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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #11: Managing it and being mindful with Jessi Andricks

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #11: Managing it and being mindful with Jessi Andricks
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Are you feeling like your stress levels are way too high? In this episode, Jessi Andricks talks about her very real experiences with stress both as an SLP grad student and subsequently working in the field. She brings great advice for us all on managing our stress, stress triggers, and building resilience.

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #9: Money Matters: Kara Britt on how to make the most of those SLP paychecks!

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #9: Money Matters: Kara Britt on how to make the most of those SLP paychecks!
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As much as we may love what we do, at the end of the day money does matter! In this episode, the very financially smart and savvy Kara Britt talks about some of the financial choices she has made since grad school. Learn how she makes her hard-earned money work for her, and her family’s future, and how you too can find ways to make your money work for you.

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #8: Shifting and Switching As Needed: Sam Walker from Speaking with Samantics

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #8: Shifting and Switching As Needed: Sam Walker from Speaking with Samantics
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In this episode, hear how Sam Walker has shifted and adapted her career since graduating, and some of the challenges and rewards along the way. She speaks about how she came to make the choice to become an SLP, and how the impacts of the pandemic unleashed her creative endeavors! Learn how she approaches the flexibility of SLP work and incorporates the ability to be flexible into her work, including helping new graduates take their first steps.

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #7: Jenni Provda on Bringing Your A Game, and Being Okay With Not Being Perfect All The Time

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SLP What I Didn’t Learn in Grad School Series #7: Jenni Provda on Bringing Your A Game, and Being Okay With Not Being Perfect All The Time
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In this episode medical SLP Jenni Provda  speaks about the importance of being human! Yes, that’s right, how to be okay with mistakes!  She reflects on the emotional challenges of working in an ever-changing field. She talks about getting buy-in from other professionals. Jenni also reminds us that as ‘works in progress’, becoming knowledgeable in your field as an SLP takes time.

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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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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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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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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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