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California State University Sacramento programs are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

The Master of Science program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at California State University, Sacramento is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. Current period of 8 years beginning December 1, 2011 through November 30, 2019.

The Doctor of Audiology program has received approval from the CSU Chancellor’s Office, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), and the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) had granted the program "Developing Status.” The clinical doctoral (Au.D.) program in audiology at California State University, Sacramento is an Applicant for Candidacy by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, (800) 498-2071 or (301) 296-5700.

Documents, Data and Resources on this page are posted per the requirements of our accrediting bodies.

Concerns related to accreditation candidacy, initial accreditation, or any other accreditation issues may be addressed by contacting:

General Program Information

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University Leadership   08/30/2019
Academic Affairs Org Chart   08/30/2019
College of Health and Human Services Org Chart   09/06/2019
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Org Chart   09/06/2019
National Listings: General Department data can be found at The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's (ASHA) EdFind, an on-demand, academic program search engine. Click on Masters Program Search and search for California State University, Sacramento.   02/07/2019
Campus Tracked Data: Sacramento State's Office of Institutional Research (OIR) maintains common data sets related to the campus and its departments. These data sets may be found thorughout OIR's website   08/30/2019
CSAD Faculty Degrees   08/30/2019
CSAD Faculty and Staff Committees   08/30/2019
CSAD Faculty CVs   08/30/2019

CSAD M.S. and Au.D. Student Achievement Data/Student Outcome Data

Council on Academic Accreditation

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Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

The Master of Science program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at California State University, Sacramento is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. Current period of 8 years beginning December 1, 2011 through November 30, 2019.

Concerns related to accreditation candidacy, initial accreditation, or any other accreditation issues may be addressed by contacting the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA):

Contact CAA

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CAA Required Review Materials
  Required Documentation Documentation
  Department Student Handbook   CSAD Handbooks Page
  MS Clinical Handbook   CSAD Handbooks Page
  University Handbook    The University does not maintain a singular handbook document. The University Catalogue and the University Policies website constitute the majority of documentation that would be contained in a handbook. 
  Faculy Handbook    Faculty Advancement Policies and Procedures
  University Promotion and Tenure Guidelines   University Appointment, Retention, Tenure and Promotion Policy (UARTP)
  Department  Promotion and Tenure Guidelines   csad-rtp-2017.pdf
  University Catalogue   https://catalog.csus.edu/
  University Calendar   University Calendar
  Academic Affairs Organizational Chart   Academic Affairs Org Chart
  College of Health and Human Services Organizational Chart   chhs-org-chart
  Department Organizational Chart   csad-org-chart-2019-2020
  Course Syllabi   CSAD Handbooks Page
  Prospective MS Student information   CSAD Degrees & Programs Page
  Faculty Meeting Minutes   Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
  Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes last 3 years   See "Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes" Section Below
  Assessment Plan    2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-bs-and-csad2b.pdf 
    2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-ms-and-credential.pdf
  Assessment Report   Assessment Report posted on Office ofAcademic Program Assessment annual assessment page
  Internship Site Evaluations   csad-internship-site-evaluation-forms
  Course Evaluations    Sample Didactic Course Evaluation
  Clinical Practicum Evaluations   Sample Clinical Course Evaluation
  Clinical Competencies   calipso-competencies.pdf
  Internship Master Clinician Evaluations   csad-internship-master-clinician-evaluation-form
  Exit Survey   2019-ms-csad-exit-survey-blank.pdf
  Alumni Survey   csad-alumni-survey-2019-blank.pdf
  Employer Survey   employer-survey-2019-blank.pdf
CAA Accredidation Standards
 Standard Evidence of Standard
Standard 1.0 Administrative Structure and Governance
1.1 The sponsoring institution of higher education holds current regional accreditation   WASC Senior College and University Commission https://www.wscuc.org/
     
1.2  The sponsoring institution of higher education must be authorized to provide the program of study in audiology and/or speech-language pathology.   California State University:Campuses and degree programs
 Colleges, Departments & Majors at California State University, Sacramento
  California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
     
1.3   The program has a mission and goals that are consistent with preparation of students for professional practice.   University Mission & Goals: https://www.csus.edu/experience/anchor-university/carnegie-reclassification/institutional-commitment.html
    hhs-strategic-plan-2015-2020
    CSAD Department Mission and Goals
   University Catalogue: https://catalog.csus.edu/
   Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
   Department Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
   Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
   Adisory Meeting minutes: See "Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes" Section Below
  Professional Development Fliers See "Professional Development Fliers" Section Below
     
