Category Archives: Current Students

Lavender Graduation 2020

In this extraordinary year the U.W. Q center is opening up our Lav Grad  ALL 2020 two-spirit, LGBTQIA+ college and high school graduates! We want to celebrate you!

The ceremony is FREE for graduates to participate and will be live-streamed on YouTube for your community to witness and celebrate you.  Graduates must register by June 2nd: tinyurl.com/2020LAVGRAD

Please help us spread the word – we have a fierce, beautiful ceremony planned!

International Student Panel: Fellowships for Graduate Study in the U.S.

International Student Panel: Fellowships for Graduate Study in the U.S. 

5:30pm, Wednesday, May 27. 

Register to attend this online session.

 

WHAT: A panel of five to six current UW graduate fellows describe their experiences and offer tips on applying for fellowships as international students.  To maximize the benefit you receive from this panel, we recommend reading about the fellowship(s) you want to pursue before you attend the panel session.

CONFIRMED PANELISTS: 

  • UW graduate and professional students: Robyn Davis, Graduate School Office of Fellowships & Awards
  • UW Seattle undergraduate students and bachelor’s alumni: Emily Smith, and Robin Chang, Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Graduating Seniors: UW Pipeline is Hiring

UW Pipeline is Hiring: Join our Team

Calling all people passionate about improving equity in education!
UW Pipeline is hiring for two full time AmeriCorps positions to begin September 1st, 2020. Deadline Extended to May 17th!

Education Equity Position:

The UW Pipeline Project Education Equity AmeriCorps member recruits, trains and supports UW students to become tutors in elementary, middle and high schools in the Seattle area. They will also manage a team of UW student interns who will assist with Pipeline programming. In addition, they will be involved with planning Pipeline’s rural outreach program called Literacy Arts Alternative Spring Break. The member will also have opportunities to assist with other Pipeline initiatives and take leadership in additional areas they choose.

This is a full time 10.5 month position. Please click here for the position description and application instructions. Deadline Extended to 11:59pm, May 17th, 2020.

Equity in STEM Position:

The Pipeline Project Equity in STEM Ameri­Corps mem­ber recruits, trains and supports UW students to become STEM tutors in elementary, middle and high schools in the Seattle area. The AmeriCorps Member will be  involved in planning and executing the year-round STEM engagement programs with rural and tribal schools, including STEM Alternative Spring Break. The member will also have opportunities to assist with other Pipeline initiatives and take leadership in additional areas they choose.

This is a full time 10.5 month position. Please click here for the position description and application instructions. Deadline Extended to 11:59pm, May 17th, 2020.

More Information:

If you have more questions, please email pipeline@uw.edu

Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements

Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements

Guest speakers: Dr. Tumaini Coker (Seattle Childrens), Dr. Chris Li (Fred Hutch), and Dr. Lisa Manhart (SPH)

Topics include:

  • Eligibility criteria
  • Funding for tuition, stipend, benefits, etc
  • Finding faculty mentors and projects
  • Process/timeline

Graduate Students, Post-Docs and Undergraduates interested in research from disadvantaged backgrounds are invited to attend:  Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements.

Registration and Information:

Please register at:  https://tinyurl.com/YAN7S5DA  for zoom link.

For more information, please see the Diversity Supplements FAQ by clicking here.

Contact Nora Coronado  ncorona@uw.edu  if you have further questions.

SLP/CF Positions Available at Redmond Speech & Language (OR)

Redmond Speech & Language is a private speech therapy clinic, serving beautiful Central Oregon. We provide comprehensive speech and language services for children and adults. Our offices are located in Bend, Redmond, and at Healing Reins within the same building as PT/OT provided by Treehouse Therapies. The collaboration is wonderful. We are looking for an independent contractor who can work part time or full time in Bend and/or Redmond.

Job Expectations:

  •  Provide diagnostic and rehabilitative services to patients with cognitive and communication impairments to improve skills and restore function
  • Be responsible to evaluate and treat a variety of communication disorders
  • Work as part of a team in providing high level patient services to a diverse patient population
  • Manage time and paperwork efficiently/independently

Requirements:

  • CFs are welcome
  • Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders from Accredited Program
  • Oregon State License (Provisional License for CFs)
  • ASHA Certification to be completed at the end of the CF experience

Application:

To apply, please contact Angie by phone or email.

