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Career Development Tip: SLP Self Reflection Forms

Editor’s Note:  Here is a great year end round-up resource for your professional development.  While they were designed for SLPs they can be adapted for any clinical professional in the schools!
selfreflection[Source:  The Dabbling Speechie]

Self reflection is one of the HARDEST things for me to do (biggest self critic), yet when I let myself be honest about a situation, I am able to take ownership of my weaknesses, let go of what I can’t control and celebrate my strengths.  As an SLP, one of the most important aspects of our job is SELF REFLECTION! Much of the successes with our clients/students centers around how we are interacting with them and the lessons we plan to help students/clients meet their goals.  In addition, our relationships with other professionals and parents are a vital part  for our clients/students success.  Doing the job of an SLP is quite a tall order and in no means easy.

IEP meetings, assessments, paperwork documentation, planning therapy, collaborating with colleagues, writing goals, staying up to date with current research and therapy techniques, taking data, building rapport with students, calling parents, advocating for our students, sharing work spaces and trying to maintain our own sanity is a juggling act.  By around December of the school year, the thrill of planning therapy begins to wear off,
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