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ShiftMakers: Caseload Chaos - Communicating Like a Pro with the Higher-Ups

1.0 Hours
33
Audio

Course Description

This episode explores the challenges of communicating effectively with the administration about overwhelming caseloads. Our anonymous guest shares the struggle of articulating the impact on job efficiency. Plus, we'll explore why many clinicians might opt for compliance over confrontation.


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Objective

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

1
Discuss essential communication strategies for connecting to feelings and needs, building a clear and constructive dialogue.
2
Develop insights into the challenges clinicians face when managing large caseloads and how it directly affects job efficiency, allowing for a better comprehension of the issues at hand.
3
Explore practical tips and approaches for handling workplace conflict, specifically addressing the tendency to prioritize compliance over confrontation.

About Presenters

Stephanie Michele Sweigart

MS, CCC-SLP

Stephanie Michele Sweigart is the leading expert on mindfulness and compassion-based practices in special education. She is certified as a Teacher of Mindfulness Meditation and as a Speech-Language Pathologist. Stephanie Michele is a presenter for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s national convention, 2023. She is the founder of a woman-owned Non-Public Agency, Golden State Speech Pathology Services, Inc. since 2013. Stephanie Michele is the author and creator of the popular course, “ShiftMakers: 1.0” and “The Framework to Becoming a Mindful Speech Clinician.” She is also a speaker and YouTube host for SpeechTherapyPD.com. Her insights have been featured on numerous podcasts including “Keys for SLPs” and “Speech Science Podcast” where she shares her passion and thought leadership on professional holistic practices. She believes in the mission and is a supporting member for The Center for NonViolent Communication. Stephanie’s unwavering dedication to empowering individuals to use clear and compassionate communication underscores her mission to make a profound impact in the world of special education.

Additional Information

Speechtherapypd.com
Intermediate Level
0.10 ASHA CEU

ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

Course Timeline

Timeline
5 min: Introduction and Background
10 min: Understanding the pain points and universal feelings and needs behind them
10 min: Understanding habitual ways of responding to conflict
20 min: Learning new approaches to conflict with practical tips
15 min: Wrap Up and Q&A

Course Disclosure

The content of this course is based on the research and experience of the presenter. You are responsible to do your own research to determine if the information and skills taught are appropriate for your clients/students/patients.
Disclosure Statement for Stephanie Michele Sweigart
Financial Stephanie Michele is the owner of Golden State Speech Pathology Services. She developed a course on mindfulness and she receives compensation from the sale of it. Stephanie receives compensation from SpeechTherapyPD.com for her presentation.
Nonfinancial No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Stephanie Michele Sweigart

MS, CCC-SLP

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Purchase this course for $24.99