In this unit students will learn how to provide leadership to a range of consumers including novice speech pathology students, clients, allied health/education assistants, volunteers, other professionals, and policy makers to ensure the provision of the highest quality speech pathology services through evaluation of current research and translation into clinical practice. Students will also learn how to proactively advocate and communicate research evidence for speech pathology practice to a range of consumers.
4 hours per week lectures, 2 hour per week tutorial, mentoring in the clinic (for 4 weeks)
360 evaluation of mentoring, coaching and leadership (50%), policy submission assignment (50%)
Hoffman, T., Bennet, S., Del Mar, C. Evidence Based Practice across the Health Professions (2017)
CSCD5068 or CSCD5069 or CSCD5070 or CSCD5075