Clinical Methods and Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology, 5th Edition

  • M.N. Hegde California State University, Fresno
  • Deborah Davis, M.A.
  • ISBN-10: 1435469569  |  ISBN-13: 9781435469563
  • 528 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2005, 1999, 1995
  • © 2010 | Published
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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.

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Features and Benefits

  • A quick reference Glossary and comprehensive appendices include sample treatment plans, diagnostic reports, and lesson plans that can be used in clinical practice.
  • Boxes highlight important topics throughout the text, from treatment targets with various populations to using various protocols in controlling undesirable behaviors. Easily identify and incorporate these step-by-step guidelines in clinical practice.

Table of Contents

Part I: Clinical Practicum.
Chapter 1: Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology.
Chapter 2: Organization of Clinical Practicum.
Chapter 3: The Conduct of the Student Clinician.
Chapter 4: The Clinical Supervisor and the Student Clinician.
Chapter 5: Working with Clients.
Chapter 6: Multicultural Issues in Clinical Practicum.
Chapter 7: Target Behaviors across Disorders.
Chapter 8: Treatment in Speech-Language Pathology: Concepts and Methods.
Chapter 9: Controlling Undesirable Behaviors.
Chapter 10: Maintenance of Target Behaviors.
A: Glossary of Educational Abbreviations and Acronyms.
B: Glossary of Medical Abbreviations and Symbols.
C: Sample Recording Form.
D: Code of Ethics of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
E: Sample Clinical Interview.
F: Examples of Dysfluency Types and Calculation of Dysfluency Rates.
G: Obtaining and Analyzing Conversational Speech Samples.
H: Sample Probe Recording Sheet.
I: Sample Treatment Plan.
J: Sample Lesson Plan.
K: Sample Diagnostic Report.
L: Discrete Trial Treatment Procedure and Recording Form.
M: Daily Progress Notes.
N: Sample Progress Report.
O: Sample Final Summary.
P: Sample Referral Letters.
Q: Discrete Trial Baseline Procedure and Recording Sheet.

What's New

  • Provides the latest ASHA training, course work, and certification procedures, including the full text of the Code of Ethics.
  • Discusses treatment targets for children with swallowing disorders and the assessment and treatment of emergent literacy skills in pre-school age children.
  • Includes target behaviors and treatment strategies for voice disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, and augmentative and alternative communication.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

M.N. Hegde

M.N. (Giri) Hegde, PhD, is Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at California State University-Fresno. He holds a master¿s degree in experimental psychology from the University of Mysore, India, a post master¿s diploma in Medical (Clinical) Psychology form Bangalore University, India, and a doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He is a specialist in fluency disorders, language disorders, research methods, and treatment procedures in communicative disorders. Widely published, Dr. Hegde has received many prestigious honors.

Deborah Davis, M.A.

Deborah Davis, MA, is Director of the Speech and Hearing Clinic at California State University-Fresno. She also supervises on- and off-campus clinical practicum. She holds a bachelors and masters degree from California State University-Fresno.