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Student study day 2015

Wednesday 9 December 2015 - Leeds Beckett University

Delegates that attended the event:

  • Understood which essential skills and knowledge will be in demand for the future.
  • Heard the latest tips and trends from managers recruiting newly-qualified practitioners about what they are looking for in the NQP of today.
  • Found out what essential information they needed to know to support them to complete the RCSLT newly-qualified practitioner framework in their first role.
  • Found out about a range of projects, resources and networks the profession is developing through the RCSLT and how to get involved to raise their profile.
  • Understood the vital role that they play as a student and future practitioner in building networks in their profession, and how they can support them as they move from student to newly-qualified practitioner.
  • Were able to take advantage of a unique networking opportunity to help begin their journey in the profession.

Presentations and delegate materials

Event speaker’s biographies

Speech and language therapy students… so just what is your vital place in our UK-wide community? - Janet Harrison, Country Representative for England, RCSLT’s Board of Trustees and Mark Roberts, Head of Community and Youth Services, Leicestershire Partnership Trust.

Getting involved and standing out - Derek Munn, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, RCSLT and Dominique Lowenthal, Head of Professional Development, RCSLT.

Scenarios - Dominique Lowenthal.

What skills and knowledge will be in demand? - Maria Luscombe, Chair of the Board of Trustees, RCSLT and Kamini Gadhok MBE, CEO, RCSLT.

A guide to finding your first job - Maria Luscombe, Chair of the Board of Trustees, RCSLT

From speech and language therapy student to newly-qualified therapist - Rebecca Boddington, Speech and Language Therapist, Leeds Community Healthcare and Grace Combellack, Speech and Language Therapist, Leeds Community Healthcare.