SL 465 Introductory Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology 4 cr.  (4-0-0)

Practicum hours involve provision of evaluation and treatment to clients from the community who have communication or swallowing disorders. Treatment will be conducted at the NMU Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic and will be supervised by a certified instructor. Components of the treatment process will include:  data keeping, designing behavioral objectives, counseling concepts, feedback systems, behavioral management, SOAP notes, writing treatment summaries and implementation of treatment methods. Clinical practicum hours will be arranged by the instructor.