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					National Council of State Boards of
Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology
& Audiology
October 15, 2011
Earl “Gip” Seaver, Chair CFCC
PROPOSED REVISIONS TO SLP
CERTIFICATION STANDARDS
2011 CFCC MEMBERS
    Gip Seaver, Chair            Larry Molt, CCC-SLP
    Glenn Waguespack,            Judith Page, CCC-SLP,
     Vice Chair for Aud            Chair Elect
    Mark DeRuiter, Vice          Ellen Reuler, CCC-SLP
     Chair for SLP                Beth Richardson, Public
    Virginia Berry, CCC-A         Member
    Dawn Betts, CCC-SLP          Roy Shinn, CCC-A
    Akilah Heggs, CCC-A          David Wark, CCC-A
 
 Ellen Crowell & Roger Reeter, NSSLHA Representatives
LIAISONS/OBSERVERS

 Alan Diefendorf, Vice President for Standards &
  Ethics in Audiology
 Jennifer B. Watson, Vice President for
  Standards & Ethics in SLP
 Dan C. Halling, CAA-Chair

 Michael Flahive, CAPCSD Liaison
NATIONAL OFFICE CFCC SUPPORT
   Vic Gladstone, Chief Staff Officer
   Ayana Nickerson, Director of Certification
   Georgia McMann, Senior Advisor for Certification
REVIEW OF SLP STANDARDS - PROCESS
    A Practice and Curriculum Analysis of the Practice of
     Speech-Language-Pathology Process
    Review by CFCC – Gaps Analysis
       Review rating data

       Review written comments

       Comparison with current standards

    Revisions (if necessary)
    Peer Review (60-90 days)
    Blueprint for Certification Examination
REVIEW OF SLP STANDARDS - PROGRESS
   A Practice and Curriculum Analysis of the Practice of Speech-
    Language-Pathology Process - 2009
   Review by CFCC – Gaps Analysis 2010 - July 2011
      Review analysis

      Review written comments

      Comparison with current standards

   Revisions - 2011
   Peer Review – Current (Ends 10-23-11)
   Blueprint for Certification Examination – Future, Following Final
    Standards
BASIC PREMISE
Accreditation vs. Certification
 Accreditation

    Outcomes and structure associated with educational
     program
 Certification

    Concerned with knowledge & skills of graduates

    Dependent on quality of accreditation process

    Not prescriptive of process of education

    Involves verification of K&S by program, successful
     completion of CF, pass national examination
PROGRESS TO DATE
General changes
 Use same organization as 2011 Audiology Standards

 Remove program process language, focus on
  outcomes
    e.g. Ordering of courses, describing program
     documentation, clinical hours, etc.
 Reduce procedural language

    i.e. How to apply
              PROGRESS TO DATE
        (SEE SIDE BY SIDE COMPARISON)
  2005 STANDARDS        REVISED STANDARDS
Standard I – Degree     Standard I – Degree
 Post-baccalaureate     Post-baccalaureate
  degree                  degree
 75 semester hours     Change
                            Describes degree only
    Must address
                            Program of study
     knowledge & skills      described later
           PROGRESS TO DATE
 2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard II –             Standard II – Education
                            Program
  Institution of Higher
                           Grad courses and practicum
  Education                 initiated & completed in CAA
 Need for regional         accredited program
                          Change
  accreditation
                              Describes program

                              Move language from 2005
                                Std I to 2014 Std II
                              Removes regional
                                accreditation - redundant
            PROGRESS TO DATE
  2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard III – Program of Study –    Standard III – Program of Study
   Knowledge Outcomes                 Program of study includes
 75 credit hours                         academic coursework
 36 graduate credit hours to meet        Supervised clinical experience
   knowledge outcomes                 Sufficient to meet K&S’s

                                      Changes
                                            See next slide
PROGRESS TO DATE

