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Equip your students with the effective counseling skills they need to help their clients deal with the challenges of communication disorders. COUNSELING SKILLS FOR SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS AND AUDIOLOGISTS, 2E is the only text available that combines the insights of a well-respected clinical psychologist with the practical knowledge of a recognized speech-language pathologist to highlight the most important basic and advanced counseling skills your students need. Written in user-friendly language, this text places the theories of counseling and the therapeutic process in real-life contexts that are applicable and meaningful for today’s speech-language pathologists and audiologists. Numerous, varied examples drawn directly from the first-hand experiences of the authors help students develop relevant and usable skills. Case studies and proven learning features help your students refine their abilities to manage even the most challenging emotions, behaviors, and situations.
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Firmly rooted in research, The Supervisory Process in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology is an update of Jean L. Anderson's seminal work by the same name and proves to be a practical guide for supervision at all stages of development. This book is a practical and immediately applicable resource for supervisors and supervisees. The contemporary format of this new book includes a new chapter on the supervision of speech-language pathology assistants, attention to new ASHA training standards (effective in 2005), and case studies and practical tools that make it useful for supervisors in any setting and level of practice. Professional is the field of speech-language pathology and audiology as well as professionals in allied health and education

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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This book demonstrates how students can apply what they havelearned to bridge the gap between theory and therapy as they begintheir professional practice. The authors argue that the only way tobe ready to face the demands of professional practice and life-longlearning is to acquire a thorough understanding of the process andpractice of clinical work.

Fully revised, this second edition incorporates:

  • new standards of service delivery and clinicalcompetencies
  • registration of the profession under the Health ProfessionsCouncil
  • collaborative working with shared client programmes andrecords
  • client-centred philosophy and social models ofintervention

The authors emphasize the need to have a sound knowledge of whatthe profession is and who it encompasses; the awareness of theconcepts that underpin decision-making, planning and choice ofactivities; and understanding of the philosophies that drive thechoice of working practices.

ESSENTIALS OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS, 1E takes a streamlined approach to offering an introductory textbook for speech-language pathology and audiology students. Utilizing solid, up-to-date information and a total-person approach, its comprehensive format is organized according to ASHA’s Knowledge and Skills Acquisitions (KASA)Standards and includes chapters dedicated to providing an overview of communication and the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology. Chapter coverage of the communicative disorders begins with the physical and functional elements of each disorder followed by basic assessment strategies and then moves into a discussion of therapy options. A highly inviting design and pedagogical elements such as margin definitions, Application Questions, Case Studies, and over 150 full-color illustrations and photographs help beginning students master the material without overwhelming them with too much information. ESSENTIALS OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS, 1E encourages future professionals by presenting an easy to understand, approachable writing style that offers a realistic view of the helping professions.
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Whether you are a clinician, or an instructor, the Coursebook is a unique tool that will help you master the technical and professional language necessary to succeed in a career in speech-language pathology. Learn and practice basic writing skills, scientific writing skills, and professional writing all in one, easy to use, interactive resource.
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This best-selling, widely lauded resource has been carefully revised to be the most important edition yet. Clinicians have come to depend on this accessible, easy to navigate resource manual for a wide range of procedures and materials for obtaining, interpreting, and reporting assessment data. In this new edition, you’ll find a new chapter on literacy, including much-needed information on reading and writing assessment. There is also updated and expanded coverage of autism, auditory processing disorders, and pediatric dysphagia. The reproducible, customizable forms have been updated as needed, both in the text and in the CD-ROM, which is available separately, giving you unlimited access to these clinical resources. Now in beautiful full color, all illustrations have been completely updated for greater clarity and diversity. Additionally, chapters are color coded for easy navigation. Clinicians, instructors, and students all agree that this is one of the most valuable assessment resources available to speech-language pathologists.
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The 4th Edition of PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY explores the most relevant and critical issues related to professional practice in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders today. Written by a variety of highly regarded experts in the field, each chapter delves into a critical issue, such as research, education and health care policies, infection prevention, service delivery, multicultural populations, and more. Comprehensive in coverage, the topics provide an up to date view of the profession while preparing readers to earn their ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence. In-depth discussions also address professional pathways and organizations, employment issues, and ethical-legal considerations to get readers thinking about career advancement and success in any setting.
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MEDICAL SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY: A DESK REFERENCE, 3rd edition is an easily accessible quick reference that details procedures, practices and terminology aimed specifically at the needs of the medically based speech-language pathologist. New to this edition, the resource covers the latest medical care delivery and procedures, including those related to pediatric care and end of life issues., Also discussed are skill-based clinical competencies for career development.
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