Recent graduate students reflect on their CF experience and dispel common myths about their first year in the field. In this episode, you will learn how to navigate your CF experience from beginning to end as well as receive tips and resources that will help support new graduate students. Supervision experiences, as well as first job experiences, will be discussed in order to help new and experienced clinicians during this most important time of professional development.
Participants listening to this interview will be able to:
- Identify the steps on how to complete the process of state license and ASHA certification
- Identify the alternative settings that you can work at and pros and cons to each - SNF, home health, private pay, clinic, hospital
- Dispel common myths: (1) You must stay at one job for the duration of your CF experience, (2) You must work full-time for the duration of your CF, (3) Every CF supervisor is good - Discuss qualities to look for and questions you need to ask when choosing a supervisor, (4) You deserve less pay because you’re a CF - Discuss salary negotiation/resources can be posted in the link below, (5) You will have a hard time getting a medical CF position if you don’t have medical experience, (6) Certification is quick/easy.