 1.4             The program faculty must regularly evaluate the congruence of program and institutional missions and the extent to which the goals are achieved.               University Mission & Goals
  hhs-strategic-plan-2015-2020
  CSAD Department Mission and Goals
  Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
  Graduate Coordinator Reports: See "Graduate Coordinator Report" Section Below
  Annual report : See "Annual Report"section below
  Advisory Meeting minutes: See "Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes" Section Below
  University Catalogue: https://catalog.csus.edu/
     
 1.5       The program develops and implements a long-term strategic plan.         Department Strategic Plans and Goals
  Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
  CSUS Strategic Plan
  Advisory Meeting minutes: See "Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes" Section Below
  Evidence of participation in campus strategic planning committees.
  csad-strategic-plan-2006-fall
  csad-strategic-plan-2014-spring-goals
  csad-strategic-plan-2015-fall.pdf
  csad-strategic-plan-2017-fall
     
 1.6              The program’s faculty has authority and responsibility for the program.   CSAD Org Chart
  College of Health and Human Services Org Chart
  CSAD Department Mission and Goals
  CHHS Website
  Faculty Senate website
  Department Handbook Page
  Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  University Catalogue
  Advisory Meeting minutes: See "Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes" Section Below
  Graduate Coordinator Reports: See "Graduate Coordinator Report" Section Below
  Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
  Department ARTP 
  University Appointment, Retention, Tenure and Promotion Policy (UARTP)
     
1.7 The individual responsible for the program of professional education seeking accreditation holds a graduate degree with a major emphasis in speech-language pathology, in audiology, or in speech, language, and hearing science and holds a full- time appointment in the institution.   Department Chair Vitae
  csad-chair-letters-from-dean
  CSAD Org Chart
  CHHS Website
     
1.8          The institution and program must comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and executive orders prohibiting discrimination towards students, faculty, staff, and persons served in the program’s clinics. This includes prohibitions on discrimination based on any category prohibited by applicable law but not limited to age, citizenship, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and veteran status.   University Catalogue
  CSUS Diversity & Inclusion 
  Campus Title IX
  Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  CSUS New Faculty Orientation 
   Equitable Treatment and other Campus Policies
  Mandatory DHR Compliance Training
     
1.9 The program provides information about the program and the institution to students and to the public that is current, accurate, and readily available.    CSUS Cost of attendance
   Student Outcome Data: See "CSAD M.S. And Au.D. Student Achievement Data/Student Outcome Data" this page
   Accreditation Statement: See beginning of this section 
  Department Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  CSAD Degrees & Programs Page
  CSAD Catalogue 
  CSUS Office Of Graduate Studies
  CSAD Advising Webpage
  Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
     
 Standard 2.0 Faculty
  2.1      The number and composition of the program faculty (academic doctoral, clinical doctoral, other) are sufficient to deliver a program of study that:   Faculty CVs: posted on CSAD "Meet Us" page
  Student Outcome Data: See "CSAD M.S. And Au.D. Student Achievement Data/Student Outcome Data" this page
  Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  CSAD Catalogue 
  CSAD Handbooks Page
     
 2.1.1    allows students to acquire the knowledge and skills required in Standard 3.0   Course Syllabi: CSAD Handbooks Page
  CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
     
 2.1.2          allows students to acquire the scientific and research fundamentals of the discipline,   sample-faculty-student-research
  Course Syllabi- CSAD 148CSAD 500T
  CSAD Undergraduate Research Symposium
  Provost Student research flyer
  CSAD Faculty-Sponsored Research & Applied Communication Sciences Labs
  Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
     
 2.1.3         allows students to meet the program’s established goals and objectives,   Student Outcome Data: See "CSAD M.S. And Au.D. Student Achievement Data/Student Outcome Data" this page
  CSAD Mission and Goals
  2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-bs-and-csad2b.pdf 
  2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-ms-and-credential.pdf
  Assessment Reports are posted on Office ofAcademic Program Assessment annual assessment page
     
 2.1.4          meets the expectations set forth in the program’s mission and goals,   Writing Intensive CSAD 242A syllabi
  CSAD Mission and Goals
  Professional Development Fliers See "Professional Development Fliers" Section Below
  Interprofessional Education Center For Innovative Teaching & Learning
 ipe-activity-reflection-worksheet
  STUDENT INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION ORGANIZATION
  2017-2019 IPE training Flyers
  CSAD 199 syllabi:  CSAD Handbooks Page
  Department Facebook Page
  Maryjane Rees Language Speech and Hearing Center
  CSAD Department Website
  Advisory Meeting minutes: See "Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes" Section Below
  2019-csad-ms-clinical-practicum-lesson-plan-template.pdf
  Reflection on Action form
  CSAD Interprofessional Education (IPE) Strand 
  CSAD Undergraduate Research Symposium: 2019-csad-undergraduate-research-symposium.pdf
     
