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Speech Pathology

CPEC Speech Pathologist: Key Selection Criteria

KSC 1: Recognised Degree in Speech Pathology and eligible for membership with Speech Pathology Australia

KSC 2: Current driver’s license

KSC 3: Current Working with Children check, and Police Check no older than 3 years.

KSC4: Fully COVID vaccinated

KSC 5: Well developed verbal and written communication skills, and ability to communicate with children and their carers

KSC 6: Understanding of collaborative work with other professionals and agencies in family centred services

KSC 7: Open to learning new strategies and problem solving to support children’s development and autonomous communication

KSC 8: Knowledge of child communication, language and speech development and general strategies used to support children’s development in early childhood

KSC 9: Interest in and preparedness to learn about augmentative and alternative communication

KSC 10: Commitment to ongoing professional development

KSC 11: Interest in and preparedness to learn about paediatric dysphagia

KSC 12: Experience and comfortable using technology

KSC 13: Child and family centred practice

KSC 14: Interest in working in transdisciplinary team to holistically support people with physical challenges

KSC 15: Interest in working with individuals with disabilities including addressing life span issues and building community capacity

KSC 16: Understanding of dynamic assessment.

Previous experience with / knowledge of AAC (aided language stimulation, PODD, sign, Speech generating devices) PROMPT, paediatric dysphagia and physical disability is desirable but not necessary.

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