It's not Just a Millennial Issue: Anxiety is Real in Student Clinicians

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This course is a SUPERVISION course
Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP and Stephanie Schank
In this course, Michelle has a frank conversation with Stephanie Schank regarding student clinician fears and anxiety disorders that are more than a “Millenial thang”. Discover how real life heartbreak can lead to a powerful place of healing and serve as an inspiration to clinical supervisors to educate our students with compassion and patience.

By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to identify and describe:

  1. Three ways a supervisor can support their student clinicians grow professionally.
  2. Three possible practicum locations and 1 unique supervisor support per location.
  3. Three components of anxiety support for student clinicians.
About Stephanie: Stephanie Schank received her undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences with and minor in Special Education, and is finishing up her last semester of her Master's degree in Speech Pathology at the University of South Carolina. She is completing her final student externship at MUSC as a part of their highly respected craniofacial team and will start her CF in pediatric home health in Myrtle Beach, SC this upcoming fall.

About Michelle: Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP is an accomplished lecturer and PEDs Therapist, she has written and given numerous ASHA approved CEU lectures on such topics as Infantile Spasm and Oropharyngeal Dysphagia, along with Apps and ST, and co-authored a course on Best Practices in EI.  She has also given an AOTA-approved lecture on Sensory Integration from the SLP perspective.  Michelle has delivered lectures at the SCSHA Convention and twice with the SCATP Expo. 

Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Related Area)

Course Timeline:
10 mins: Introductions and Backgrounds
10 mins: Discuss strategies for supervisors to provide support to student clinicians.
10 mins: Discuss practicum site and unique supervision supports per site.
15 mins: Discuss supports a supervisor can offer a student clinician with anxiety.
15 mins: Questions and Answers

Disclosure Statement for Stephanie Schank:

Financial: Stephanie Schank is a presenter for and receives royalties.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Disclosure Statement for Michelle Dawson:

Financial: Michelle Dawson is a presenter for and receives royalties.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist. 

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