What Role Does ASHA Play in Promoting Specialty Recognition? According to the Legislative Council resolution, LC 22–94, the Clinical Specialty Recognition (CSR) model that was adopted requires maximum participation by practitioners in the field in the development and maintenance of the clinical specialist award program and minimum participation by the central structure of ASHA. The current model requires ... Viewpoint
Viewpoint  |   February 01, 2006
What Role Does ASHA Play in Promoting Specialty Recognition?
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Viewpoint   |   February 01, 2006
What Role Does ASHA Play in Promoting Specialty Recognition?
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, February 2006, Vol. 16, 10. doi:10.1044/ffd16.1.10
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, February 2006, Vol. 16, 10. doi:10.1044/ffd16.1.10
According to the Legislative Council resolution, LC 22–94, the Clinical Specialty Recognition (CSR) model that was adopted requires maximum participation by practitioners in the field in the development and maintenance of the clinical specialist award program and minimum participation by the central structure of ASHA. The current model requires that each Specialty Board be established and maintained as an independent organizational entity and demonstrate financial viability with respect to administering the Specialty Board. The 2006 ASHA Strategic Plan, Issue D—Specialization, Outcome 4, Strategy 1, calls for the Council for Clinical Specialty Recognition (CCSR) to evaluate the success of the current grassroots model vs. a model employing greater responsibility on ASHA’s part. In the meantime, ASHA supports the Specialty Boards to the extent possible under the current model. Some examples of ASHA’s support include:
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