She leads a thriving clinical education program that serves over 1000 patients during a normal semester. Her research is in clinical education, use of technology, and community engagement practices.
(Financial-Christie Needham receives a salary from Baldwin Wallace University where she is the Director of Clinical Education, Department Chair and an Associate Professor.
Nonfinancial-Christie Needham is currently a member of the Midwest Clinic Directors Group. She receives no benefits from her role in this group.)

Melissa Passe M.A., CCC-SLP, has served as the Director of Clinical Education at Truman State University for the past 28 years. In that capacity she has supervised hundreds of students and placed hundreds more in their externship site placements. She has served in many volunteer leadership positions in the local/state and national speech-language association arena and has presented extensively on supervision training.
(Financial-Melissa Passe receives a salary from Truman state University where she is the Director of Clinical Education.
Nonfinancial-Melissa Passe is currently a member of the Midwest Clinic Directors Group. She receives no benefits from her role in this group.)

If a participant chooses to cancel within 10 days of the course, a full refund will be received two weeks after the course has been held. If a participant submits a late cancellation, after the 10-day deadline, a refund less $10.00 service fee, will be received within two weeks after the date of the conference.

Communication with participant about cancellation and refund will be conducted via phone and/ or email. If the conference needs to be cancelled due to weather or other foreseen issues, all participants will receive a full refund of their course fee. within two weeks of the course cancellation date. All participants will be contacted via email, phone, and the conference advertised website about the cancellation.

If a participant has a formal complaint they may call the MSUM Speech-Language & Hearing Clinic at 218.477.2330 and leave a voicemail or email us. We will provide a 48 hour weekday response time.

If a participant needs specific accommodations regarding special needs, please call the office of Minnesota Speech Language and Hearing Clinic at 218.477.2330. To request accommodations via email: jill.beuckens@mnstate.edu

If you would like to discuss your needs, please contact, Jill Beuckens, ASHA CE Consultant at 218.477.2560.

Financial

  • Jill Beuckens receives a salary from the Minnesota State University Moorhead where she is a Clinical Supervisor and External Site Coordinator.
  • Klaire Brumbaugh receives a salary from the University of Central Missouri where she is an Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Services.
  • Stacie Greene receives a salary from Augustana where she is an Associate Professor and Clinical Director.
  • Joy McKenzie receives a salary from St. Cloud State University where she is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Director.
  • Christie Needham receives a salary from Baldwin Wallace University where she is the Director of Clinical Education, Department Chair and an Associate Professor.
  • Melissa Passe receives a salary from Truman state University where she is the Director of Clinical Education.

Nonfinancial

  • Jill Beuckens is currently a member of the Midwest Clinic Directors Group. She receives no benefits from her role in this group.
  • Klaire Brumbaugh is currently a member of the Midwest Clinic Directors Group. She receives no benefits from her role in this group.
  • Stacie Greene is currently a member of the Midwest Clinic Directors Group. She receives no benefits from her role in this group.
  • Joy McKenzie is currently a member of the Midwest Clinic Directors Group. She receives no benefits from her role in this group.
  • Christie Needham is currently a member of the Midwest Clinic Directors Group. She receives no benefits from her role in this group.
  • Melissa Passe is currently a member of the Midwest Clinic Directors Group. She receives no benefits from her role in this group.

 

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This symposium is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (beginner level); Related (area).
Minnesota State University Moorhead, Speech Language Hearing Sciences Department is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

Questions? Contact

Jill Beuckens
MS, BS, CCC-SLP
Speech Pathology Clinician
Speech Language Hearing Sciences
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2560218.477.2560
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