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
May 31 Classes begin
31 Clinic meeting
June 5-6 Meetings with Caregivers/Supervisors
5 First day of clinic ASUSHC Clients arrive
9 ASUSHC client paperwork due to Mrs. Mary
9 Paperwork due to Mrs. Mary
Emergency Medical Status Form(ASU clinicians)
Proof of TB, CPR, and Liability Insurance(updates for Clinic I and III-all clinicians) Copy of transportation form to Mrs. Mary
16 First draft of treatment plan due to supervisors
29 Daily and Monthly Clinical Clock Hour Record due to Mrs. Mary
29 Last day of Session I
30 Final Exams
July 3 First day of 2nd session classes
4 Clinic closed
19 First draft of treatment summaries due to supervisors
26 Self reflection papers due to supervisors-all students
July 31-Aug 1 Last day of clinic boot campers
3 Last day of regular ASUSHC clients
7-9 Final supervisory conferences
8 Clinic clean-up
9 Last day of session II classes
10 Final exam