Coaching Enables Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists - SLPA2056

Coaching Enables Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

by Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre, MSN, RN, ANEF and Teresa Farnham, MA, CCC-SLP
(4.8 / 10 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Audiology/SLP (0.10 CEU)

Price: $12.00
CE-PRO Price: $6.00


Today, speech-language pathologists and audiologists in all settings are expected to learn new skills and take on new responsibilities. Knowing how to coach (and be coached) is central to helping healthcare professionals develop the skills they need to succeed. Coaching is a continuous, two-way process in which a supervisor shares knowledge and experience with a speech-language pathologist or audiologist to enhance that person’s potential and help the coachee reach agreed-upon goals.


The goal of this coaching continuing education program is to provide speech-language pathologists and audiologists with evidence-based information about the relationship of coaching to career development and achieving goals and outcomes. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Name the two key components crucial to coaching.
  • Describe at least three outcomes that may be obtained for speech-language. pathologists and audiologists through coaching relationships.
  • Describe supportive and initiating behaviors in the coaching relationship.

Accreditation Information
The course is intended for speech-language pathologists and audiologists
If you wish to earn ASHA CEUs, you must enter an ASHA Member Number as one of the licenses in your user profile. If you do not yet have an ASHA Member Number, please enter one anyway.  Please use “11111111” in the license number field and any date in the Date Issued and Date Expires fields. You can edit the license information later after you are issued your member number.
Remember, ASHA CEUs cannot be awarded retroactively, so it is very important that you follow the instructions for earning ASHA CEUs. If you have any questions, contact or 800-866-0919. Only those participants who follow the instructions for earning ASHA CEUs will have their course information submitted to the ASHA CE Registry.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Related area).
Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre, MSN, RN, ANEF, is the president of Teaching, Smart/Learning Easy in Stuart, Fla. She’s known nationally and internationally for her writings and programs on teaching critical thinking and improving personal and professional performance.
Disclosure: Ms. Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that are related to this education activity.
Teresa Farnham, MA, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist for Clarity for Communication LLC.
Disclosure: Ms. Teresa Farnham has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that are related to this education activity.

Course Originally Released on: 1/13/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/4/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 9/30/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Paula U - Seminole, FL  ·  Jan 28, 2020
refreshing new topic
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Dave S - Livingston, TX  ·  Dec 26, 2019
The course differentiated coaching from mentoring.
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James B - Tallahassee, FL  ·  Dec 09, 2019
I have nothing further to offer.
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Veronica T - Elkhart, IN  ·  Nov 08, 2019
I enjoyed this course. I think this is something that all managers should have to take.
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Price: $12.00
CE-PRO Price: $6.00