SPHY401 - Contemporary Issues in Speech Pathology

10 cp
Prerequisites All 3rd year SPHY Units
Incompatible Teaching Organisation

Speech pathology practice requires excellent skills in operational aspects of service delivery as well as management of specific and complex clinical populations. This unit is a capstone unit where students examine the role of the speech pathologist in relation to contemporary areas of practice, contexts of practice and the transition to practice.

Students have the opportunity to gain deeper knowledge of contemporary areas of practice that are increasingly relevant for speech pathologists; they explore contexts of practice that represent fields in which speech pathologists are increasingly employed to work; and they gain skills to assist them transition from study to employment as speech pathologists.