   Removed reference to 75 semester credit
    hours overall and 36 semester credit hours at
    the graduate level
     Numbers    are prescriptive as to how a program of
      study is to be designed.
     The 2014 Certification standards focus on the
      knowledge and skills obtained not how they are
      obtained
PROGRESS TO DATE
   Standard III Road Map
   Standard III-A = Standard IV-A
   Standard III-B = Standard IV-B
   Standard III-C = Standard IV-C1
   Standard III-D = Standard IV-C2
   Standard III-E = Standard IV-D
   Standard III-F = Standard IV-E
   Standard III-G = Standard IV-F
   Standard III-H = Standard IV-G
            PROGRESS TO DATE
  2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard III-A                 Standard IV-A
 The applicant must have       Knowledge of biological
  prerequisite knowledge of      sciences, physical sciences,
  the biological sciences,       statistics, & social/behavioral
  physical sciences,             sciences
  mathematics, and the         Change
  social/behavioral sciences         Not called prerequisite
                                      knowledge (prescriptive)
                                     Stats not math
                                     Acceptable courses “should
                                      include “rather than “could
                                      include among others”
              PROGRESS TO DATE
    2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard III-B                         Standard IV-B
   Demonstrate knowledge of              Must have demonstrated
      basic human communication           knowledge of ….
       and swallowing processes,          The applicant must have the ability
       including;                          to integrate information pertaining
      Biological                          to normal and abnormal human
      Neurological
                                           development across the life span.
      Acoustic
                                          Change
                                             What the applicant has
      Psychological
                                                demonstrated
      developmental, and linguistic
                                             Ability to integrate information
       and cultural bases.
                                                learned across the life span
            PROGRESS TO DATE
  2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard III-C               Standard IV-C1
 Demonstrate knowledge in    Must have demonstrated
  the following areas:         knowledge in following:
    Big 9                       Big 10

                              Change

                                 What the applicant has
                                  demonstrated
                                 Separates resonance and
                                  voice
            PROGRESS TO DATE
  2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard III-D                 Standard IV-C2
 The applicant must possess    Must have demonstrated
  knowledge of ………..             current knowledge ………
                               Change
                                   What the applicant has
                                    demonstrated
                                   Added “current” to reflect
                                    contemporary knowledge
            PROGRESS TO DATE
  2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard III-E,F,G           Standard IV-D,E,F
 The applicant must          Must have demonstrated
  demonstrate knowledge of     current knowledge ………
  ………..                       Change

                                 What the applicant has
                                  demonstrated`
            PROGRESS TO DATE
  2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard III-H                     Standard IV-D,E,F
 The applicant must                  The applicant must have
  demonstrate knowledge                demonstrated knowledge of entry
                                       level and advanced certifications,
  about certification, specialty       licensure, and other relevant
  recognition, licensure, and          professional credentials, as well as
  other relevant professional          local, state, and national
  credentials.                         regulations and policies relevant to
                                       professional practice.
                                      Change
                                          What the applicant has
                                           demonstrated
                                          Expands language and clarifies
                                           intent
            PROGRESS TO DATE
  2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard IV – Program of    Standard V – Skills
  Study - Skills Outcomes     Outcomes
                             Change
                                 Changes wording of
                                  standard
            PROGRESS TO DATE
  2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard IV-A                 Standard V-A
 The applicant must             Removed language from old
  complete a curriculum           standards
  of academic and clinical       Old IV-B is now V-A
  education that follows         The applicant must have
                                  demonstrated……
  an appropriate
  sequence of learning           Change
                                    Old language refers to
  sufficient to achieve the
                                     process and was
  skills and outcomes….              eliminated
                                    Changes wording of
                                     standard
           PROGRESS TO DATE
 2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard IV-B     Standard V-B
                     Was IV-G in 2005 Standards
                     The applicant must have
                      demonstrated……
                     Change
                        Refers to what applicant
                         demonstrates to the
                         program
                        Expanded implementation
                         language to cover
                         credentials of supervisors,
                         work settings, & patient
                         populations
            PROGRESS TO DATE
  2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard IV-C           Standard was removed
 400 clock hours of     Stipulation of minimum
  supervised clinical     hours is prescriptive to
  experience              the education program
                         Certification standards
                          stipulate knowledge &
                          skills the program
                          verifies the applicant has
                          demonstrated
           PROGRESS TO DATE
 2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard IV-D              Standard was removed
 325/400 clock hours at    Stipulation of minimum
  the graduate level in      hours is prescriptive to
  CAA program                the education program
                            Certification standards
                             stipulate knowledge &
                             skills the program
                             verifies the applicant has
                             demonstrated
            PROGRESS TO DATE
  2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard IV-E                 Standard was removed
 Stipulates credentials of    Supervision credentials
  supervisors, amount of        statement was moved to
  supervision relative to       implementation
  abilities of student, and     language of 2014
  the welfare of the            Standard V-B
  client/patient
            PROGRESS TO DATE
  2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard IV-F                Standard was removed
 Describes practicum         2005 Standard
  experiences across the       contained
  life span, cultural          implementation
  diversity, and levels of     language now found in
  severity                     2014 Standard V-B
           PROGRESS TO DATE
 2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard IV-G               Standard was moved to
 Describes practicum         2014 Standard V-B
  experiences in             2005 Standard
  evaluation, intervention,   contained
  interaction and personal    implementation
  qualities                   language now found in
                              2014 Standard
           PROGRESS TO DATE
 2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard V –       Standard VI –
  Assessment         Assessment
 Applicant         Must pass ASHA
  demonstrates       national examination
  successful        Change
  achievement of        Summative language in
  formative and          2005 V moved to 2014 VI
  summative             Removed language of
                         2005 V-A (Program
  assessment             formative language)
           PROGRESS TO DATE
 2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard V-A            Standard V-A was
  Formative               removed
  Assessment             Removed prescriptive
 Applicant must meet     language (required
  program’s               formative
  requirements for        assessments)
  demonstrating K & S     referring to the
  through ongoing         conduct of the
  formative               program
  assessments
           PROGRESS TO DATE
 2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard V-B            Standard V-A was
  Summative               removed
  Assessment             Removed prescriptive
 Applicant must pass     language referring to
  the ASHA national       the conduct of the
  examination             program
           PROGRESS TO DATE
 2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard VI – Clinical   Standard VII – Clinical
  Fellowship               Fellowship
 After completion of       The applicant must
                             successfully complete a
  academic                   SLPCF – Do refer applicant to
  coursework, the            state licensure laws through
  applicant must             footnote
                             Change
  successfully           