2.1.5 is offered on a regular basis so that it will allow the students to complete the program within the published time frame.   CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
  CSAD Catalogue 
  CSAD Department Webpage
  Graduate Coordinator Letter to Admitted Apllicants Example
  Department/University Fact Book
  Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
Graduate Student Benchmarks Presentation
     
 2.2 The number, composition, and workload of all full-time faculty who have responsibility in the graduate program are sufficient to allow them to meet expectations with regard to teaching, research, and service of the sponsoring institution.   CSAD Department Webpage
  sample-faculty-awards
  sample-campus-grants-and-professional-development-awards
  Faculty CVs: posted on CSAD "Meet Us" page
  CSAD Catalogue 
  CSAD Appointment, Retention, Tenure, and Promotion (ARTP) Procedures
  CSAD Handbooks Page
  Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  Advising Resources for Current & Prospective Students
     
2.3 All faculty members (full-time, part-time, adjuncts), including all individuals providing clinical education, are qualified and competent by virtue of their education, experience, and professional credentials to provide academic and clinical education as assigned by the program leadership.   CSAD Catalogue 
  Faculty CVs: posted on CSAD "Meet Us" page
  CSAD Course Syllabi: CSAD Handbooks Page
  CSAD Handbooks Page
  Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
     
2.4 All faculty members maintain continuing competence and demonstrate pursuit of lifelong learning.   CSAD Course Syllabi: CSAD Handbooks Page
  Faculty CVs: posted on CSAD "Meet Us" page
  CSAD Appointment, Retention, Tenure, and Promotion (ARTP) Procedures
  CSAD Catalogue 
     
 Standard 3.0B Curriculum (Academic and Clinical Education) in Speech- Language Pathology 
3.1B An effective entry-level professional speech-language pathology program allows each student to acquire knowledge and skills in sufficient breadth and depth to function as an effective, well-educated, and competent clinical speech-language pathologist (i.e., one who can practice within the full scope of practice of speech-language pathology).
The education program is designed to afford each student with opportunities to meet the expectations of the program that are consistent with the program’s mission and goals and that prepare each student for professional practice in speech-language pathology.
  Progress to degree spreadsheet: Review on site
  CSAD Catalogue 
  CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
  CSAD Course Syllabi: CSAD Handbooks Page
  Comprehensive Exam: Review on site
  CALIPSO: Review on site
  calipso-competencies.pdf
  Learning Outcome Assessment:  review on site
  CSAD Department Mission and Goals
  Student Files: Review on site
     
 3.1.1    Professional Practice Competencies    calipso-competencies.pdf
  syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-143-ALL-Roseberry-Spring-2019.pdf
  syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-146-01-Louney-Spring-2019.pdf 
  Reflection on Action Form
  ipe-activity-reflection-worksheet
    STUDENT INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION ORGANIZATION
  CSAD Mission and Goals
  syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-250-01-Chuchas-Spring-2019.pdf
  CSAD 219 Syllabi
  Methods and Clinics Syllabi:  CSAD Handbooks Page
  internship-supervision-and-supervisee-training
  calipso-competencies.pdf
  Advisory Meeting minutes: See "Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes" Section Below
  2019-ms-csad-exit-survey-blank.pdf
  2019-ms-csad-internship-evalatuon-blank.pdf  (Key Assignement)
  csad-alumni-survey-2019-blank.pdf
  employer-survey-2019-blank.pdf
  syllabi-2018-fall-CSAD-227-Dysphagia.pdf
  supervision reflection for graduate students
  syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-146-01-Louney-Spring-2019.pdf 
     
3.1.2 Foundations of Speech-Language Pathology Practice  CSAD Catalogue 
 CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
 calipso-competencies.pdf
 syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-146-01-Louney-Spring-2019.pdf 
     
3.1.3 Identification and Prevention of Speech, Language, and Swallowing Disorders and Differences   Featured Curriculum Strands: See "Additional Degree & Program Information" section of CSAD Degrees & Programs page
  CSAD Catalogue 
  CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
  CSAD 199- Literacy Connection Syllabi
  syllabi-2018-fall-CSAD-147-01 syllabus F18.pdf
  CSAD 199-NeuroService Alliance Syllabi
  calipso-competencies.pdf
  syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-250-01-Chuchas-Spring-2019.pdf
  syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-CSAD-221-01-Hagge-Spring-2019.pdf
  syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-125-01-and-02-Chuchas-and-Dangelo-spring-2019.pdf
  Methods Class syllabi CSAD 228A CSAD 228B CSAD 228C CSAD 242A CSAD 242B CSAD 242C
  syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-244-01-Louney-Spring 2019.pdf
  syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-245-ALL-Louney-spring-2019.pdf
  syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-126-01-Thompson-Spring-2019.pdf
     
