The world has changed. COVID has presented an opportunity for SLPs to carve their path forward in their clinical careers. The Confident Clinician Cooperative is offering The Billable Clinician, an essential 4-hour online training course to aid SLPs in navigating the journey to becoming a profitable private practice in voice. The Billable Clinician will develop your knowledge and skills for successfully establishing your business, building your brand, developing your value proposition, networking and establishing referral sources, obtaining equipment and supplies, and working with 3rd party payors. The Confident Clinician Cooperative is bringing essential information to SLPs, SLPAs, CFYs, and students about the entrepreneurial spirit of speech language pathology.
Course Learning Objectives
- Identify key components of a high-quality, value-driven (voice) clinic.
- Discuss policies and procedures for providing (voice) services.
- Specify solutions to issues with obtaining payment for (voice) services.
Kristie Knickerbocker, MS, CCC-SLP is CEO of A TEMPO Voice Center, a private practice voice rehabilitation clinic in Fort Worth, Texas. She also creates videos, downloadable e- products, and blogs to educate and aid SLPs in the evaluation and treatment of voice disorders that have been used worldwide.
Cara Bryan, MA, CCC-SLP is the owner and speech pathologist for South Tampa Voice Therapy, a private practice located in Tampa, FL. She has extensive experience in clinical voice management and is passionate about educating graduate students and practicing clinicians in the assessment and treatment of voice disorders.
Aaron Ziegler, PhD, CCC-SLP is Co-Director, Speech-Language Pathologist, and Singing Voice Specialist at The Wellness Group for Voice, Speech, and Swallowing, an independent group practice in Portland, Oregon that provides in-person and online habilitative and rehabilitative services. He also trains future and current clinicians around the world on managing patients with voice disorders.