Introduction to Clinical Methods in Communication Disorders, Fourth Edition
Communication and Language

Fully updated and revised based on the 2020 ASHA standards and recent AAA standards, the new edition of this bestseller is the core textbook for all students in clinical methods courses—and a reliable reference for practicing SLPs and audiologists. Covering a broad range of disorders and developmental levels, this text sets emerging professionals on the path toward mastering all the fundamentals of practice, from conducting effective assessment and intervention to ensuring that practices are family-centered and culturally inclusive.

Contains Companion Materials
Paperback
New$64.95
Qty:
STOCK NUMBER ISBN
53787 978-1-68125-378-7
COPYRIGHT PAGES
2021 416
AVAILABILITY
Available Stock

See what’s NEW in the fourth edition!

Fully updated and revised based on the 2020 ASHA standards and recent AAA standards, the new edition of this bestseller is the core textbook for all students in clinical methods courses—and a reliable reference for practicing SLPs and audiologists. Leading authority Rhea Paul and newly minted research scholar Elizabeth Schoen Simmons bring together more than 20 academics and clinicians for a state-of-the-art guide to contemporary evidence-based practice. Covering a broad range of disorders and developmental levels, this text sets emerging professionals on the path toward mastering all the fundamentals of practice, from conducting effective assessment and intervention to ensuring that practices are family-centered and culturally inclusive. Tomorrow’s clinicians will use this foundational textbook to guide their professional decision-making and provide the best possible services for people with communication disorders.


WHAT’S NEW:

  • New chapter on using principles of observation to gather accurate, valid data in clinical settings and more deeply understand clinical processes and procedures
  • Expanded information on intervention principles, with case studies highlighting practical applications and an emphasis on evidence-based practice
  • More on counseling in communication disorders, clinical documentation, relationships with supervisors, and single-case experimental design
  • Updated information on technology in clinical practice
  • New emphasis on automated analysis of communication samples
  • Chapters on clinical competence and family-centered practice by renowned experts
  • New student-friendly text features, such as learning objectives, study questions, and problem-solving questions
  • Case studies and clinical examples throughout
  • Reflects most recent ASHA and AAA standards


WITH NEW FACULTY MATERIALS, including a test bank for each chapter and suggested projects that professors can assign students to practice the principles outlined in each chapter.


About the Online Materials for Faculty
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Acknowledgements

Chapter 1 Introduction to Clinical Practice in Communication Disorders
  Rhea Paul
Appendix 1A 2020 Standards & Implementation Procedures for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology
Appendix 1B An Outline of Standards for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology

Chapter 2 Ethical Practice in Communication Disorders
  Barbara H. Jacobson and Arlene E. Carney
Appendix 2A American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Code of Ethics
Appendix 2B American Academy of Audiology Code of Ethics

Chapter 3 Evidence-Based Decision Making in Communication Assessment and Intervention
  Mary Beth Schmitt, Laura M. Justice, and Marc E. Fey

Chapter 4 Principles of Communication Assessment
  Elizabeth Schoen Simmons

Chapter 5 Communication Sampling Procedures
  Rhea Paul, Nan Bernstein-Ratner, Marta Korytowska, and Ciara Leydon

Chapter 6 Communication Intervention: Principles and Procedures
  Lizbeth H. Finestack and Jessica A. Brown

Chapter 7 Professional Communication: Effective Counseling Techniques and Clinical Documentation Strategies
  David Andrews
Appendix 7A Oregon Standard Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Chapter 8 Public Policies Affecting Clinical Practice
  Charles H. Carlin and Marie C. Ireland

Chapter 9 Clinical Service Delivery and Work Settings
  Jamie Marotto, Ellen Massucci, Cristina M. Pino, and Taryn M. Rogers

Chapter 10 Issues of Cultural and Linguistic Diversity
  Aquiles Iglesias, Raúl Rojas, and Brian A. Goldstein

Chapter 11 Technology and Communication Disorders
  Elizabeth Schoen Simmons and Brandon Eddy

Chapter 12 Family-Centered Practice
  Patricia Prelock and Ashley R. Brien

Chapter 13 Principles of Observation
  Nancy E. Hall

Appendix Suggested Projects for Students
Glossary
Index

Reviews

Be the first to submit a review on this product!
Review and Rate this Item

Reviews

A. Williams, Associate Dean and Professor, 2020 ASHA President-Elect - June 22, 2020
"If you're looking for a comprehensive book on the science and art of clinical practice in communication disorders, look no further. The information is current and relevant and will be a go-to book on my bookshelf!"
This book may be appropriate for courses similar to those listed below:

Clinical Methods & Observation (SLP 350)

Clinical Methods in Speech Pathology & Audiology (SPA 370)

Introduction to Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology (COSI 352)

Methods of Clinical Management (SPLA 6761)

Communication Disorders (COM 140)

Request exam copy

See what’s NEW in the fourth edition of Introduction to Clinical Methods in Communication Disorders
View this handout for quick peek at what’s new
Download this slide deck for a comprehensive overview

Read an author Q&A
A Q&A with Rhea Paul

This product has additional material available on the Brookes Download Hub.
  • test bank (faculty only)
  • suggested projects (faculty only)

    • Visit the Download Hub for a preview of what’s available.