Find out more about our clinic at redmondspeech.com

National NSSLHA Student Leadership Applications Due 4/30

Applying for EC or RC Positions

The following positions are available for the 2020-2022 term:

  • President-Elect (AuD)
  • Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Vice President for Finance
  • Vice President for Programming (AuD)
  • Vice President for Student State Officers (Northeast Region)
  • Vice President for Student State Officers (Western Region)

APPLICATION NOW OPEN

Application Steps

Confirm Your Eligibility

To apply, you must be a National NSSLHA member and a graduate student. You must be enrolled in a graduate program during the full 2-year term of the position you’re applying for. Clinical Fellows and undergraduate students are not eligible.

Submit Your Application–April 30, 2020

Applications for the above-mentioned positions are now open.

Applications Reviewed by the National NSSLHA Office

All applications will be reviewed by the National NSSLHA Office to confirm eligibility.

Applications Reviewed by the Executive Council

The Executive Council will review eligible applications and approve those slated for a position.

New Executive Council Members Announced

Approved Executive Council members will be notified by late June. The NSSLHA National Office will announce the results in July.

Terms Begin

Executive Council members will start their 2-year term on July 1.

 

Applying for SSO Positions

One audiology and one speech-language pathology Student State Officer (SSO) position is available per state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico for the 2020-2021 term.

APPLICATION NOW OPEN

Application Steps

Confirm Your Eligibility

To apply, you must be a National NSSLHA member, an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a CSD program in the state in which you’re applying, and enrolled during the full SSO term. Clinical Fellows are not eligible.

Submit Your Application–April 30, 2020

Applications are now open.

Applications Reviewed by the National NSSLHA Office

All applications will be reviewed by the National NSSLHA Office to confirm eligibility.

Applications Reviewed by the Executive Council

The Executive Council will review eligible applications and approve those slated for a position.

Selected SSOs Notified

Selected SSOs will be notified in July. The NSSLHA National Office will announce the results in September.

Terms Begin

SSOs will officially start their 1-year term on September 1, but on boarding may begin in August.

$5,000 Scholarship for SLP Grad Students

In May, Advanced Travel Therapy will be awarding $5,000 to a deserving student currently pursuing a graduate degree in Physical, Occupational or Speech Therapy. There are absolutely no strings attached, they are thrilled to be able to give back to hard working therapy students.

Students can apply for the scholarship by completing the application here. The deadline to apply is 5/5/20.

Please contact Alyssa Hunter at alyssa.hunter@gowithadvanced.com with any questions!

Odegaard Writing & Research Center – Still Open!

Despite the current circumstances, we would like to inform everyone that the Odegaard Writing & Research Center is still open for the Spring 2020 Quarter! As a reminder of the services we provide for UW students, staff, and faculty:

The Odegaard Writing and Research Center (OWRC) offers free, one-to-one, 45-minute tutoring sessions for undergraduate, graduate, and professional writers in all fields at the UW. We will work with writers on any writing or research project, as well as personal projects such as applications or personal statements. Our tutors and librarians collaborate with writers at any stage of the writing and research process, from brainstorming and identifying sources to drafting and making final revisions. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please see our website: https://depts.washington.edu/owrc 

Note: We are entirely online for the Spring Quarter. This makes our services even more accessible for previous distance learners and students unable to visit our physical space. For any questions, please email us at owrc@uw.edu!

 

SLP and SLPA Positions Available at AchieveKids (CA)

AchieveKids is a dynamic, nonprofit educational organization, serving students with complex emotional and developmental challenges. We focus on the skills and abilities necessary for our students to transition to progressively more independent learning and living environments. We strive to create joy in learning in order to enhance success beyond our doors.

AchieveKids is a non-public school that supports students with special education needs. Our dedicated team of educators, speech therapists, occupational therapists, mental health therapists, and behavioral health professionals create learning for students to be able to reach their potential, achieve more self-reliance, and gain greater independence. You can learn more about why we’re a great place to work by visiting: http://www.achievekids.org.

DESCRIPTION

This is a regular, full-time, exempt, day shift position.

You are a licensed Speech Language Pathologist that is responsible for providing evaluation and treatment of students ages 5-22 in accordance with approved policies, procedures, and protocols. You enjoy planning, implementing, and coordinating comprehensive therapy. You thrive in an interdisciplinary team setting.