3.1.4 Evaluation of Speech, Language, and Swallowing Disorders and Differences   Featured Curriculum Strands: See "Additional Degree & Program Information" section of CSAD Degrees & Programs page
 CSAD Catalogue 
 CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
 syllabi-2018-fall-CSAD-147-01 syllabus F18.pdf
 calipso-competencies.pdf
 syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-250-01-Chuchas-Spring-2019.pdf
 syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-CSAD-221-01-Hagge-Spring-2019.pdf
  syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-125-01-and-02-Chuchas-and-Dangelo-spring-2019.pdf
 Methods Class syllabi CSAD 228A CSAD 228B CSAD 228C CSAD 242A CSAD 242B CSAD 242C
 syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-244-01-Louney-Spring 2019.pdf
 syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-245-ALL-Louney-spring-2019.pdf
  syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-126-01-Thompson-Spring-2019.pdf
     
3.1.5 Intervention to Minimize the Effects of Changes in the Speech, Language, and Swallowing Mechanisms  CSAD Catalogue 
 CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
 calipso-competencies.pdf
 Methods Class syllabi CSAD 228A CSAD 228B CSAD 228C CSAD 242A CSAD 242B CSAD 242C
  Practicum Syllabi  CSAD 229a CSAD 229b CSAD 229c CSAD 243a CSAD 243b CSAD 243c
 Reflection on Action form
     
3.1.6  General Knowledge and Skills Applicable to Professional Practice    calipso-competencies.pdf
  CSAD Catalogue 
  CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
  Methods Class syllabi CSAD 228A CSAD 228B CSAD 228C CSAD 242A CSAD 242B CSAD 242C
  Practicum Syllabi  CSAD 229a CSAD 229b CSAD 229c CSAD 243a CSAD 243b CSAD 243c
  Reflection on Action form
  Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders Graduate Student Benchmarks Presentation
  Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  syllabi-2019-spring-CSAD-146-01-Louney-Spring-2019.pdf 
  supervision reflection for graduate students
  2019-ms-csad-internship-evalation-blank.pdf  (Key Assignment)
     
3.2B An effective speech-language pathology program is characterized by planning and organization, is reviewed systematically and on a regular basis, and is consistent with current knowledge and practice guidelines of the profession.
     o curriculum is planned and based on current standards of speech-language pathology practice:
     o curriculum is based on current literature and other current documents related to professional practice and education in speech-language pathology;
     o curriculum is delivered using sound pedagogical methods;
     o curriculum is reviewed systematically and on a regular basis;
     o review of the curriculum is conducted by comparing existing plans with current standards of speech-language pathology practice, current literature, and other documents related to professional practice and education in speech-language pathology.
  Assessment Report and feedback posted on Office of Academic Program Assessment annual assessment page
 2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-bs-and-csad2b.pdf 
  2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-ms-and-credential.pdf
  Course Syllabi:CSAD Handbooks Page
  Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
  Professional Development Fliers See "Professional Development Fliers" Section Below
  2019 CSAD MS Exit Survey
  2019 CSAD Alumni Survey
  2019 CSAD Employer Survey
  Advisory Meeting minutes: See "Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes" Section Below
  2017-2019 IPE training Flyers
     
3.3B  An effective speech-language pathology program is planned and delivered in an organized, sequential, and integrated manner to allow each student to meet the program’s established learning goals and objectives and develop into a competent speech-language pathologist.
● The program must demonstrate how the courses and clinical experiences are organized and sequenced and allow for integration across all elements of the program.
  Course Syllabi: CSAD Handbooks Page
  CSAD Catalogue 
  calipso-competencies.pdf
  Faculty Meeting minutes: See "Faculty Meeting Minutes" Section Below
  Advisory Meeting minutes: See "Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes" Section Below
  Curriculum Committee: See " CSAD Faculty and Staff Committees" link at top of this page
 Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders Graduate Student Benchmarks Presentation
  Department Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
   Featured Curriculum Strands: See "Additional Degree & Program Information" section of CSAD Degrees & Programs page
  structured-hierarchical-integrated-training-grad
     
 3.4B An effective speech-language pathology program is organized and delivered in such a manner that the diversity of society is reflected in the program.
● The program must provide evidence that issues related to diversity are infused throughout the academic and clinical program.
  Course Syllabi:CSAD Handbooks Page
  Clock hours Form-CALIPSO: Review on site
  Student Evaluations-CALIPSO (demographics): Review on site
  Site Evaluations Form-CALIPSO (demographics): Review on site
     
