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ERINA: Pathways to becoming a Speech Pathology Assistant

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Daytime Session located at ERINA: All Areas Speech Pathology

200 Central Coast Highway

Third Floor, Element Building

Erina, NSW 2250

Australia

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Pathways to Becoming a Speech Pathology Assistant: please arrive by 12:45pm ready for a 1:00pm start.

A Speech Pathology Assistant can be referred to as a SPA. SPAs play an important role to support clients and their families with communication skills by working under the direct and indirect supervision of the speech pathologist. SPAs work in the speech pathology clinic, preschool, school or client home to implement speech and language programs.

This half day workshop is a follow on from the Free Information Session: Working as a Speech Pathology Assistant.

The following topics are covered at the half day workshop:

Level 1 SPAs – defining what it means to work with direct supervision from a speech pathologist

Level 2 SPAs – working with direct and indirect supervision

Determining suitability for Level 1 or Level 2 work based on skills and knowledge of the SPA

Past experience relevant to being a SPA - a look at previous roles, including paid and unpaid work

What a prospective employer might be looking for in a SPA

Steps to take to prepare for working as a SPA

Information about our face to face and online training courses at All Areas Speech Pathology

Assistance to choose a pathway forward to work as a SPA or even a Speech Pathologist!

Get involved in some speech and language program activities:

- Learn some key word signing

- Practice listening to a speech sample and identifying what the child or adult is saying

- Discuss ways to give specific "labelled" praise to assist a client to improve their communication attempts

Each attendee is eligible to attend a face to face or telephone call 15 minute one on one session either immediately after the workshop or in the 7 days following the workshop to discuss individual circumstances and possible pathways forward.


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Daytime Session located at ERINA: All Areas Speech Pathology

200 Central Coast Highway

Third Floor, Element Building

Erina, NSW 2250

Australia

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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