DuBard Association Method® Practicum

JUNE 1-25, 2015
A Non-degree Program of Supervised Clinical Experience

Become well-versed in the DuBard Association Method®.

Do you want to take your professional abilities to the next level? Professionals who have received preliminary training in the DuBard Association Method® are eligible and encouraged to participate in the practicum, which builds upon the Basic Course and provides guidance in using the higher levels of the DuBard Association Method® curriculum.

Topics Covered

  • Implementation of specific levels of the DuBard Association Method® curriculum
  • Establishment of proficiency in oral and written skill development, utilizing specific multisensory techniques
  • Informal evaluation of participant’s oral and written competency
  • Planning for new instruction
  • All requirements necessary to meet IMSLEC Teaching Level Standards for supervised practicum
  • Up to 80 supervised clock hours
  • Three follow-up observations/consultations at participant’s work site during a nine-month period. (May be done via virtual supervision.)

Suggested Participants

Individuals who have completed the DuBard Association Method Basic Course® or SHS 432

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Practicum Schedule

Practicum will be scheduled on an individual basis for a minimum of three hours per day. Up to 80 hours of practicum may be scheduled during the summer program. Practicum will he held at the DuBard School for Language Disorders with sessions scheduled from June 1-25, 2015. Praticum must be scheduled with Missy Schraeder prior to May 8, 2016. Participants will work directly with enrolled or outclient students under the supervision of a master’s level speech-language pathologist.

Individuals who wish to enroll on an academic credit basis must be admitted/readmitted to The University of Southern Mississippi before the registration process can be completed. More complete information on the credit option may be obtained through ...

The University of Southern Mississippi
Office of Professional Development & Educational Outreach
118 College Drive #5136
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
(601) 266-4186

To receive academic credit, individuals will be required to attend the practicum and meet all requirements. The University of Southern Mississippi offers 5.0 hours of CEU credit or graduate credit for this practicum. See the brochure and registration form for more details.

After receiving confirmation of registration from the Southern Miss Office of Noncredit Programs & Conferences, the participant must contact the DuBard School for Language Disorders, (601) 266-5223, to arrange an individual practicum schedule. Refer to this Contact Us link for additional contact information.

Practicum Check-In

Practicum check-in will be held in the lobby of the DuBard School for Language Disorders on The University of Southern Mississippi campus.


DuBard School Accreditation

The DuBard Association Method® training course of the DuBard School for Language Disorders at the The University of Southern Mississippi holds accredited status from the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) for its instructional programs at the teaching, trainer of teaching, therapy, and trainer of therapy levels.

IMSLEC is a nonprofit corporation formed in 1995 to accredit organizations that offer programs to prepare specialists in multisensory structured language programs. Click this IMSLEC link for more information.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assoc. Continuing Education Unit logo 

The USM DuBard School for Language Disorders is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology.

See various course information for the number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level, and content area. ASHA CE provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. Click this link for additional ASHA information.

For more information concerning the DuBard Association Method®, click this Contact Us link for the DuBard School.