Supervision Guidelines for Public Schools Practica and Internships

The following document provides detailed information about offsite experiences as well as student and supervisor responsibilities.

School Supervision Information Download
Specific information for supervision of a school intern

CoreSLP Pre-Internship Procedures Download

Supervision Requirements and Recommendations

Per ASHA and Washington State requirements and recommendations, all public school supervisors must:

  1. Have ASHA certification and valid ESA certificate (school setting).  Our department asks that each new supervisor complete a supervisor profile for ASHA reporting purposes.

  2. Have a minimum of two years, post-CF clinical experience.

  3. Recommended participation in CEU activities related to supervision.

To meet the ASHA recommendations for clinical supervisor preparation, the Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences offers quarterly supervisor training workshops for the community. These workshops are complimentary and participants are eligible for free ASHA CEUs. The Department will communicate continuing education opportunities as they arise.

General Supervisory Responsibilities

Provide a structured practicum experience in which clinical goals and objectives are clearly identified.

  1. Provide regular direction, modeling, facilitation, collaboration and feedback to the student regarding development and refinement of his/her assessment, treatment, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  2. Complete formal midpoint and final written evaluations with the student, making recommendation for credit/no credit and identifying clinical and professional goals/next steps.

  3. Provide information regarding the underlying clinical research base for practice, as well as the ethical, legal, regulatory, and reimbursement aspects of the profession.

Please review and familiarize yourself with the documents below (University of Washington Documents).

ASHA Guidelines for Clinical Supervisors

More information on guidelines for clinical supervisors can be found in the following position statements:

ASHA Position Statements

  1. Clinical Supervision in Speech-Language Pathology

  2. Supervision of Student Clinicians: Board of Ethics

Practicum and Internship Activities and Schedules

Supervisor Resource Examples Download
Practicum Activities for the 1/2 day experience

Pre-internship Download

Internship Schedule Download 

Internship Syllabus Download