                               Simplifies language
  complete a SLPCF
                               Timing of CF stipulated in
                                implementation language
            PROGRESS TO DATE
  2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard VI – Clinical Fellowship       Standard VII – Clinical Fellowship
VI-A Establish outcomes based on         VII-A Equivalent of 36 weeks full
    academic experiences, setting          time practice
    specific requirements, &             VII-B – Same
    professional goals                   VII-C – Demonstrate K&S
VI-B Engage in periodic assessment         consistent with ability to practice
    of performance, evaluating             independently
    progress                             VI-D – Was eliminated (described
VI-C CF = Equivalent of 36 weeks full      process for application)
    time practice
VI – D Submit evidence of successful
    completion
           PROGRESS TO DATE
 2005 STANDARDS    REVISED STANDARDS
Standard VII –    Standard VIII –
  Certification     Certification
  Maintenance       Maintenance
                   Standard states the
                    requirement of
                    maintenance
                   Removed process
                    language
PEER REVIEW PROCESS – TO DATE (10-6-11)

   102 Responses Received
   The majority are members of ASHA and hold certification in SLP
   A few responses from audiologists and from ASHA staff who are not
    members of the Association.
   Feedback from members of 14 out of the 18 SIG’s
      Majority from members of Issues in HE or Admin & Sup

   Employment facility most often cited:
      College/University, Schools,

   Employment Function:
      evenly split between Clinic Faculty Member/Supervisor and Clinical
        Service Provider
   Response from only one state licensing board
TIMELINE

 July CFCC meeting – Finalize proposed
  language
 August – Draft for public comment

 November – Review public comment

 December/January – Publish final standards or
  Seek further public comment
CERTIFICATION REINSTATEMENT - AUDIOLOGY

   Doctoral degree required 1/2012
   Audiologists who have dropped certification – reinstatement
    prior to 1/2012
      Submit to their application for reinstatement and their
       payment by December 31, 2011
      Must submit their documentation of completion of the
       mandated professional development hours by December
       31, 2011, and
      Must complete the exam requirement by 4/28/12

   Reinstatement after 2012 will require a doctoral degree
QUESTIONS/COMMENTS

   Ask Glenn, Virginia &/or Larry!

				
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