||This seminar accompanies the initial externship placement. Direct service hours for ASHA clock requirements are supervised by licensed, ASHA-certified Speech-Language Pathologists. Within the context of hands-on clinical activities at the practicum sites, the student discerns and applies evidence of the effectiveness of methods and materials selected for the evaluation and treatment of individuals with communication impairments. Students conduct treatment sessions with measurable (IEP) objectives and goals and response to intervention within a stated period of time. The seminar provides students the opportunity to discuss ethical issues, share case studies, exchange protocols, and identify and solve problems that arise in the effective treatment of clients.