3.5B  An effective speech-language pathology program is organized so that the scientific and research foundations of the profession are evident.
● The program must demonstrate the procedures used to verify that students obtain knowledge in
o the basic sciences and statistics;
o basic science skills (e.g., scientific methods, critical thinking);
o the basics of communication sciences (e.g., acoustics, linguistics, and neurological processes of speech, language, and hearing).
● The program must demonstrate how the curriculum provides opportunities for students to
o understand and apply the scientific bases of the profession, o understand and apply research methodology,
o become knowledgeable consumers of research literature,
o become knowledgeable about the fundamentals of evidence-based practice, o apply the scientific bases and research principles to clinical populations.
  Course Syllabi:CSAD Handbooks Page
  CSAD Catalogue 
  CSAD MS Admissions: See "Master Of Science In Communication Sciences And Disorders" section of Degrees and Programs page
  Faculty CVs: posted on CSAD "Meet Us" page
  CSAD 148 Syllabi
  calipso-competencies.pdf
  CPD Flier January 2019: See "Professional Development Fliers" Section Below
  Methods Class syllabi CSAD 228A CSAD 228B CSAD 228C CSAD 242A CSAD 242B CSAD 242C
  CSAD Undergraduate Research Symposium: 2019-csad-undergraduate-research-symposium.pdf
  CSAD 500 T & P Catalogue description
  CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
     
3.6B The clinical education component of an effective entry-level speech-language pathology program is planned for each student so that there is access to a base of individuals who may be served that is sufficient to achieve the program’s stated mission and goals and includes a variety of clinical settings, populations, and age groups. The comprehensive clinical experiences must include direct contact with individuals seeking service, consultation, recordkeeping, and administrative duties relevant to professional service delivery in speech-language pathology.
● The program must demonstrate that it has mechanisms to develop comprehensive plans of clinical educational experiences so that each student has an opportunity to
o experience the breadth and depth of clinical practice, 
 obtain experiences with diverse populations,
o obtain a variety of clinical experiences in different work settings, 
obtain experiences with appropriate equipment and resources,
o learn from experienced speech-language pathologists who will serve as effective clinical educators.
  CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
  structured-hierarchical-integrated-training-grad
  2019-csad-ms-clinic-performance-improvement-plan-template.pdf
  All Course Syllabi: CSAD Handbooks Page
  Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  CSAD Catalogue 
  Student Records: Review on site
     
3.7B An effective speech-language pathology program ensures that clinical education is provided in a manner that supports student development so that each student is prepared to enter professional practice. The type and structure of the clinical education is commensurate with the development of knowledge and skills of each student.
● The program must demonstrate that the procedures used in clinical education ensure that student development is supported and that each student acquires the independence needed to enter professional practice.
● The program must demonstrate that the clinical education component of the program is structured to be consistent with the knowledge and skills levels of each student.
  Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  Progress to degree spreadsheet: Review on site
  CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
  CSAD Catalogue 
   CSAD Handbooks Page
  Internship Handbooks: CSAD Handbooks Page
   Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders Graduate Student Benchmarks Presentation
     
3.8B Clinical education is provided in a manner that ensures that the welfare of each person served by a student and clinical educator team is protected and in accordance with recognized standards of ethical practice and relevant federal and state regulations.
● The program must demonstrate that the supervision provided to each student is adjusted to ensure that the specific needs are met for each individual who is receiving services.
● The program must demonstrate that the procedures used in clinical education ensure that the welfare of each person being served by the student and clinical educator team is protected.
● The program must demonstrate that the services provided by the student and clinical educator team are in accordance with recognized standards of ethical practice and relevant federal and state regulations.
  Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  Specialized training in the areas of HIPAA, bloodborne pathogens, and more
  Course Syllabi: CSAD Handbooks Page
  calipso-competencies.pdf
   Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders Graduate Student Benchmarks Presentation
   ALL Clinic Forms: Review on site
   Clinic webpage
     
3.9B Clinical education obtained in external placements is governed by agreements between the program and the external facility and is monitored by program faculty.
● The program must have evidence of valid agreements (written or electronic) with all active external facilities in which students are placed for clinical practicum experiences.
● The program must have written policies regarding the role of students in the selection of externship sites and the placement of students in the sites.
● The program must have written policies that describe the processes used by the program to select and place students in external facilities.
● The program must have written policies and procedures that describe the processes used to determine whether a clinical site has the appropriate clinical population and personnel to provide an appropriate clinical education experience for each student.
● The program must have processes to ensure that the clinical education in external facilities is monitored by the program to verify that educational objectives are met.
  Clinic Handbook:CSAD Handbooks Page
  csad-ms-school-internship-master-clinician-intake-form
  Internship Handbooks:CSAD Handbooks Page
  CALIPSO- Site Information: Review on site
  CALIPSO-Site Evaluation: Review on site
  Clinic Handbook:CSAD Handbooks Page
  calipso-competencies.pdf
  CSAD Catalogue 
  csad-ms-student-internship-placement-agreement
     
