Speech-Language Pathologists |
Continuing Education from Western Schools

Welcome Speech-Language Pathologists!

A message from the SLP Planner for Western Schools:

Western Schools has a distinguished track record as a CE provider in the healthcare arena. As we thought about extending into communication sciences and disorders, we knew that we needed to find a niche where we could meet the real needs of practicing SLPs. So we went to the real experts – you – to find out what we could do to make your lives easier.

From market research, one fact was inescapable: professional practice issues—documentation, reimbursement, ethics, counseling, and the like—have huge effects both on clinicians’ effectiveness and their career satisfaction. And while there are many options for CE on disorders and interventions, professional issues receive less attention.

So, we found our focus: helping SLPs acquire knowledge and skills in critically important but non-clinical aspects of practice.

In the future, we’ll also address those areas where speech-language pathology intersects with related professions. We’ll adapt courses from Western Schools’ extensive lists for psychologists, nurses, OTs, PTs, and others to help you enhance your capacity for effective inter-professional practice.

Finally, we’ll examine different practice settings, with attention to the needs of clinicians who want to make a setting change.

As we roll out our courses, you’ll always find up-to-date information provided by skilled instructors, with content tied to the world of practice through case studies, vignettes, or sample problems.

And the best part is, we are just getting started! We have some great ideas and are working hard to ensure that we provide the best continuing education experience for every SLP every time. We welcome your help – if you have any suggestions or feedback for us, we want to hear from you. Please email SLP@westernschools.com or visit us on Facebook to share your thoughts.

Thanks for reading and happy learning!

Amy Hasselkus, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathology Planner

Western Schools

Continuing Education For Speech-Language Pathologists

High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders

This course provides practitioners with information on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, 5th edition and information on how SLPs can contribute to an informed diagnosis


Ethical Practices with Older Adults

Highlights ethical issues that may confront SLPs working with older adults and their families, and provides background on ethical frameworks and principles used in healthcare settings.


Neurocognitive Disorders in Aging: The Assessment and Management of Delirium and Dementia Among Older Adults

Provides information to help professionals better detect and manage neurocognitive disorders among older adults.


Western Schools is looking for volunteers to participate in the evaluation of Speech-Language Pathology courses. Pilot participants are asked to read through the course materials, and complete the course exam and evaluation. Participants also track the time it takes to complete the course. Completion time is then used to assign CE hours to each course. Pilot study participants offer feedback on select course materials, and upon successful completion of the course exam, receive CE credit absolutely FREE!

If you are interested and would like to be notified of future pilot tests, please enter your name and contact info below and we will contact you as soon as we have a course ready. You may also reach out directly to pilotstudy@westernschools.com 

  Pilot Participant Request

  Thank you for volunteering!