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Clinical Supervisor (Preceptor) Resources

Resources for current and prospective clinical education preceptor partnerships and opportunities in the KU Department Hearing and Speech.

KU’s doctorate in audiology and master’s degree in speech-language pathology programs welcome affiliations with new facilities that are committed to offering quality clinical experiences for KU students.

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To obtain additional information about clinical education partnerships with our programs, please contact:

Supervisor Requirements: Speech-Language Pathology

  • At least two years of full-time clinical experience.
  • Two hours CEU in supervision (one-time).
  • Supervisor must have CCC-SLP credential.
  • Supervisor needs state licensure.

Supervisor Requirements: Audiology

  • At least nine months of full-time clinical experience.
  • Two hours CEU in supervision (one-time).
  • Supervisor needs state licensure.

Supervisor Responsibilities 

  • Coordinate and supervise the student’s professional work at the site.
  • Provide professional experiences in addition to direct client management that are designed to aid the student in their professional growth.
  • Observe and evaluate the student in their professional activities at the site and provide feedback to the student concerning their performance on a routine basis.
  • Bring any problems or concerns to the attention of the university field study coordinator as soon as possible.
  • Conduct a formal evaluation conference with the student at midterm and at the end of the semester.
  • Complete the field study student evaluation form documenting the student’s performance at midterm and final completion using CALIPSO.
  • Submit verification of ASHA certification as requested (SLP supervisors).
  • Submit verification of two CEU hours in supervision as requested.
  • Be on-site always when student is providing services to clients/patients.
  • Provide student supervision according to the 2020 standards and implementation procedures for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology or Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Supervision must be provided by individuals who hold a certificate of clinical competence in the appropriate profession. The amount of direct supervision must be commensurate with the student’s knowledge, skills and experience. Supervision must be sufficient to ensure the welfare of the client/patient.
  • Confirm student contact hours on CALIPSO at the end of the field study experience.

Continuing Education Course Options

CAPCSD CEU Courses (free for our supervisors)
ASHA Supervision Course Option (additional cost)


American Speech–Language–Hearing Association Resources
Federal Government Resources
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Resources

The Department of Hearing and Speech is requesting our clinical supervisors complete the ASHA’s That’s Unheard Of cultural competency quiz and complete the survey below acknowledging they have completed the quiz. 

KU/KU Medical Center Resources
Additional ASHA Resources

The resources below are offered by ASHA and other organizations and not specifically endorsed by KU or KU Medical Center. If you have any questions regarding policy or expectations on campus, please reach out to DEI, EOAC, or compliance offices.

KU School of Health Professions