Davies School of COSD Hosts Virtual Clinical Education & Supervision Workshop


Navigating Clinical Education and Supervision: Building a Foundation of Excellence

Speaker: Nancy Alarcon, MS, CCC-SLP

Thursday, October 29, 2020, 5:30-7:30 pm on ZOOM

No Cost; *Zoom link needed to attend*

Registration is now closed.

The purpose of this talk is to help participants improve the clinical learning environment and examine the essential elements of successful supervising, precepting and mentoring across early intervention, school, and healthcare settings in the context of the pandemic and beyond. The presentation will address generational influences, difficult conversations, and management of expectations.

Learner Outcomes:

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify a functional framework for clinical education
  2. Articulate the principle concepts of and differences in providing effective feedback and evaluation
  3. Identify key external and internal forces that impact our learning, teaching, and working environment
  4. Define the parameters of a difficult conversation and identify the potential impact of a difficult conversation on participants
  5. Identify evidence-based resources that will support clinical education skills across work settings

Speaker Information: Nancy Alarcon, M.S., CCC-SLP, is Principal Lecturer Emeritus and former Director of Clinical Education in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of Washington, and former Director of the UW Speech and Hearing Clinic.  She received her M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and B.S. from Purdue University.  Nancy’s areas of clinical expertise have included clinical education, adult neurologic communication disorders, and supported communication for individuals and families with chronic and progressive acquired cognitive/communication disorders.  Across her career, she has mentored graduate students in the clinical learning environment, and developed and co-created presentations and partnerships to strengthen clinical education skills throughout our professional community.    Nancy is recognized as an ASHA Fellow, faculty recipient of the University of Washington David Thoroud Leadership Award, the CAPCSD Honors Award and the Special Service Award, and has served in numerous professional leadership positions at the state and national level.

Financial disclosure: Mrs. Alarcon is receiving an honorarium for her presentation. There are no other financial or non-financial disclosures.

This course is offered for .2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).