Certification News and Announcements
New 2014 Certification Standards for Speech-Language Pathology
A Practice and Curriculum Analysis of the Profession of Speech-Language Pathology was conducted in 2009 under the auspices of the CAA and CFCC. The survey analysis was reviewed by the CFCC, and new certification standards were developed to better fit current practice models. The CFCC recently approved the 2014 Speech-Language Pathology Certification Standards and set an implementation date of September 1, 2014. View the SLP Standards Crosswalk [PDF] for more specific information on how the standards will change from the current SLP standards to the 2014 SLP standards.
2012 Certification Standards for Audiology
A Practice and Curriculum Analysis of the Profession of Audiology was conducted in 2007 under the auspices of the CAA and CFCC. The CFCC reviewed the survey data and determined that the Standards for Clinical Certification and the Praxis examination blueprint needed revision in order to be in line with the results of the survey. Proposed Standards were distributed for select and widespread peer review and all comments were considered in the final version of the document. The CFCC approved the 2012 Audiology Certification Standards and set an implementation date of January 1, 2012.
All applicants for certification in audiology are required to have a doctoral degree and must apply under the 2012 Audiology Certification Standards.
Online Certification Maintenance Compliance Form
Already completed your 30 hours of professional development? Don't wait! Submit your Compliance Form quickly and easily online! No need to download, print, and mail or fax your form anymore. Certificate holders in maintenance interval 2011–2013 have until December 31, 2013, to accumulate their professional development hours.
Earn Professional Development Hours at Convention
The three days of the 2013 ASHA Annual Convention will be the most cost-effective professional development choice you have all year. If you attend the Annual Convention in Chicago, you can earn up to 26 hours (2.6 ASHA CEUs) and experience a full year of benefits in the form of new and greater knowledge that you can apply directly to your work.
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