Clinical practicum in the Department of Communication Disorders includes observation of clinical service provision and active service provision to clients of the ASU Speech and Hearing Center (ASU SHC) as well as clinical sites off-campus.
Observation is required for the courses of Introduction to Communication Disorders and Service Delivery in Communication Disorders.
The first active clinical rotation for undergraduates is typically the final semester of the senior year.
Clinical practice begins in the first fall semester of graduate enrollment for graduate level students.
Arkansas State University Speech and Hearing Center
Dates to Remember
Clinic Intro & II
January 10 First Day of classes
11 First day of Externship for Clinic II Graduates
13 Emergency Medical Status Form
Proof of TB, CPR, and Liability Insurance, Hep B, Clinic Handbook Signature Page
Be sure that your advisor gets the Substance Abuse. Complaint Policy, and Honor Code 13 External Site Agreements due to Mrs. Mary(Externs only)
13 External Site Supervisor credentials due to Mrs. Mary(Externs only)
17 ASHSHC Opens-LIPS PROGRAM & ALL OTHER CLIENTS
20 ASUSHC Client paperwork due to Mrs. Mary
24 & 26 First draft of treatment Plant Summary due to supervisors(This document is due to your supervisor one week following the second session with your client.)
27 Intent to Graduate Applications Due for May 2023 Commencement
31 Daily clock hours due to Mrs. Mary's office(black tray)(daily sheets and monthly composite.) Copies available on the website. (D-3 and D-4)
February 28 Daily and Monthly Clinical Clock Hour Record due to Mrs. Mary's office(black tray).
28 Mid-term Self-Reflection papers due to supervisors and forwarded to Mrs. Pait by supervisor
March 14-16 Mid-semester grades due to Mrs. Mary
13-17 Mid-semester supervisory conference
20-24 ASUSHC closed for Spring break (Off Campus Clinicians abide by their site's schedule. Some may not
observe spring break.)
31 Daily Clinical Clock Hour Record due to Mrs. Mary's office(black tray)
April 3 First draft of Treatment Summary due to supervisors
5 Convocation of Scholars
14 Self-Reflection papers due to supervisors
21 Clinic clean-up ALL ASTATE CLINICIANS
21 Last day of Clinic at ASUSHC
24 Last day of Offsite Clinic
24 Undergrad clock hours due to Mrs. Mary's office(black tray)
25 Graduate Clock hours due to Mrs. Mary's office(black tray)
24-28 Supervisory conferences
28 Final grades due to Mrs. Mary
April 27-May 3 Final Exams