5 Ways to Manage Your High Caseload

ASHA Continuing Education Approved , Professional Tools , Speech Therapy , SLP Summit , Introductory

This Course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

*This course is no longer available


High caseloads negatively impact speech-language pathologists (SLPs) across the nation in the school setting.  In this course you will learn 5 different areas you can make small changes in to have big impact, from paperwork time savers to actually reducing your load. These hacks are used by Jenn in her elementary school setting every single day, making them SLP tested and approved!




Financial Disclosure

Employed by Leon County Schools, Tallahassee, Fl; Receives compensation on TeachersPayTeachers.com for creating and selling speech therapy materials; Author of the blog Crazy Speech World.

No non-financial disclosures.


After completing this course, the student will be able to...

  1. Describe 5 areas they can make changes to impact their caseload.
  2. Discuss different service delivery options that could be used in their setting.
  3. Explain what state and federal laws may be impacting their high caseloads.
  4. Describe various forms of advocacy to lower caseloads.

Course Agenda

5 minutes - Introduction, Disclosures, Objectives
45 minutes Information sharing on Strategies
10 minutes Conclusion, questions, wrap up

102 Reviews

  • margaret-10

    5 days ago

    Excellent! I do my scheduling in much the same way as you do, Jenn. I use an editable schedule that I keep on my desktop and can change at a moments notice and reprint it to slip into my attendance notebook. I find going to the teacher personally helps build trust and collaboration especially if you are new or new to that building. Thank you for the info!

    jennifer-116

    5 days ago

    Great spreadsheet! Thanks for sharing. I use one that's similar, but I'll add some features from yours (actual minutes scheduled). Great tips on prioritizing caseload in the scheduling process.

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    jamie-16

    5 days ago

    Thank you for providing your information about how to manage my caseload. I am a new school SLP. I do wish there was more information about what students I should group and not group. It was a bit frustrating when the handouts were not attached before the session started. I understand that it might have been due to technology, but still it was a little disappointing because then I was having to scramble to write down the slides for the first 15 to 20 minutes of the session. Thanks--Jamie

    karen-46

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    kimberly-15

    5 days ago

    Lots of practical suggestions!

    jawslp

    5 days ago

    Great presentation!

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    5 days ago

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    jenna-1

    5 days ago

    I appreciated the information on advocacy and the pep talk about standing up for myself!

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    adrienne

    5 days ago

    that was great. thanks for sharing all of your tips! great timing just before school starts.

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    rosario

    5 days ago

    There were several of us who were not able to get the course slides for the presentation. The moderator reiterated that all we had to do is to go to the course page and download it but there was no tab for the handouts! I think the moderator needs to send out a handout copy to all participants of this course. The handouts were very clear and unlike some of the others did not revert to using white lettering on a light background, making the small print of the 6 slide page very hard to read.

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    kristin-45

    5 days ago

    Great advice and excellent resources! I cannot wait to add some of the organizational tools to my routine this fall! Fantastic course!

    erin-20

    5 days ago

    michelle-59

    5 days ago

    She says she's not organized. Her organization strategies give me hope!

    marsha-1

    5 days ago

    Great suggestions and explanations. I have yearly list for IEP meetings and 3 Year Reevals and keep a running "to do" list that I update every week as my paper brain that I put away with my computer everyday since I have more than one building. Having monthly sheets makes sense since kids seem to move in and move out and sometimes it is difficult to keep track of what needs to be done.

    tanya-6

    5 days ago

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    robin-4

    5 days ago

    I loved the suggestions about re-visiting an activity that you did before, with the focus on determining if they retained the information previously taught. I also liked the idea of using one book for the entire day, with differentiated activities for student's needs.

    christel

    5 days ago

    So glad that you addressed SpEd Laws/eligibility criteria as a way to manage caseloads. It's never fun to inherit a huge caseload full of kiddos that no longer meet eligibility. Thank you!

    lindsay-13

    5 days ago

    sarah-2

    5 days ago

    This presentation was FULL of great, innovative ideas and will be extremely useful this upcoming school year! It was easy to follow & interesting, as well!

    angela-40

    5 days ago

    stephanie-78

    5 days ago

    Great information! I am creating my own schedule for the first time in the schools as I took the position mid year during last school year. Great tips and I have a list ready and praying for success!

    jillian-6

    5 days ago

    jflogaus

    5 days ago

    Fantasitc! Thank you!

    tracy-10

    5 days ago

    It would have been nice to have the handouts prior to the start of the session.

    denise-5

    5 days ago

    theresa-4

    5 days ago

    The information was well-presented and very applicable. There was an issue with handouts not being available before the presentation. The handouts were easy to read thanks to the size of the slide on the paper and the color of the lettering.

    ann-marie

    5 days ago

    I really loved the presentation. I can't believe some of the numbers that people shared of their caseloads! It really helped me think about organization and dismissal especially. Thank you!

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    jenna-6

    5 days ago

    Great info about managing your caseload. Lots of good tips.

    angie-9

    5 days ago

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    marigold

    5 days ago

    Really practical and very helpful. I love what you said about "required" vs. "benefit".

    elizabeth-14

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    jozilicious

    5 days ago

    Great class

    susan-28

    5 days ago

    Great, useful information! Thank you!

    shannon129

    5 days ago

    Thank you Jenn for the great ideas!

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    5 days ago

    Great information shared. There were things talked about service pattern and overall organization I have been thinking about a lot this summer.

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    ron-1

    5 days ago

    Great information. Some were just good reminders of things I know I should be doing to more effectively manage the caseload and my time. Thanks for sharing.

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