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2022 Clinical Supervisors Workshop

Creating Positive Supervisory Relationships with Students by Embracing Intergenerational Differences – 2-Hour Recording

2-Hour Recording
Available July 1-December 31, 2022
(Originally aired June 9, 2022)

Numerous factors have contributed to the values and aptitudes of today’s students, aka Generation Z. Individuals charged with their instruction should be cognizant of these characteristics, which may impact styles of learning. This course explores what social scientists tell us about Gen Z’s characteristics, and how best to adapt education, training and clinical service provision for these individuals. Furthermore, this presentation will focus on communication styles and strategies that can be utilized by students, educators and supervisors to increase successful communication and benefit
from intergenerational relationships.

Learner Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this Conference, participants will be able to:

  • Define generational differences & communication values
  • Identify the impacts of generational bias and poor cross-generational communication on the clinical education outcomes of students
  • Describe strategies to address communication differences and increase positive responses to feedback
15 Minutes Introductions, overview, and session agenda
45 Minutes Defining generational differences and communication values; what Social Scientists are saying
10 Minutes Group reflection and assignment
40 Minutes Communication strategies to foster positive clinical education interactions
10 Minutes Q and A
Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP, CHSE is an associate professor at Pacific University in Oregon. She teaches courses in Communication and Aging, Aphasia, Progressive Neurological Disorders and Counseling. Her research is in the area of evidence-based education, simulation and end-of-life care.

Renee Wendel, MS, CCC-SLP, is an assistant clinical professor at Texas State University. She teaches Advanced Clinical Practicum and Internship in Communication Disorders as well as fulfilling responsibilities centered around clinical education and program compliance as a co-director of the Texas State University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic.


  • NJSHA Members: $30
  • Non-Members: $50

Payment Methods:

  • Checks payable to NJSHA and mail to 174 Nassau Street, Suite 337, Princeton, NJ 08542.
  • Credit card services are available. (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and AMEX).

Registrants must be current NJSHA members to register at the member rate.

Online Registration will open July 1.

NJSHA Members, click here to register.
Non-Members, click here to register.

This course may be eligible for the ASHA supervision requirement.

Presenter Disclosures:
Relevant Financial Relationships: Renee Wendel will be receiving an honorarium from NJSHA for this presentation. The presenter will also reference their place of employment, Texas State University.
Relevant Non-Financial Relationships: Renee Wendel does not have any non-financial relationships to disclose.

Relevant Financial Relationships: Amanda Stead will be receiving an honorarium from NJSHA for this presentation.
Relevant Non-Financial Relationships: Amanda Stead does not have any non-financial relationships to disclose.