Speech Pathology Interview Questions

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Describe to me your best therapy session?

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List of 28 Speech Pathology Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    Describe to me your best therapy session?

  2. 2.

    Can you have a patient that has an aphasia and apraxia, and if so, which one would you address first? And how?

  3. 3.

    Speech therapy can cost your patient a lot of money, do you worry about the cost for the patient when doing your job?

  4. 4.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

  5. 5.

    What are your research interests?

  6. 6.

    What are your experiences working with articulation?

  7. 7.

    Do you like to work in teams or are you an individual achiever?

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    How do keep yourself educated and up to date in the field?

  9. 9.

    Talk to me about the controversies surrounding non-speech oral exercises?

  10. 10.

    What are your experiences using oral motor approach to improve speech clarity?

  11. 11.

    Describe the special education referral process.

  12. 12.

    Why did you decide to become a Speech and Language Pathologist?

  13. 13.

    Would your friends or family say that you have patience?

  14. 14.

    Do you prefer working with children or adults?

  15. 15.

    Describe your clinical experience during your internship or residency programs.

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    What are your thoughts about inclusion and pull outs as therapy models?

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    What experience do you have working with language disorders?

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    Describe how you currently work or communicate with caregivers?

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    What speech therapy method do you practice the most?

  20. 20.

    What are your experiences working with cognitive disabilities?

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    What kind of help do you need to do your best work?

  22. 22.

    Are you okay working the same career for 15 years?

  23. 23.

    What assessment tools have you used to assist in evaluating patients?

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    What experience do you have working with professionals from other disciplines?

  25. 25.

    Talk about a time you had difficulty working with the parent of a patient or a caregiver of a patient. What made that interaction difficult and how did you overcome it?

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    What is the importance of the administrative work performed by a Speech Language Pathologist?

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    How have you used technology to better help our patients?

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    What do you know about our clinic/organization?