Continued's SpeechPathology.com has partnered with University of the Pacific, Benerd College to provide graduate-level credits for speech-language pathologists.
This online, non-degree program offers school-based SLPs with courses to meet salary advancement and/or recertification requirements.
Participants earn CEUs from SpeechPathology.com and a transcript from University of the Pacific verifying that graduate-level semester (non-degree) credits were completed.
“We are committed to providing the content our learners need to better their careers and help them best serve their clients,” said Amy Hansen, MA, CCC-SLP, senior managing editor of SpeechPathology.com.
“We are excited to partner with University of the Pacific to make these graduate-level credits available to our members.”
Emily Robbins has been a speech-language pathologist in school settings for the past 20 years. She works with a wide variety of students in the Mayfield, Kentucky, school district in the areas of articulation, speech-sound disorders, receptive and expressive language disorders, voice disorders, fluency disorders, and complex communication needs.
“I would recommend this program to any SLP who is wanting to increase their knowledge base in a certain area or obtain a rank change.”
After researching the graduate-level credits offered through SpeechPathology.com and University of the Pacific, Robbins determined this was the perfect way to achieve advancement in her career.
“I had the ability to choose my courses from a huge selection,” Robbins said. “Everything I watched or read was applicable to me.”
Robbins took numerous courses on working with students who have experienced trauma, which she said impacts many of her students. She also took courses on speech-sound disorders and augmentative and alternative communication.
“If I had any questions, a team member from SpeechPathology.com would get back with me very promptly,” Robbins said. “I would recommend this program to any SLP who is wanting to increase their knowledge base in a certain area or obtain a rank change.”