 3.10B An effective entry-level speech-language pathology program ensures that its students know the expectations regarding their exercise of the highest level of academic and clinical integrity during all aspects of their education.
● The program must have written policies and procedures that describe program expectations of student behavior with regard to academic and clinical conduct.
● The program must have policies and procedures that describe the processes used to address violations of academic and clinical conduct, including, but not limited to, plagiarism, dishonesty, and all aspects of cheating, and violations of ethical practice.
  Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  calipso-competencies.pdf
  csad-ms-student-internship-applicaiton
  Course Syllabi: CSAD 295M and CSAD 295P
   CSAD Handbooks Page
   Univerity Office of Student Conduct https://www.csus.edu/student/osc/
   Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders Graduate Student Benchmarks Presentation
     
 Standard 4.0 Students 
4.1 The program criteria for accepting students for graduate study in audiology or speech-language pathology meet or exceed the institutional policy for admission to graduate study.   CSUS Graduate Studies Admission Criteria
  CSAD MS Admissions: See "Master Of Science In Communication Sciences And Disorders" section of Degrees and Programs page
  CSAD Catalogue 
  CSDCAS website
  2019 CSAD MS Application workshop presentation
  Undergrad Major Orientation PowerPoint
     
4.2 The program makes reasonable adaptations in curriculum, policies, and procedures to accommodate differences among individual students.   CSAD 143 Course Syllabus
  CALIPSO Clinic/Internship demographics Data:  review on site
  MS Program Application Essay Prompt: csad-ms-application-admissions.pdf
  Multicultural Experience Application Criteria: csad-ms-application-admissions.pdf
  CSAD 219 Course Syllabus
  CBEST & TOEFFEL requirements for Admissions:  csad-ms-application-admissions.pdf
  CSAD 242A Syllabi-intensive writing
  University  Services to Students with Disabilities (SSWD)
  Course Syllabi: CSAD Handbooks Page
  Equitable-Treatment-and-other-Campus-Policies.pdf
  csad-ms-english-profiicency-policy.pdf
     
4.3 The program has policies and procedures for identifying the need to provide intervention for each student who does not meet program expectations for the acquisition of knowledge and skills in the academic and clinical components of the program.   Didactic Course Syllabi contain formative LOCs:CSAD Handbooks Page
  Clinical Courses are alligned to formative and summative competencies: calipso-competencies.pdf
  Standard Clinic and Internship Grading Policy
  2019-csad-ms-clinic-performance-improvement-plan-template.pdf
 Department level Performace Improvement Plan
  Department Tutor Available: Review onsite
  Clinic Handbook:CSAD Handbooks Page
  CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
   Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders Graduate Student Benchmarks Presentation
  Department Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
 Standardized Clinic Lesson Plan
     
4.4 Students are informed about the program's policies and procedures, expectations regarding academic integrity and honesty, ethical practice, degree requirements, and requirements for professional credentialing.   Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  Department Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  Advising Resources for Current & Prospective Students
 CSAD Catalogue 
   Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders Graduate Student Benchmarks Presentation
  CSAD 250 Syllabi
 Presentation: California License & RPE/CF; California Credential, ASHA CCC
  CSAD 146 Syllabi
  Department Policies on Academic Dishonesty
  University Policies on Academic Dishonesty
  CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
  Course Syllabi: CSAD Handbooks Page
     
 4.5 Students are informed about the processes that are available to them for filing a complaint against the program.   csad-student-complaints-and-unlawful-conduct.pdf
  Department and Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  CSAD Catalogue 
  ASHA complaints process posted on this page
  WASC accredidtation concerns process posted on this page
  Equitable-Treatment-and-other-Campus-Policies.pdf 
     
4.6 Students receive advising on a regular basis that pertains to both academic and clinical performance and progress.   Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  Advising Resources for Current & Prospective Students
   Example of Program of Study letter
  CSAD Catalogue 
  Course Syllabi: CSAD Handbooks Page
   Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders Graduate Student Benchmarks Presentation
  CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
  CSAD 242A Syllabus
  2019-csad-ms-clinic-performance-improvement-plan-template.pdf
  Department level Performace Improvement Plan
  Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
  University Student Support Services: Red Folder
     
