The SLP Now Podcast

How to Work Smarter (Not Harder) as a Speech-Language Pathologist

About the show

The SLP Now Podcast is your go-to resource for practical speech-language pathology tips. Through this podcast, you'll hear directly from Marisha Mets, a school-based SLP turned research nerd. She’ll be joined by expert guests to answer your biggest questions. Submit your questions at slpnow.com/ask.

Each episode is worth .1 ASHA CEUs upon completion of the PodCourse through SpeechTherapyPD.com.

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Episodes

  • 54: Tips and Tricks for Working with Bilingual Students - Liliana Diaz, MS, CCC-SLP

    July 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 11 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/54 - In this podcourse, Liliana shares strategies to help SLPs navigate assessment and goal writing when working with English language learners. She also shares tips to improve communication with parents who don’t speak English. SLPs will walk away with practical tips and strategies to provide more effective intervention when working with bilingual students.

  • 53: A Crash Course in Voice for School-Based SLPs - Kristie Knickerbocker, MS, CCC-SLP

    July 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/53 - In this podcourse, Kristie shares a crash course in voice assessment and treatment. With a focus on facilitating more meaningful outcomes, SLPs will walk away with practical tips and strategies to "work smarter" when tackling voice disorders in the schools.

  • 52: Stress Management Strategies for SLPs - Jessi Andricks, MS, CCC-SLP

    June 25th, 2020  |  59 mins 35 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/52 - In this podcourse, Jessi Andricks shares her story of SLP burnout, leaving the field, and eventually finding her way back. With a focus on practical tips and resources, speech-language pathologists will walk away from this episode with strategies to better manage their stress.

  • 51: Tips and Tricks for Working with Early Learners with Autism - Rosemarie Griffin, MS, CCC-SLP

    June 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/51 - In this podcourse, Marisha shares the three steps she uses when organizing her speech therapy materials. With a focus on facilitating more meaningful outcomes for students with autism and streamlining the therapy planning process, SLPs will walk away with practical tips and strategies to "work smarter" in their speech therapy sessions when working with early learners with autism.

  • 50: How to Use Growth Mindset in Speech Therapy - Kristin Bowers, MA, CCC-SLP

    May 28th, 2020  |  56 mins 21 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/50 - In this podcourse, Kirstin Bowers from Kiwis Speech introduces growth mindset and shares practical tips for implementation. She presents an easy-to-follow framework so that SLPs can seamlessly implement growth mindset strategies in their therapy sessions.

  • 49: Part 2: How SLPs Can Advocate at the Local, State, and National Level - Lyndsey Zurawski, SLPD, CCC-SLP ​

    May 14th, 2020  |  30 mins 19 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/49 - In this podcourse, Dr. Lyndsey Zurawski shares her experience as the past president of her state association and other advocacy roles. SLPs will walk away with practical (and actionable) tips to advocate for change at the local, state, and national levels.

  • 48: Part 1: How SLPs Can Advocate at the Local, State, and National Level - Kayla Redden, MS, CCC-SLP

    May 7th, 2020  |  46 mins 59 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/48 - In this podcourse, Kayla Redden shares her experience as the secretary of her state association and in her state’s advocacy network. SLPs will walk away with practical (and actionable) tips to advocate for change at the local, state, and national levels.

  • 47: How to Foster Parent Engagement in Telepractice - Leanne Sherred, MS, CCC-SLP

    April 30th, 2020  |  56 mins 32 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/47 - In this podcourse, Leanne shares strategies to help speech-language pathologists increase parent involvement in their child’s teletherapy sessions. Leanne identifies potential hurdles and shares strategies for success to help SLPs successfully engage parents in the teletherapy process.

  • 46: A Crash Course in Scaffolding for SLPs - Lauren Haines, MS, CCC-SLP

    April 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/46 - In this podcourse, Lauren shares how she taught her special education team to effectively use prompts and cues with their students. She shares practical strategies that empower SLPs to successfully communicate these strategies with his/her team. She also breaks down the hierarchy and provides countless examples so that SLPs and educators can easily implement this with their students.

  • 45: A Crash Course in an Alternative Service Delivery Model for Articulation - Kayla Redden, MS, CCC-SLP

    April 16th, 2020  |  57 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/45 - In this podcourse, Kayla shares how she set up an alternative service delivery models for articulation. With a focus on facilitating more meaningful outcomes for students and streamlining the therapy planning process, SLPs will walk away with practical tips and strategies to "work smarter" when creating treatment plans for students with articulation goals.

  • 44: A Crash Course in Behavior Management - Amy Chambers

    April 9th, 2020  |  59 mins 21 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/45 - In this podcourse, Amy Chambers provides SLPs with a crash course in behavior management. From behavior management strategies to implementation tips, SLPs will walk away with the tools they need to successfully manage behavior in their speech rooms.

  • 43: A Crash Course in Data Collection for SLPs - Kristin Bowers, MA, CCC-SLP

    April 2nd, 2020  |  59 mins 39 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/43 - In this podcourse, Kristin shares practical tips and tricks to help SLPs tame the data monster. With a focus on streamlining the data collection process, SLPs will walk away with practical tips and strategies to collect daily data and monitor student progress.

  • SPECIAL EPISODE: Teletherapy from EI to High School: Practical Applications and Resources (Panel Discussion From Teletherapy Bootcamp)

    March 27th, 2020  |  2 hrs 3 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/43 - Panelists: Michelle L. W. Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC; Andrea M.Szwabowski, M.H.S., CCC-SLP/L; Marisha Mets, MS, CCC-SLP; Carrie Clark, CCC-SLP; Jessi Andricks MS, CCC-SLP; Lauren Tandy, MS CCC-SLP

    This panel of presenters discussed teletherapy, the essential and best practices for EI to High School related services.

  • 42: A Crash Course in AAC & Literacy - Venita Litvack, MA, CCC-SLP

    March 19th, 2020  |  57 mins 17 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/42 - In this podcourse, Venita shares evidence-based strategies for teaching literacy to children who use AAC. With a focus on facilitating more meaningful outcomes for students who use AAC, this episode is filled with practical tips and an easy-to-follow framework. SLPs will walk away with practical tips and strategies to "work smarter" in their speech therapy sessions.

  • 41: How to Tackle SLP Burnout - Angie Merced, MA, CCC-SLP

    March 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/41 - In this podcourse, Angie Merced leads a thoughtful discussion of SLP burnout. She discusses the symptoms and causes of burnout and shares practical strategies that SLPs can use when overcoming their own burnout.

  • 40: A Crash Course in Telepractice for SLPs - Sarah Lockhart, MS, CCC-SLP

    March 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/40 - In this podcourse, Sarah shares her experience as a teletherapist. She provides a realistic overview of the benefits and challenges of telepractice and shares a variety of practical tips, strategies, and wisdom to benefit SLPs who work in this setting and/or SLPs who are considering making the switch.