RESPONSIBILITIES (SLP)

  • Ongoing assessment of designated students’ speech and language needs
  • Writing individual speech and language goals and objectives
  • Planning and implementation of necessary speech therapy
  • Supervise and/or support other speech therapy staff
  • Collaborate and coordinate with all team members and attend parent conferences
  • Carry out behavioral interventions with children and/or adolescents, which could include visually/auditorily monitoring clients, evading or containing physical aggression, lifting, and pursuing clients who might be running away
  • Facilitate open communication, the team process within the Agency, and a positive attitude toward program function and general Agency goals

RESPONSIBILITIES (SLPA)

  • Ongoing assessment of designated students’ speech and language needs
  • Writing individual speech and language goals and objectives
  • Planning and implementation of necessary speech therapy
  • Collaborate and coordinate with all team members and attend parent conferences
  • Carry out behavioral interventions with children and/or adolescents, which could include visually/auditorily monitoring clients, evading or containing physical aggression, lifting, and pursuing clients who might be running away
  • Facilitate open communication, the team process within the Agency, and a positive attitude toward program function and general Agency goals

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Speech Pathology, and California license/CCC or eligibility
  • Competencies in the following:
    a. PART techniques (annual PART certification is a requirement for this classification)
    b. Working knowledge of the principles of applied behavioral analysis
    c. Working knowledge of skill and communication training materials
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to function as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to think and act autonomously in a variety of situations.
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • Criminal record clearance or formal exemption

BENEFITS

  • 7 weeks paid time off
  • Receive supervision and on-the-job training from an ASHA-Certified or licensed SLP
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance plan options
  • Retirement plan with company match
  • Tuition and professional development assistance
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • A fun, positive, and strength-based learning environment!

Application

Apply online by clicking here or fax resume to (650)204-6587.

For additional information, contact us at HR@AchieveKids.org or (408)964-2910.

SLP and Potential SLPA Positions at the Big Sky Special Needs Cooperative (MT)

The Big Sky Special Needs Cooperative is currently taking applications for the following position:

FULL TIME (1.0 FTE) ITINERANT SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Full time position beginning in the 2020-2021 school year. Master’s Degree in Speech with C.C.C. (Certificate of Clinical Competency), academic requirements completed for C.C.C. CCC/CF-SLP or Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology for aide position will be considered. Starting salary ranging $40,000 to $65,000, depending upon training and experience. Benefits include health and dental insurance, membership in the Montana Teacher’s Retirement program, tuition repayment assistance, and assistance with moving expenses if employed. The successful candidate must consent to and pass a fingerprint criminal background check. Position requires travel during the day.

(Big Sky Special Needs Cooperative) is a special education cooperative serving five North Central Montana counties. The offices are located in Conrad, Montana, and provide Speech Language, School Psychology, OT, PT, and instructional services to 29 area schools.

For application information, please contact:

Kris E. Magruder, Director
Kimberly Dyrud, Office Manager
215 S. Maryland
Conrad, MT 59425
(406) 271-7558 Ext. 208

Fax: (406) 271-5959
Email: kimdom@bigskycoop.org or krismdi@bigskycoop.org
Web site: http://www.bigskycoop.com/

Position Open Until Filled

Job Description:

TITLE: SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Masters Degree in Speech with C.C.C. (Certificate of Clinical Competency) or academic requirements completed for C.C.C.
2. Montana licensure.
3. Prior speech therapy experience in public schools preferred.

REPORTS TO: BSSNC Director

JOB GOAL: The speech and language pathologist shall help to reduce or eliminate speech and language disorders that interfere with the individual student’s ability to derive full benefit from the district’s educational program.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Inform administrators, teachers and other school personnel of speech and/or language services for the school year.
  2. Organize and implement programs to identify and serve students with speech and language
    impairments.
  3. Provide the director with requested information to assist in budget preparation.
  4. Submit requests to purchase materials for speech and language services.
  5. Provide in-service training in use of materials and techniques to remediate speech and language disorders
  6. Utilize school resources and outside agencies to meet speech-language program objectives.
  7. Be accountable for supplies, equipment, and resources issued in delivery of services.
  8. Plan office work schedule to allow sufficient time for program planning and implementation, report writing, and record completion.
  9. Formulate short and long-range therapeutic goals to meet individual needs.
  10. Serve as case manager for students only identified with speech-language and serve on ER and IEP teams for students with speech-language impairments as a secondary or related service.
  11. Assist teachers in supporting speech and language development programs.
  12. Maintain service/treatment records.
  13. Coordinate therapy with classroom teacher’s curriculum or home environment.
  14. Actively participate in Evaluation Report team meetings.
  15. Provide supervision, training and instructional planning for speech aides.
  16. Provide service dates for Medicaid billing of eligible students.
  17. The above performance responsibilities are not all-inclusive and may be altered or added to by the director of the Big Sky Special Needs Cooperative.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 1.0 FTE =187 days. Salary and work year to be established by the Management Board.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s Policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.