From The Specialty Board: Streamlining the Mentoring Process During the past year, the Specialty Board in Fluency Disorders has done extensive work to streamline the specialty recognition process. The Board’s latest initiative focuses on strengthening and clarifying the role of mentors. Mentors have always been central to the success of the specialty recognition program. The Board relies on ... SIG News
SIG News  |   July 01, 2009
From The Specialty Board: Streamlining the Mentoring Process
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SIG News   |   July 01, 2009
From The Specialty Board: Streamlining the Mentoring Process
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, July 2009, Vol. 19, 72. doi:10.1044/ffd19.2.72
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, July 2009, Vol. 19, 72. doi:10.1044/ffd19.2.72
During the past year, the Specialty Board in Fluency Disorders has done extensive work to streamline the specialty recognition process. The Board’s latest initiative focuses on strengthening and clarifying the role of mentors.
Mentors have always been central to the success of the specialty recognition program. The Board relies on mentors to inspire, teach, and guide candidates to practice the highest standards of evaluation and treatment for individuals with fluency disorders. However, a survey of specialists last year revealed that more than 80% of Board Recognized Specialists have not served as mentors themselves, often because of time constraints.
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