COMM 870 (01) - Clinical Practicum

Clinical Practicum

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Communication Sci&Disorders
Credits: 1.0 to 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   45  
CRN: 14461
On-campus practicum provides graduate students with the opportunity to apply advanced theoretical knowledge in clinical setting with clients demonstrating speech, language, hearing, and/or swallowing disorders. Students acquire therapy and diagnostic experience under supervision. A minimum of 3 credits is required for the M.S. degree.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits.
Equivalent(s): COMM 910
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 M 1:10pm - 2:00pm PETT 114
Additional Course Details: 

On-Campus Clinical Practicum. 

Weekly Practicum Seminar as scheduled above.  Additional responsibilities include: 

  • Orientation and training sessions held the first week of the semester; days/times TBA.
  • Clinical schedules to be distributed by the second week of the semester.  Days/times for meetings with clinical supervisors and practicum sessions with clients TBA between 8:00 am - 5:00 pm MTWRF.
  • Clinic sessions to begin by the third week of the semester. 


Textbook (also used in COMM 802 Principles of Intervention) Paul, R. & Simmons, E.S. (2021). Introduction to clinical methods in communication disorders (4th Ed.). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.