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Upcoming events

    • 24 Feb 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Northeastern University, Boston MA - Behrakis Health Science Center - Room# 010 - The Behrakis Center 30 Leon St Boston, MA 02115 617-373-3323
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    This event will present information important to CSD students in their second year of graduate school preparing to enter into the work force. Presentations and activities will cover topics including obtaining a CF, interviewing, certification and licensure, as well as professionalism and advocacy. The goal of this event is to have participants leave feeling prepared to initiate their clinical fellowship.

    Learner Outcomes

    1. Understand the process and requirements for obtaining ASHA CCC, State Licensure, and DOE teacher certification (DESE);

    2. Understand implications of states that do not provide provisional licensure on billing as a CF.

    3. Understand the process for obtaining Clinical Fellowship including job search, interviewing and hiring process.

    4. Understand basic concepts for advocacy as they pertain to the field of speech-language pathology.


    MSHA Student Members: Free

    Non-members: $10


    8:30-9 Registration

    9-9:30 Job Search

    9:30-10:30 Interviews

    10:30-10:45 Break

    10:45-11:30 Professionalism and Advocacy

    11:30-12:15 State licensure

    12:15-12:30 DESE licensure

    12:30-1:30 Lunch

    1:30-2:30 Provisional Licensure

    2:30-3:15 ASHA Certification

    3:15-3:45 Q&A

    Disclosure Statements:

    Lisa Moran, M.S., CCC-SLP

    Financial: Lisa receives a salary for employment at the MGH Institute of Health Professions.

    Non-financial: Lisa is the Vice President of Advocacy for the Massachusetts Speech Language Hearing Association.

    Meredith Finnie, M.S., CCC-SLP

    Financial: Meredith receives a salary for employment as a speech pathologist/Regional director with EBS Healthcare.

    Non-financial: Meredith serves as Vice President of Administration for the Massachusetts Speech Language Hearing Association. She speaks to and teaches groups for MSHA.

    Getting There

    The Behrakis Health Science Center is located at:

    30 Leon St

    Boston, MA 02115


    For directions, click the map below:

    The closest MBTA train stops to the Behrakis Health Science Center are the Ruggles Station off the Orange Line and the Longwood Station off the Green "E" line train. The West Village parking garage is the closest parking and is located right at 30 Leon Street, Boston, MA 02115.

    Other Information

    Dress is business casual for this event.

    Lunch is on your own. There are several options in the Curry Student Center at Northeastern University. A list of restaurants in the area will be available onsite.

    Special thanks to our host, Northeastern University.

    Interested in sponsoring this event? We are very excited to be presenting this six hour event free of charge to our student members. Please consider partnering with us for this worthwhile experience. If you have any questions, contact our office at 781-647-7031 or by email at

    • 21 Mar 2018
    • 23 Mar 2018
    • New York, NY

    Join us in New York, NY on March 21-23, 2018 to learn how to make the biggest difference for young children with autism and their families. The More Than Words workshop is newly updated to provide you with even more effective tools for zeroing in on the very specific needs of young children with autism and addressing those needs with evidence-based, family-centered techniques. Updates include a new assessment and goal-setting framework, as well as enhanced intervention strategies that target the most important areas of difficulty for children with autism.

    Space is limited and our workshops fill quickly! For more information or to register, email or visit the link below:

    • 25 Apr 2018
    • 27 Apr 2018
    • New York, NY

    Join us in New York, NY on April 25-27, 2018 for the It Takes Two to Talk® Hanen Certification workshop!

    This 3-day workshop is for Speech-Language pathologists who work with young children with language delays (birth to 5 years) and their families. With hands-on interactive training, you’ll learn effective, research-based strategies for involving parents in the early intervention process to ensure the best possible outcomes for their child. When you take It Takes Two to Talk, you will be certified to lead It Takes Two to Talk - The Hanen Program® for Parents of Children with Language Delay.

    Space is imited and our workshops fill quickly! For more information or to register, email or visit the link below:

Massachusetts Speech-Language Hearing Association
465 Waverley Oaks Road, Suite 421, Waltham, MA 02452
Phone: 781-647-7031
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