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

  • 22 Feb 2020
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (EST)
  • Northeastern University 30 Leon Street Boston, MA 02115, Room 10
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Registration is closed

***As of 10:00 AM on 2/19/20 you will receive a handwritten badge onsite instead of a printed badge. Online registration will remain open until the event.


This event will present information important to CSD students in their second year of graduate school preparing to enter into the workforce. 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: $20


Registration: 8:00 a.m.

Program: 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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 Government Affairs Committee Lead 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 Advocacy for the Massachusetts Speech Language Hearing Association. She speaks to and teaches groups for MSHA.

See the student event flyer here!

If you would like to see a timed agenda for the day click here

Getting There

Northeastern University
30 Leon Street
Boston, MA 02115
Room 10

For directions, click the map below:


For more information on commuting to Institute of Health Professions click here

Other Information

Dress is business casual for this event.

Lunch will be provided to attendees courtesy of SDX Dysphagia Experts.

If you would like to eat lunch on your own, there are several options in the surrounding area.

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
Phone: 781-647-7031

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