Making the Shift From Caseload to Workload: Kansas Revisited In an effort to improve school-based programs in speech and language, ASHA’s State Education Action Team (SEAT) selected Kansas as a venue for changing public policy related to caseload/ workload. These policy changes were developed by ASHA to address member concerns that many caseloads for speech-language pathologists were too ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2007
Making the Shift From Caseload to Workload: Kansas Revisited
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Mary J. Beasley
    Kansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association Caseload/Workload Consultant, Wichita, KS
Article Information
School-Based Settings / Practice Management / Professional Issues & Training / Articles
Article   |   June 01, 2007
Making the Shift From Caseload to Workload: Kansas Revisited
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, June 2007, Vol. 8, 6-8. doi:10.1044/sbi8.2.6
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, June 2007, Vol. 8, 6-8. doi:10.1044/sbi8.2.6
In an effort to improve school-based programs in speech and language, ASHA’s State Education Action Team (SEAT) selected Kansas as a venue for changing public policy related to caseload/ workload. These policy changes were developed by ASHA to address member concerns that many caseloads for speech-language pathologists were too high in number to provide quality services (ASHA, 2002). A state action plan was developed for Kansas and implemented collaboratively by the SEAT and the Kansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (KSHA). Dixie Heinrich, KSHA’s Coordinator, and Mary Beasley, Assistant Director of Special Education in Harvey County, coordinated the KSHA effort. The goals of the state plan included
Become a SIG Affiliate
Pay Per View
Entire SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues content & archive
24-hour access
This Issue
24-hour access
This Article
24-hour access
We've Changed Our Publication Model...
The 19 individual SIG Perspectives publications have been relaunched as the new, all-in-one Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups.