10. ASHA CAA, Scope of Practice and Collaboration

CAA standards are synchronized with scope of practice standards. The purpose is to “… provide guidance for educational preparation and professional development of speech-language pathologists.”

1. In the first section called Professional Roles and Activities (voice, speech sound production, language, cognition, swallowing) collaboration is not included.

2. It is mentioned in the next section called Clinical Services (prevention,treatment, documentation, diagnosis, referral)

An example is given: “collaborating with other professionals (e.g., identifying neonates and infants at risk for hearing loss, participating in palliative care teams, planning lessons with educators, serving on student assistance teams)…”

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