4.7 The program documents student progress toward completion of the graduate degree and professional credentialing requirements.   Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders Graduate Student Benchmarks Presentation
  CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
  Progress to degree spreadsheet: Review on site
  Example of Program of Study letter
  CALIPSO Clock Hours: Review on site
  CALIPSO KASA by Student: Review on site
  Completion rates 
     
     
4.8 The program makes the documentation of student progress toward completing the graduate degree and meeting professional credentialing requirements available to its students to assist them in qualifying for the credential(s).   Unversity Records Management Policy
  CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
  CSUS Student Portal-Academic Requirements page (Student Center- MySacState): Review on site
   Graduate Coordinator Letter to Admitted Apllicants Example
  Example of Program of Study letter
 csad-250-credentialing-presentation.pdf
  CSAD MS Timeline to Completion Handout
  Progress to degree spreadsheet: Review on site
  Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders Graduate Student Benchmarks Presentation
     
4.9 Students are provided information about student support services available within the program and institution.   Advising Resources for Current & Prospective Students
  Course Syllabi: CSAD Handbooks Page
  Department Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  CSAD Catalogue
  University Student Support Services: Red Folder
     
4.10 The program must adhere to its institutional policies and procedures to verify that a student who registers for a distance education course or program is the same student who participates in and completes the program and receives the academic credit.  Not Applicable
     
 Standard 5.0 Assessment 
5.1 The program regularly assesses student learning.   CALIPSO-KASA-2017.pdf
  Office of Academic Program Assessment (OAPA)
  Graduate Coordinator Reports: See "Graduate Coordinator Report" Section Below
  2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-bs-and-csad2b.pdf 
   2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-ms-and-credential.pdf
  2019-csad-ms-clinical-experience-survey.pdf
  csad-alumni-survey-2019-blank.pdf
  employer-survey-2019-blank.pdf
  Advisory Meeting minutes: See "Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes" Section Below
  Clinic Handbook: CSAD Handbooks Page
  2019-ms-csad-exit-survey-blank.pdf
  Course Syllabi: CSAD Handbooks Page 
  CALIPSO KASA by Student: Review on site
     
5.2 The program conducts ongoing and systematic formative and summative assessments of the performance of its students.    Course Syllabi: CSAD Handbooks Page
  2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-bs-and-csad2b.pdf 
   2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-ms-and-credential.pdf
  CSAD Department Mission and Goals
  CALIPSO KASA by Student: Review on site
  calipso-competencies.pdf
     
5.3 The program administers regular and ongoing assessment protocols to evaluate the quality of the program and to facilitate continuous quality improvement.   2019-ms-csad-exit-survey-blank.pdf
  2019 ms csad Signature Assignement
  Clinical Experience Survey
  2019-spring-csad-undergraduate-exit-survey-blank.pdf  
  2019-spring-csad-undergraduate-exit-survey-addendum-blank.pdf
  Office of Academic Program Assessment (OAPA)
  Sample Didactic Course Evaluation
  Sample Clinical Course Evaluation
  csad-internship-site-evaluation-forms
  csad-internship-master-clinician-evaluation-form
  employer-survey-2019-blank.pdf
  csad-alumni-survey-2019-blank.pdf
  Learning Outcome Assessment:  review on site
  calipso-competencies.pdf
   Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
  Advisory Meeting minutes: See "Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes" Section Below
  For Praxis results see "CSAD M.S. and Au.D. Student Achievement Data/Student Outcome Data" section on this page
  CSAD 143 Syllabus
  CSAD 148 Syllabus
  CSAD 242A Syllabus
  CSAD 250 Syllabus
  CSAD 500C Syllabus CSAD 500T Syllabus
  Clinical Methods and Didactic Syllabi available on CSAD Handbooks Page
     
5.4 The program uses the results of its ongoing programmatic assessments for continuous quality improvement and evaluates the improvements.    Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
   Annual ASHA report: review on site
  2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-bs-and-csad2b.pdf  
  2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-ms-and-credential.pdf
  Office of Academic Program Assessment (OAPA)
     
5.5 The percentage of students who are enrolled on the first census date of the program and complete the program within the program’s published academic terms meets or exceeds the CAA’s established threshold.   Department Policies and Procedures: CSAD Handbooks Page
  CSAD Catalogue 
  Retreat Minutes- Grad Coord updates: Faculty Meeting minutes: Available onsite upon request
 Department tracked Data: See "CSAD M.S. and Au.D. Student Achievement Data/Student Outcome Data" section on this page
   Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
   Department tracked completers data: Review onsite
   Plan of Study letter upon admission
     
5.6 The percentage of test-takers who pass the Praxis® Subject Assessments in audiology or speech-language pathology meets or exceeds the CAA’s established threshold.   See "CSAD M.S. and Au.D. Student Achievement Data/Student Outcome Data" section on this page
  Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
  PRAXIS tracking spreedsheet: Review onsite
     
