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2023 Conference Proceedings


Reimagining Our Future:
Engaging Minds. Empowering Success.
April 12th - April 15, 2023

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Jennifer Taylor, Au.D., CCC-A
University of Memphis

Immediate Past President

Michael Bamdad, M.A., CCC-SLP
George Washington University 


Jennifer Simpson, Au.D., CCC-A
Purdue University


Joanne Cascia, Ed.D., CCC-SLP
Kean University


Ashley Harkrider, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee

VP of Research and Academic Affairs

Shubha Kashinath, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
California State University - East Bay

VP of Admissions
Rachel Theodore, Ph.D.

University of Connecticut

VP for Clinical Education

Kevin McNamara, M.A., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director Emeritus
Southern Connecticut State University

VP of Online Professional Development

Mark DeRuiter, M.B.A., Ph.D., CCC-A/SLP
University of Pittsburgh

VP for Organizational

Maya Clark, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Georgia Southern University
Armstrong Campus

VP of Online Professional Development

Tricia Montgomery, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Florida State University

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Wednesday, April 13, 2023
Thursday, April 14, 2023

Addressing the Mental Health Needs of CSD Students

Holistic Approaches to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in CSD Programs

Fostering Cultural Competence in CSD: Outcomes from a 2-year Training Module

Audiology and Speech-language Pathology Interstate Compact (ASLP-IC) Update

Learning Through Change: Re-thinking the Student Experience Using Generational Data

PRAXIS Results and Information for Educators

Report:  ASHA's Ad Hoc Committee on Next Steps to Re-design Entry-level Education for SLPs

Six Years of Clinical Skills Self-reflection Journaling: Lessons Learned and Data Derived

Preparing a Diverse Undergraduate Population for Success in CSD Graduate Programs

Best Practices for Working with Interpreters in the Clinic and the Classroom

Effective Use of CSD Graduate Student Exit Interview Data

Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice:  Considering Today’s Trends to Inform Tomorrow’s Practice

Mapping Your Career in Academia

Problem Solving and Information Exchange (PSIE) for Chairs: Fundraising in Academia

Problem Solving and Information Exchange (PSIE) for Clinic Directors

Problem Solving and Information Exchange (PSIE) for Undergraduate Programs

Reimagining the Speech-language Pathology Curriculum

SoTL in CSD: Design, Data, and Dissemination

Friday, April 14, 2023

Examining DEI Through the Lens of BIPOC Students

The Council appreciates the generous support from the 2023 Annual Conference sponsors.

  • Communication Sciences Disorders Centralized
    Application Services (CSDCAS)
  • Intelligent Video Solutions
  • Plural Publishing, Inc

The Council wishes to thank all volunteers and the 2023 CAPCSD Conference Planning Committee.


Heidi Verticchio, Ed.D., CCC-SLP
Illinois State University

Members at Large

Kimmerly Harrell, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Jacksonville University

Leanna Lawrence, MHS, CCC-SLP
University of Missouri

M. Samantha Lewis, Ph.D., CCC-A
Pacific University

Erica Williams, Ph.D., CCC-A
Arizona State University

Monitoring Officer

Tricia Montgomery, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Florida State University

Director of Meetings and Continuing Education

Ned Campbell, DES

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