American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

NSSLHA Day Sessions 2013

Friday, November 15

Education/clinical sessions (non-CEUs)

Rapid Roundtables: Meet the Experts
Lakeside Center, Level 3, Room E353 A and B
Session 1: 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. and Session 2: 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Fasten your seatbelts! Get on the fast track to learn about a wide assortment of clinical techniques, interventions, and professional issues. You'll participate in small, brief, rotating roundtables with subject matter experts from across the nation. The 12 topics include literacy, apps in therapy, scholarships and grants, and more. Feel free to join any or all of them as you please.

Demystifying the Clinical Fellowship and 4th-Year Experience: Panel Discussion [PDF]
Lakeside Center, Level 3, Room E351
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Confused? Overwhelmed? Let our panelists show you how to choose, secure, and navigate through your clinical fellowship. With current clinical fellows and CF supervisors and 4th year externs and preceptors from a variety of settings, our panel is sure to be familiar with your situation. Help is here—join us!

Weighing Your Options: the Perks of Practicing in Different Settings
Lakeside Center, Level 3, Room E351
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
So many settings, so much at stake. Our panel of professionals from various clinical settings will help you decide which is best for you. SLPs and AuDs from schools, hospitals, universities, and private practice will highlight the differences among their daily tasks, work environment, and populations served. Expect a lively discussion of pros and cons.

Inter-Professional Innovations: the Keys to Communication and Collaboration
Lakeside Center, Level 3, Room E350
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Get more done by getting along. Join an interactive, interdisciplinary discussion on conflict management and collaboration with other professionals. Using case-based scenarios, you'll debate and deliberate potential solutions.

What to Say and When: Tips for Building Rapport With Patients and Families
Lakeside Center, Level 3, Room E350
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Start off on the right foot. SLPs need tact, empathy, and good listening techniques to establish rapport and ensure successful interactions with patients and families. But such skills don't just happen; they're learned. Come hear real-life testimony from patients and parents, discuss effective communication techniques, and boost your interpersonal skills.

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