Tag: Janet Tilstra

SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #6: Dedicated and Determined: Rose Griffin on Finding and Following Her Passion

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #6: Dedicated and Determined: Rose Griffin on Finding and Following Her Passion
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In this episode, James Berges speaks candidly about his doubts in grad school about being a clinical SLP for his entire career. As it turns out, he wasn’t alone! Learn how James ultimately faced and overcame his fears to transition from clinical work into creating content to help other SLPs explore their own career transitions.

In this conversation with James you’ll hear about many practical online resources, for both new grads and experienced SLPs alike, to explore and learn if and how you may transition careers at some point in time and make the most of your SLP skills and education in your chosen career.

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #5: Once an SLP always and only an SLP?: James Berges speaks about transitioning careers

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The Missing Link for SLPs
SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #5: Once an SLP always and only an SLP?: James Berges speaks about transitioning careers
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In this episode, James Berges speaks candidly about his doubts in grad school about being a clinical SLP for his entire career. As it turns out, he wasn’t alone! Learn how James ultimately faced and overcame his fears to transition from clinical work into creating content to help other SLPs explore their own career transitions.

In this conversation with James you’ll hear about many practical online resources, for both new grads and experienced SLPs alike, to explore and learn if and how you may transition careers at some point in time and make the most of your SLP skills and education in your chosen career.

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #4: Real World Preparation with Hallie Sherman: You Are Enough!

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The Missing Link for SLPs
SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #4: Real World Preparation with Hallie Sherman: You Are Enough!
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Think you’ve figured out everything about working as an SLP in the real world after you graduate? Think again! 

In this episode, Hallie Sherman gives some great practical real world advice ranging from job interview preparation, to effective lesson planning, to seeking guidance as needed. She reminds us that it’s okay to not be perfect! That the kids you work with are your focus, and you will be making an impact in their lives. And most importantly, enjoy it and have fun!

A connector of people, Mai reflects on the importance of connecting and building relationships with people both inside and outside of the field of SLP. As an author, Mai speaks about how her response to criticism and critical feedback has changed over time and with experience. 

An advocate for working as a whole person, Mai encourages us all to bring to the profession other things that we love and are good at, and to explore, explore, explore!

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #3: How to embrace evolution and revolution with Mai Ling Chan

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #3: How to embrace evolution and revolution with Mai Ling Chan
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In this episode, the exceptional Mai Ling Chan takes us through the personal and professional evolutionary process of her career in this episode. 

A connector of people, Mai reflects on the importance of connecting and building relationships with people both inside and outside of the field of SLP. As an author, Mai speaks about how her response to criticism and critical feedback has changed over time and with experience. 

An advocate for working as a whole person, Mai encourages us all to bring to the profession other things that we love and are good at, and to explore, explore, explore!

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #2: From there to here – Three experienced SLPs talk about their practices and skills learned since grad school

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #2: From there to here - Three experienced SLPs talk about their practices and skills learned since grad school
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In this episode, you’ll hear three SLPs reflect on their experiences and learnings since grad school.  Have they stayed on the career paths and in the settings they  expected? Do they practice the same methods and techniques they learned in school? How do they feel about participating in Continuing Education, and adopting or adapting new learnings and skill sets? How do they now personally and professionally manage the “savior complex” and wanting to fix people? Do they now find themselves as SLPs working with different interdisciplinary teams that all play a part in therapy?

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #1: She Has Answers, and Good Ones:  A  Conversation with an SLP Who Isn’t Afraid to Speak Up on What is Missing in our Field

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The Missing Link for SLPs
SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #1: She Has Answers, and Good Ones:  A  Conversation with an SLP Who Isn’t Afraid to Speak Up on What is Missing in our Field
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This episode not only identifies what is wrong with our field today, but some very powerful, realistic, actionable solutions by an SLP who talks and talk and walks the walk.  She is clear on what she didn’t learn in graduate school, why she didn’t learn it, and what to do about it!

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SLP Fishbowl Series #11: Why Having Your Own Board of Directors is Important to SLPs

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SLP Fishbowl Series #11: Why Having Your Own Board of Directors is Important to SLPs
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Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have your own Board of Directors, working together to give you the best advice and support for your future, having your best interests in mind?  Today we talk about this unique and valuable approach to add to your professional and personal  toolbox.

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SLP Fishbowl Series #10: Wading Into the SLP Ick Pond: Rejections, Conflicts, and Minimizations

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The Missing Link for SLPs
SLP Fishbowl Series #10: Wading Into the SLP Ick Pond: Rejections, Conflicts, and Minimizations
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In this episode, “icky” things that SLPs have to deal with such as not feeling like they belong, rejection, minimization, conflict resolution, needing to apologize and admit they are wrong, and feelings of being threatened as an SLP. Gasp! So many uncomfortable topics! Joining these three SLP friends as they discuss these uncomfortable topics in a supportive environment.

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SLP Fishbowl Series #9: Signs It is Time to Switch Up Your SLP Career

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The Missing Link for SLPs
SLP Fishbowl Series #9: Signs It is Time to Switch Up Your SLP Career
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In this episode, we talk about deciding why to change jobs, what to do next, adding value to the importance of how you want to feel, and the best advice to our younger SLPs selves yet on being strong SLPs!

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