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Speech Therapist Interview

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Question 1 of 30
How do you evaluate success?
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Usage of apps. Intervention became hightech.
When students/clients shows improvement in target goals.
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Question 2 of 30
If you could, would you choose a different career?
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No, as I find being a speech and language therapist a very rewarding and fulfilling career.
Question 3 of 30
How well do you work with people?
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I pride myself to have a people friendly personality which allowed me to be successful in any work environment. .
Question 4 of 30
As a Speech Therapist, what do you believe is your best asset?
Question 5 of 30
What makes you passionate about being a Speech Therapist?
Question 6 of 30
What do you feel is the most important skill a speech therapist should possess?
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Diagnosing, setting treatment goals effectively.
They are many important skills I think a speech and language therapist should have such as communication skills, organizations skills, flexibility skills, etc.
Question 7 of 30
What individual has had the greatest influence on you?
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My mother who always are there for me.
Question 8 of 30
What major challenges and problems did you face at your last position?
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At my last position as special support aide I had challenges, however I did not see them as it is . I saw it as a learning experience.
Question 9 of 30
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
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In next five years I see my self accomplishing my master degree in speech and language pathology with concentration in autism spectrum disorder, and being the lead speech therapist at a special education school.
Question 10 of 30
What areas of speech-language pathology interest you most?
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All areas of speech are of an interest to me as a professional, however when working with children's with special needs it creates in me a senses of fulfillment.
All areas of speech are of interest to me as a professional, however I have a passionate for special needs.
Question 11 of 30
Why did you choose speech pathology as a career path?
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I choose to become a speech and language pathologist because it is a career that allowed me to be in the field while experiencing a variety of settings such as early intervention programs, public/private school system, private/governmental practice and many others. The ability to educate and empower parents and caregiver, the diversity of population, and to know that I have the opportunity to impact a client /child's life.
Question 12 of 30
What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
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I love to keep things organized and sometimes I think I am a little to focused on this.
My greatest weakness is not be able to be register as speech and language therapist in the cayman islands, and I currently seeking further education to be able to overcome it.
Question 13 of 30
What was your greatest accomplishment as a speech therapist?
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To be able to serve dose with a communication/language disorder and their families.
Question 14 of 30
Why do you want a career as a speech therapist?
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For the ability to be able to stay in my field while having experience in a variety of settings.
Question 15 of 30
What kind of strategies would you use with a child who stutters and why?
Question 16 of 30
Describe one of your greatest accomplishments with a client?
Question 17 of 30
How do you handle stressful situations?
Question 18 of 30
How do you plan to stay current on your knowledge and skills?
Question 19 of 30
What is one recent trend in speech pathology that you think is important?
Question 20 of 30
What communication disorders do you have experience in working with?
Question 21 of 30
What training and experience do you have with autism?
Question 22 of 30
Give me a time when you had to set an important goal in the past and tell me about your success reaching it.
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A level 3 ASD student with limit vocabulary of one word that he was using to label all objects or persons. The goal set was to increase/expand his vocabulary and to label things or persones correctly.
Question 23 of 30
What was your biggest disappointment as a speech therapist?
Question 24 of 30
Do you prefer to work with children, or with adults?
Question 25 of 30
What is your secret to a successful career as a speech therapist?
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Client/student and their families are the first priority. If goals are achievable and families are content with the services they received that is my secret to success.
Question 26 of 30
What is your greatest strength? How does it help you as a speech therapist?
Question 27 of 30
What are your career goals?
Question 28 of 30
Why are you the best candidate for us?
Question 29 of 30
What area of speech therapy do you enjoy the most?
Question 30 of 30
What kind of supervisor gets the best work performance from you?
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The kind that have clear expectations and are flexible with in the best practice guidelines.

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