Clinical Methods and Practicum in Speech-language Pathology

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/20/2009
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning

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For student clinicians and clinical supervisors alike, clinical practicum in speech-language pathology is a learning experience that involves clearly defined expectations, ethical principles, and effective methods of treatment. This comprehensive resource provides a well-rounded discussion of the clinical practicum, including basic organization and competency guidelines, ethical and behavioral conduct between the student and supervisor and with clients, and multicultural issues encountered in clinical practice. Also presented are effective clinical methods in the treatment, control, and maintenance of communicative disorders.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifth Editionp. ix
About the Authorsp. xi
Clinical Practicum
Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathologyp. 3
Clinical Practicum: An Overviewp. 4
General Preclinic Requirementsp. 5
ASHA Guidelines on Practicump. 18
Clinical Practicum as a Learning Experiencep. 29
Organization of Clinical Practicump. 31
On-Campus Clinical Practicump. 33
Off-Campus Clinical Practicum Sitesp. 35
Clinical Internshipsp. 60
General Administrative Proceduresp. 61
Clinical Supplies, Materials, and Equipmentp. 63
The Conduct of the Student Clinicianp. 67
General Professional Behaviorp. 67
ASHA Code of Ethicsp. 69
Other Codes and Regulationsp. 84
The Clinical Supervisor and the Student Clinicianp. 95
The Role of the Clinical Supervisorp. 95
Off-Campus Clinical Supervisionp. 104
Responsibilities of the Student Clinicianp. 106
Working with Clientsp. 113
Scheduling Clientsp. 114
Assessment of Clientsp. 121
Reassessment of Clientsp. 128
Establishing a Working Relationship with Client and Familyp. 129
Report Writingp. 133
Record-Keeping Proceduresp. 149
Working with Other Professionalsp. 151
Establishing Collaborative Relationships with Other Professionalsp. 160
Multicultural Issues in Clinical Practicump. 165
Student Clinicians with Multicultural Backgroundsp. 166
ASHA Position Statementsp. 167
Multicultural Assessment Issuesp. 172
Treatment Issuesp. 183
Working with an Interpreterp. 186
Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology
Target Behaviors across Disordersp. 193
Selection of Target Behaviorsp. 194
Approaches to Target Behavior Selectionp. 195
Guidelines on Selecting Target Behaviorsp. 196
Potential Target Behaviors across Disordersp. 197
Articulation and Phonological Disordersp. 198
Language Disordersp. 206
Literacy Skillsp. 213
Voice Disordersp. 216
Disorders of Fluencyp. 220
Neurogenic Communicative Disorders in Adultsp. 223
Neurogenic Communicative Disorders in Childrenp. 232
Target Behaviors for Persons with Hearing Impairmentp. 234
Target Behaviors for Persons with Limited Oral Skillsp. 235
Target Behaviors for Clients with Swallowing Disordersp. 239
Treatment in Speech-Language Pathology: Concepts and Methodsp. 243
Basic Methods of Treatmentp. 244
How to Evoke Communicative Behaviorsp. 245
Creating New Responsesp. 263
Increasing the Frequency of Responsesp. 270
Strengthening and Sustaining Target Behaviorsp. 277
Sequence of Treatmentp. 280
Controlling Undesirable Behaviorsp. 291
Behaviors to Be Reducedp. 292
Assessment of the Maintaining Causes of Undesirable Behaviorsp. 293
General Strategies for Decreasing Undesirable Behaviorsp. 295
Direct Strategy for Decreasing Behaviorsp. 296
Indirect Strategy for Decreasing Behaviorsp. 305
General Guidelines for Reducing Undesirable Behaviorsp. 308
Aversive Nature of Response-Reduction Proceduresp. 312
Maintenance of Target Behaviorsp. 313
Maintenance of Target Behaviors in Natural Settingsp. 314
Maintenance Proceduresp. 314
Developing Home Treatment Programsp. 326
Follow-up Assessmentsp. 328
Referencesp. 331
Glossary of Educational Abbreviations and Acronymsp. 339
Glossary of Medical Abbreviations and Symbolsp. 343
Sample Recording Formp. 347
Code of Ethics of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Associationp. 349
Sample Clinical Interviewp. 355
Examples of Dysfluency Types and Calculation of Dysfluency Ratesp. 361
Obtaining and Analyzing Conversational Speech Samplesp. 365
Sample Probe Recording Sheetp. 369
Sample Treatment Planp. 371
Sample Lesson Planp. 375
Sample Diagnostic Reportp. 377
Discrete Trial Treatment Procedure and Recording Formp. 381
Daily Progress Notesp. 385
Sample Progress Reportp. 389
Sample Final Summaryp. 393
Sample Referral Lettersp. 397
Glossaryp. 401
Indexp. 411
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