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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology (DES421)


Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe principles and elements of the diagnostic and therapeutic process; select target behaviors for remediation and demonstrate knowledge with regard to increasing and decreasing those target behaviors; describe the impact of cultural diversity upon the diagnostic and therapeutic process; describe and implement  diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and describe remediation procedures and therapeutic techniques.


Topics covered are: various clinical methods, evaluation and practices, with an in-depth understanding of treatment, maintenance and selection of target behaviors, multicultural issues, knowledge of professional issues,  discussion of ASHA code of ethics.

Pre- or co-requisite: Introduction to Communication Disorders (DES222) and two other speech courses. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).