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MSHA Student Event: "Making the Transition from Student to Clinician"

  • 24 Feb 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (UTC-03:00)
  • Northeastern University, Boston MA - Behrakis Health Science Center - Room# 010 - The Behrakis Center 30 Leon St Boston, MA 02115 617-373-3323
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Please arrive by 8:30 am to register on-site.


This event will present information important to CSD students in their second year of graduate school preparing to enter into the work force. Presentations and activities will cover topics including obtaining a CF, interviewing, certification and licensure, as well as professionalism and advocacy. The goal of this event is to have participants leave feeling prepared to initiate their clinical fellowship.

Learner Outcomes

1. Understand the process and requirements for obtaining ASHA CCC, State Licensure, and DOE teacher certification (DESE);

2. Understand implications of states that do not provide provisional licensure on billing as a CF.

3. Understand the process for obtaining Clinical Fellowship including job search, interviewing and hiring process.

4. Understand basic concepts for advocacy as they pertain to the field of speech-language pathology.


MSHA Student Members: Free

Non-members: $10

Disclosure Statements:

Lisa Moran, M.S., CCC-SLP

Financial: Lisa receives a salary for employment at the MGH Institute of Health Professions.

Non-financial: Lisa is the Vice President of Advocacy for the Massachusetts Speech Language Hearing Association.

Meredith Finnie, M.S., CCC-SLP

Financial: Meredith receives a salary for employment as a speech pathologist/Regional director with EBS Healthcare.

Non-financial: Meredith serves as Vice President of Administration for the Massachusetts Speech Language Hearing Association. She speaks to and teaches groups for MSHA.

Getting There

The Behrakis Health Science Center is located at:

30 Leon St

Boston, MA 02115


For directions, click the map below:

The closest MBTA train stops to the Behrakis Health Science Center are the Ruggles Station off the Orange Line and the Longwood Station off the Green "E" line train. The West Village parking garage is the closest parking and is located right at 30 Leon Street, Boston, MA 02115.

Other Information

Dress is business casual for this event.

Lunch is on your own. There are several options in the Curry Student Center at Northeastern University. A list of restaurants in the area will be available onsite.

Special thanks to our host, Northeastern University.

Interested in sponsoring this event? We are very excited to be presenting this six hour event free of charge to our student members. Please consider partnering with us for this worthwhile experience. If you have any questions, contact our office at 781-647-7031 or by email at theoffice@mshahearsay.org.

Vision Statement

The Massachusetts Speech-Language-Hearing Association will be recognized as an authority and resource in the fields of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology by legislative bodies, related professional associations and consumers.

Mailing Address

Massachusetts Speech-Language Hearing Association
465 Waverley Oaks Road, Suite 421, Waltham, MA 02452

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