This is National Volunteer Week

Volunteering Is Empathy In Action! This year's theme affirms the strong connection between volunteerism and empathy. This profoundly human connection is at the heart of healthier individuals and stronger communities.

ACSLPA values volunteers! Thank you to ...
  • Council and committee members,
  • Members who complete feedback surveys to improve ACSLPA's work,
  • Members who attend webinars, and the list goes on.
Giving back to your profession helps everyone! This week is to recognize and thank you!
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Continuing Competence Program (CCP) Updates

ACSLPA is introducing a new CCP in the fall of 2022:
  • Draft forms will be available on the website in May; and
  • New in April: CCP Overview
Thank you to members who provided feedback on the CCP Standard of Practice in April. Your feedback and input are always appreciated!

Visit now - more information is posted!
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From the Desk of the Registrar

Last month, ACSLPA launched a new series of articles composed by Registrar and CEO, Michael Neth. This series was to be released 3 - 4 times per year but some important information has come across his desk this month and he felt it needed to be shared. To read more, click here.

Anti-Racism and Anti-Discrimination Advisory (ARADA) Committee

Another important webinar opportunity for members to learn about the Anti-Racist Service Provision for SLPs and Audiologists guideline.

On Thursday, May 19 @ noon, Sharia Ali,
SLP Practice Advisor will lead this session to outline:

  • The need for an anti-racism perspective in SLP and Audiology, and
  • Introductory knowledge and skills for culturally sensitive and responsive service delivery
If you have any questions, please email Sharia Ali, SLP Practice Advisor, at slp@acslpa.ca.
Click below to join us!

Seeking Regulated Members for
Hearing Tribunal Membership List

Now that we have your attention...
Are you looking for a new professional opportunity?

Why not consider serving on ACSLPA's Hearings Tribunal (HT) membership list. The HT membership list is only active when called upon but when you are needed, participation and attendance is critical.

If your interest has been tweaked, click here to read more and the application form. Deadline to submit an application, along with a current resume, is Monday May 9.

Professional Predicaments

Last month, the first installment in the series 'Caught up in Custody Cases: Serving as a Witness" was revealed. Click below to read the second installment in this series.

Caught up in Custody Cases: Disclosures

Feedback on ACSLPA Communications

ACSLPA is looking for your feedback to improve our communications with you! If you have a few minutes, please complete a brief survey so we know your preferences.

Your input is appreciated. Click here to link to the survey.

ACSLPA News ...

  • May is Speech & Hearing Month - Speech and Hearing Canada (SAC) is busy preparing for their annual celebration in May. Click here to view resources and get involved.
  • ACSLPA is now accepting two entry-to-practice examinations for applicants trained outside of a Canadian accredited program or who have not practiced for a period greater than five years. More information can be found here.
  • The 2021 Annual Report is online, click here to learn more about your College's activities last year.
  • A there any 'regulatory' topics that you would like to know more about? If so, please complete the ONE question survey here. This is another opportunity to have your voice heard!

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