5 Mistakes CFs & Students Make and How You Can Make an Impactful Difference

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Mattie Murrey Tegels, MA, CCC-SLP, CLSC
Being a student or CF supervisor does not simply mean showing up and signing the dotted line saying that the one you are supervising has completed the hours and met the requirements. It is so much more than that!  The clinical supervisor has the important responsibility of stepping up and understanding the commitment made to the new SLP and empowering them to launch their career! This course will expand your understanding of the top 5 mistakes and stressors that students and CFs have when starting in their new settings and help you in identifying potential difficulties that a student or CF may be experiencing. It will examine the common stressors and beliefs of students entering into internship and CF placements and identify effective solutions for the most common difficulties.Most importantly, this course will give you hands-on tools for developing and implementing a plan of action when a student or CF is requiring additional support. 
This is a way to pay back those generations coming behind us and make the world a better place. 

By the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to

  1. Discover the top 5 mistakes students and CFs make when starting a new setting
  2. Identify potential difficulties that a student or CF may experiencing
  3. Expand understanding of the common stressors and beliefs of students entering into internship and CF placements.
  4. Identify effective solutions for the most common difficulties that students and CF experience.
  5. Develop and implement a plan of action when a student or CF is requiring additional support 

About Mattie: Mattie Murrey Tegels received her Master of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 1992 from Washington State University and of the first things that you will notice about Mattie is her passion for life and her career.  She has spent more than 25 years working around the world as a medical SLP in a variety of settings and has been richly rewarded with high patient success rates and the amazing feeling that she changing lives for the better. Over the course of her career, she has mentored and supervised over 100 students and CFs and has completed almost 24,000 1:1 hours of skilled intervention.  She now lives in Minnesota and is a college professor and clinical supervisor for a CSD graduate program and works almost exclusively with students.  In addition, she is the newly appointed MNSHA Future Professionals Committee Advisor, responsible for supporting the needs of graduate and undergraduate SLPs at her state level. Professionally, she is a member of SIG 3, 13, and 18 and has presented at both her state level SLP organizations and ASHA Connect.  She has also been a guest speaker numerous times over the years at both master level and doctorate level courses on topics such as aphasia, dysphagia, voice disorders, and counseling.  She holds a number of nationally recognized certifications including the MBSImP and LSVT training. Mattie is also a Certified Life Strategies Coach and is a speaker for the National Alliance of Mental Illness.

Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEU (Introductory Level, Related Area)

Time Ordered Agenda:
5 min: Welcome & course overview
35 min: 5 surprising mistakes CFs make
20 min: Identifying potential difficulties that a CF may experience
10 min: Perspectives group exercise
5 min: SLP Scripting: Lean and agile conversations
20 min: Problem solving a variety of effective solutions
15 min: Developing a plan of action
10 min: Q & A

Course Disclosures:
Financial: Mattie Tegels is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and received compensation.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist. 
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