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Private Practice 101: Starting and Growing Your SLP Practice (PD102765)

Presenter(s): Jill E Shook, MS, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This session guides you through the process of building your speech-language pathology private practice from the ground up, whether you are planning for part-time or full-time practice; pediatric or adult clients; and in-person, telepractice, or hybrid sessions. The presenter—an SLP and private practice owner—will discuss making a business plan, budgeting, and estimating startup costs; complying with HIPAA; and basic marketing.

This course is a recorded session from the 2023 online conference "Keys to a Successful SLP Private Practice."

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Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • identify the best business structure for your state and financial requirements
  • identify the best methods for marketing your practice
  • list three ways to comply with HIPAA regulations

Presenter Information

Jill Shook, MS, CCC-SLP (she/her/hers) has provided fun, evidence-based speech-language therapy services since 2011. She founded her private practice, Jill Shook Therapy, in 2015, and created a course to support other SLPs starting their own practices in 2018. She also provides consulting for SLPs through her private practice SLP site. She has done extensive research into HIPAA compliance, billing, EMR selection, and credentialing/insurance, and is always learning more.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation
  • Royalties from Northern Speech Services for sales of Private Practice Foundations course
  • Affiliate marketing fees from Amazon, Therapy Marketing Kit, Cued Creative, and SimplePractice

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • Consulted on the planning and content of this conference

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by the end date below.

Program History and CE Information

Online conference dates: May 10–22, 2023, September 6–18, 2023
Start date: November 1, 2023
End date: November 1, 2028

This course is offered for 0.05 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 0.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.05
Item #(s): PD102765
Available Through: November 01, 2028