12 Days of Tips for Speech Pathologists in Private Practice: Day 4 – Proper Supervision

On the whole, we speech pathologists are a social bunch.

To stay healthy and to help our clients, we need people we can talk with and learn from, including: 

  • clients; 
  • peers;
  • supervisors; and
  • mentors.

For employed speech pathologists, proper supervision is key. A lack of professional support:

⬆️ stress

⬆️ job dissatisfaction

⬆️ staff turnover

⬆️ staff burnout risk

⬇️ client service quality

⬆️ client complaints.

Proper professional support:

⬇️ stress

⬆️ job satisfaction

⬆️ staff retention 

⬇️ staff burnout risk

⬆️ client service quality

⬆️ client satisfaction.

Proper supervision is good for clients and your practice. More importantly, it’s the right thing to do for staff and workplace happiness!

Are you interested in improving supervision practices in your private practice? 

Here’s a book we wrote just for you! 

How to Supervise Speech Pathologists Properly in Private Practice
David

Hi there, I’m David Kinnane.

Principal Speech Pathologist, Banter Speech & Language

Our talented team of certified practising speech pathologists provide unhurried, personalised and evidence-based speech pathology care to children and adults in the Inner West of Sydney and beyond, both in our clinic and via telehealth.

David Kinnane
Speech-Language Pathologist. Lawyer. Father. Reader. Writer. Speaker.

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