Appendices - Registration Manual

Fee Schedule

2024-02-20T10:44:21-07:00

Application/Reinstatement Application/Reinstatement Fees For first-time registrants, reinstatement of former registrants, and regulated members who do not renew their practice permit by 11:59pm on December 31. This fee is non-refundable. 2024 Application/Reinstatement fee: $250.00 *See 'Other Fees' that may apply. Registration General Registration When an application is approved for a new member and/or a reinstating member, the fee is: 2024 2025 2026 Registration fee: $17.00 x the number of months remaining in the year $18.50 x the number of months remaining [...]

Fee Schedule2024-02-20T10:44:21-07:00

Currency Hour Requirements

2023-04-28T14:40:37-06:00

To either register or renew your registration, as per the Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Profession Regulation you must give evidence that your professional practice is current by having: Graduated from an approved program not more than three years before applying, or Practiced as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist for at least 1250 hours in the five years immediately before applying[1], or Successfully completed approved, refresher[2] education courses in your profession within the previous three years. NOTE:  Individuals seeking initial registration via Labour Mobility from another regulated province in Canada where they are currently registered in good standing in a fully practicing regulated membership [...]

Currency Hour Requirements2023-04-28T14:40:37-06:00

Name Changes

2023-04-28T14:17:13-06:00

Applicants must submit original documents for a name change if the name used on your registration application form is different from the name stated on other documents in your application (e.g., official transcripts). Government-issued marriage, name change, or divorce certificates are all acceptable. ACSLPA will keep a copy on file, and we will return the original to you. We also accept notarized[1] copies. [1] A notarized copy is a photocopy of an original document that has been certified by a notary public to be a true and accurate copy of the original documents. A notarized copy may also be referred to as [...]

Name Changes2023-04-28T14:17:13-06:00

Entry to Practice Exam

2023-07-10T12:50:28-06:00

♦  for audiology and speech-language pathology applicants from non-Canadian accredited programs, and ♦  for members who have not practiced for a period greater than five years. Applicants trained outside of a Canadian accredited program seeking to become a Registered Speech-Language Pathologist (R.SLP) or Audiologist (R.Aud) in Alberta must pass an approved entry-to-practice examination. Regulated members who have not practiced for a period greater than five years must also successfully complete an approved entry-to-practice examination. The examinations currently approved by ACSLPA for registration are: The Praxis Examinations for Audiology (Praxis exam 5343 – minimum pass score is currently set at 160) [...]

Entry to Practice Exam2023-07-10T12:50:28-06:00

Jurisprudence Education Requirements

2023-05-25T10:39:01-06:00

New Applicants/New Regulated Members Completion of jurisprudence education requirements is mandatory for new regulated members and a condition will be placed on their practice permit, stating that they must complete these requirements within 30 days of registration. These requirements include the modules related to the protection of patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct (PPSA). ACSLPA will inform you of the jurisprudence education requirements and give you instructions to access the education materials. The training and examination should take approximately 1-3 hours to complete. For additional questions, please contact the ACSLPA office directly. Jurisprudence Education Requirements and [...]

Jurisprudence Education Requirements2023-05-25T10:39:01-06:00

Police Information Check Requirements

2024-05-03T09:33:00-06:00

Under ACSLPA policy, when applying for ACSLPA registration, you must submit a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC), or equivalent, before you get your registration and practice permit. This tells ACSLPA if you have a criminal record, and ultimately, whether we should be worried about the protection and safety of the public. Under the Health Professions Act and the Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Profession Regulations, you must give evidence of having good character and reputation. Albertans generally agree that a criminal conviction may raise questions about a professional’s character and reputation. Who Needs to Submit a PIC? All applicants for registration [...]

Police Information Check Requirements2024-05-03T09:33:00-06:00

English Language Proficiency

2023-12-21T14:34:54-07:00

English Language Proficiency All applicants for registration as regulated members of ACSLPA must be sufficiently proficient in the English language to be able to provide professional services in English. NEW APPLICANTS (New graduates and individuals applying directly to ACSLPA who are NOT currently registered as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist with another provincial SLP/Audiology regulatory body in Canada). LABOUR MOBILITY APPLICANTS (Individuals currently registered in a fully practicing regulated membership category with another provincial SLP/Audiology regulatory body in Canada). You must give evidence of English language proficiency through one of the following: Graduation [...]

English Language Proficiency2023-12-21T14:34:54-07:00

Professional Liability Insurance (PLI) Requirements

2023-05-23T11:33:27-06:00

Professional Liability Insurance (PLI) Requirements Requirements  Under ACSLPA policy, as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist on the General Register, you must submit evidence of having a minimum of $2,000,000 (two million dollars) Professional Liability insurance (PLI) in order to obtain your registration and practice permit. Your policy must also include an extended reporting period of a minimum of two years (note: courtesy registration, including cross provincial practice registration, may be exempted from this requirement). ACSLPA requires all members holding a practice permit, including those on the courtesy register providing a health service directly to [...]

Professional Liability Insurance (PLI) Requirements2023-05-23T11:33:27-06:00

Summary of Clinical Practice Hours

2023-09-20T11:51:04-06:00

ACSLPA has adopted the Academic Equivalency Framework (AEF), which was developed by a coalition of Canadian audiology and speech-language pathology regulators, as the minimum academic and supervised clinical practice requirements for entry-to-practice audiologists and speech-language pathologists in Alberta. ACSLPA uses the Summary of Clinical Hours Form for Audiologists and the Summary of Clinical Hours Form for SLPs to check that applicants have met the supervised clinical practicum requirements of the AEF. All applicants from non-Canadian accredited programs must submit the Summary of Clinical Hours Form for application for registration with ACSLPA. The Summary of Clinical Practice Hours Form must be [...]

Summary of Clinical Practice Hours2023-09-20T11:51:04-06:00

Coursework Requirements

2023-06-28T15:54:22-06:00

ACSLPA has adopted the Academic Equivalency Framework (AEF), which was developed by a coalition of Canadian audiology and speech-language pathology regulators, as the minimum academic and supervised clinical practice requirements for entry-to-practice audiologists and speech-language pathologists in Alberta. ACSLPA uses the Coursework Requirements Form for SLPs and the Coursework Requirements Form for Audiologists to check that applicants have met the academic requirements of the AEF. To complete the Coursework Requirements Form (also called Form D), applicants must review and summarize the courses from their program of study, and clearly identify how ACSLPA’s coursework requirements, as per the AEF, are covered [...]

Coursework Requirements2023-06-28T15:54:22-06:00

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