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Speech-Language Pathology Career Advice

Advice from speech-language pathology professionals on what to consider and how to prepare for a career in speech-language pathology. Also, learn about trends in picking a speech pathology career, whether it is in a school-based or a hospital setting.  Issues mentioned include the caseload, pace, schedules and the impact of funding sources.

Considering a Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology Career
Brenda K. Gorman, PH.D discusses the growing demand for bilingual speech-language pathologists and how demographic changes in the United States have contributed to this trend. She also highlights how she chose to pursue a career in bilingual speech-language pathology.

 

Choosing a Hospital or School-Based Setting
Brenda Gorman, PH.D, talks with John Consalvi, M.A., CCC-SLP, about the differences between working as a speech-language pathologist in a hospital vs. a school. Issues mentioned include the caseload, pace, schedules and the impact of funding sources. Dr. Gorman also shares how exposure to different settings caused her to change her career focus from working with adults to working with children.

 

Considering a Hospital Setting
Elizabeth Steffen, M.A., CCC-SLP/CBIS MBA-HCM, talks with John Consalvi, M.A., CCC-SLP, CEO of Lingua Health, about what to consider and how to prepare for a career as a speech-language pathologist in a hospital setting.

 

Building a Hospital-based Practice
Elizabeth Steffen, M.A., CCC-SLP/CBIS MBA-HCA discusses the importance of establishing and nurturing relationships in a hospital setting to build and grow a medical speech-language pathology program. Recommended resources for Hospital-based SLPs can be found here.

 

Trends In Hospital Care
Elizabeth Steffen, MA, CCC-SLP/CBIS MBA-HCA provides perspective for speech-language pathologists on working in a hospital setting as well as key considerations for speech-language pathology graduate students considering working in a hospital.

 

American Speech Language Pathologists Working Abroad
Benjamin Bennet, CF-SLP talks with John Consalvi, MA, CCC-SLP, CEO of Lingua Health and Grupo Lingua, about the findings in his thesis, American Speech Language Pathologists Working Abroad. Ben discusses how SLPs from the United States can find work in other countries and the factors that should be considered when selecting a country.

 

The Lingua Health Speech Language Pathologist Support Model

Carrie Slaymaker, M.A., CCC-SLP interviews John Consalvi, M.A., CCC-SLP, CEO of Lingua Health, about Lingua Health’s unique clinical support model. John explains how Lingua Health utilizes experienced speech-language pathologists as Regional Managers to manage and support clinicians in elementary schools. In addition to providing CF support, growing their team and managing their territory, Regional Managers also have the opportunity to pursue private practice.