SLP mentoring is a win-win for both the mentee and the mentor. It’s a pay-it-forward mentality, and one that is beneficial for our SLP profession as a whole. Mentoring provides guidance and support for all SLPs—new or experienced—and ultimately for the children we work with. This course details creative, practical, and resourceful techniques on how to implement effective mentoring.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Char Boshart is a speech-language pathologist, author, seminar presenter, and president and co-founder of Speech Dynamics, Inc. She graduated with her Master’s degree from Western Michigan University under the extraordinary tutelage of Dr. Charles Van Riper, the “father” of articulation therapy during the final years of his illustrious career. Char began her career in the public schools in the early 70’s with a caseload of over 110 children. Since then, she has worked many years in the public schools, developed and ran her own private practice, and, for seven years was an Assistant Professor and Department Chair of the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department at Loma Linda University in southern California. Her interest in creating effective therapy techniques has evolved into the development of several practical articulation publications, videos (articulation and language), and articles.
Regina Lemmon-Bush earned her Ph.D and M.S. from the Univ of South Carolina. Currently, she is a Dean and Professor at West Coast University. She has also taught at Columbia College in South Carolina as well as South Carolina State University. Her research interests are language, literacy, health literacy, and cultural competence. She’s been worked as a school SLP, private practitioner, and therapist at the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg, SC. She’s also a past president of the South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is known as a "BUILDER." She has built programs, resources and people who have positively impacted others' lives. She was acknowledged for her work as the 2019 recipient of the South Carolina Independent Colleges and University’s Excellence in Teaching award.
This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEU (Introductory Level, Related Area)
|3 min: Introduction|
|7 min: The positive points of being a school SLP|
|2 min: The differences between being a mentor and being a good example|
|4 min: Positive aspects of being a mentor|
|6 min: The rationale of reaching out to a mentor, and being one|
|5 min: How to approach a potential mentor|
|10 min: Having doubts of being a mentor?|
|6 min: The important of “Paying it Forward”|
|8 min: Communication methods and therapy ideas to share with your mentee|
|9 min: Questions & Answers|
|Financial||Char Boshart is a speaker for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receive royalty payments. She also owns and operates Speech Dynamics. |
|Nonfinancial||No relevant non-financial relationship exists. |
|Financial||Regina Lemmon-Bush received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com. |
|Nonfinancial||No relevant non-financial relationships exist. |