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Skip the Stress: How To Implement a Successful Workload Model (PD102913)

Presenter(s): Julie D Malone, MS, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This session explores workload and identifies ways to educate SLPs and their employers on the topic to improve recruitment and retention in our field as well as SLPs’ mental health and productivity, all of which translates to better services for students.

This course is a recorded session from the 2022 ASHA Schools Connect online conference.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between caseload and workload to your employer, supervisor, and/or colleagues, and demonstrate the full extent of your responsibilities
  • Describe how a workload approach can help prevent burnout, and identify achievable prevention strategies
  • Explain the importance of using consensus when advocating for a workload approach and systemic change

Presenter Information

Julie Malone, MS, CCC-SLP, is a senior SLP with 24 years of public-school experience. She is knowledgeable about SLP workload issues. After graduating from Indiana University, she completed an internship at the University of Sydney, solidifying her passion for working with children. With a Master's degree from NAU emphasizing work in public schools, she is an advocate for public school SLPs, and a member of the ASHA School Finance Committee and SIG 16 (School-Based Issues) Coordinating Committee.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation
  • Communication Severity Scales (CSS) trainer

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • Coordinating Committee Member of ASHA SIG 16
  • Member of ASHA School Finance Committee
  • Communication Severity Scales (CSS) Committee member

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: July 13–25, 2022
End date: April 9, 2029

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102913
Available Through: April 09, 2029