Communication Disorders

Professional Practices

Professional Practices
Overview of issues related to clinical practice in public schools and other settings.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCOMD 350
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining COMD 450
Course Outcomes: 

Representing BYU and the Church

Students will learn the importance of being positive representatives of BYU and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and will demonstrate their understanding by behaving in an ethical and professional manner when interacting with other professionals, clients, caregivers, faculty, staff, fellow students, and guest speakers.

Applying Professional Behavior and Leadership

Students will apply professional behavior and leadership skills in their daily lives to improve their relationships with family, friends, fellow students, faculty, staff, ward members, and others. Students will contribute to small group and class discussions expressing insight and understanding of leadership skills and a personal commitment to professional behavior.

Worthiness and Gospel Principles

dents will discover for themselves how their personal worthiness and commitment to the principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ will prepare them to be competent and confident professionals.

Applying Contemporary Professional Issues

Students will demonstrate knowledge of current professional issues: including multiculturalism, diversity, ethics, critical thinking, professional communication, service delivery models, scope of practice, advocacy and legal rights, through class discussion, presentations, class writings, role-plays, out-of-class writing assignments, quizzes and other application activities.