5.7 The percentage of program graduates who are employed in the profession or pursuing further education in the profession within 1 year of graduation meets or exceeds the CAA’s established threshold.    See "CSAD M.S. and Au.D. Student Achievement Data/Student Outcome Data" section on this page
   Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
   Employment rate tracking: Review onsite
     
5.8 The program demonstrates how it uses the results of its analyses of success in meeting the established CAA thresholds for program completion rate, Praxis® Subject Assessments pass rate, and employment rate or the rate of continuation of education in the field for continuous quality improvement at the programmatic level.   Graduate Coordinator Reports: See "Graduate Coordinator Report" Section Below
  2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-bs-and-csad2b.pdf  
    2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-ms-and-credential.pdf
  Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
  Advisory Meeting minutes: See "Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes" Section Below
  Department tracked Data: See "CSAD M.S. and Au.D. Student Achievement Data/Student Outcome Data" section on this page
  Office of Academic Program Assessment (OAPA)
     
5.9 The program regularly evaluates and documents the results of the assessment of all faculty and staff to determine their effectiveness in delivering a thorough and current program.   CSAD Catalogue
  Department Appointment, Retention, Tenure and Promotion (ARTP) Procedures
  Annual Staff Evaluations template
  Sample Didactic Course Evaluation
  Sample Clinical Course Evaluation
  Clinical Experience Survey
  2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-bs-and-csad2b.pdf 
   2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-ms-and-credential.pdf
   Office of Academic Program Assessment (OAPA)
     
5.10 The faculty and staff involved in delivering the program to students use the results of the evaluation of their performance to guide continuous professional development that facilitates the delivery of a high quality program.   CSAD Catalogue 
  Department Appointment, Retention, Tenure and Promotion (ARTP) Procedures
  Annual Staff Evaluations template
  Sample Didactic Course Evaluation
  Sample Clinical Course Evaluation
  2019-csad-ms-clinical-experience-survey.pdf
  2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-bs-and-csad2b.pdf 
  2019-csad-department-assessment-plan-ms-and-credential.pdf
  Office of Academic Program Assessment (OAPA)
     
5.11 The individual responsible for the program of professional education seeking accreditation effectively leads and administers the program.    Department Chair Vitae
   2019-csad-department-chair-survey-blank.pdf
  CSAD Department Organizational Chart
  Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
     
 Standard 6.0 Program Resources 
     
6.1 The institution provides adequate financial support to the program so that it can achieve its stated mission and goals.   CSAD Department Mission and Goals:  CSAD Homepage
  Budget contained in ASHA Report: Review onsite
     
6.2 The institution provides adequate support to the program so that its faculty and staff have the opportunities to maintain continuing competence.   sample-campus-grants-and-professional-development-awards
  Faculty CVs: posted on CSAD "Meet Us" page
     
6.3  The program has adequate physical facilities (classrooms, offices, clinical space, research laboratories) that are accessible, appropriate, safe, and sufficient to achieve the program's mission and goals.   Floorplan Folsom 1st floor: Review on site
  Floorplan Folsom 2nd Floor: Review on site
  Faculty Meeting minutes: Review onsite
     
6.4 The program's equipment and educational and clinical materials are appropriate and sufficient to achieve the program's mission and goals.   Supply Room inventory: See Handbooks page
  Calibration records
     
6.5 The program has access to an adequate technical infrastructure to support the work of the students, faculty, and staff. The technical infrastructure includes access to the Internet, the online and physical resources of the library, and any streaming or videoconferencing facilities needed for the program to meet its mission and goals   Department Strategic Plans and Goals
  Library resources
     
6.6 The program has access to clerical and technical staff that is appropriate and sufficient to support the work of the students, faculty, and staff. The access is appropriate and sufficient for the program to meet its mission and goals.   Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Org Chart
  College of Health and Human Services Org Chart
     

Advisory Board Agendas/Minutes

Title Revised
 Advisory -board-2019-april-meeting-minutes  09/23/2019
 Note: No advisory Board Meeting in Fall 2018  due to campus closures resulting from wildfires. Fall 2018 meeting was held in January 2019: Advisory-board-2019-january-meeting-minutes   09/23/2019
 Advisory-Board-2018-April-Meeting-Minutes  08/01/2019
 Advisory-Board-2017-November-Meeting-Minutes  08/01/2019
 Advisory-board-2017-april-meeting-minutes  09/23/2019
 Advisory-board-2016-november-meeting-minutes  09/23/2019
 Advisory-Board-2016-April-Meeting-Minutes  08/01/2019
 Advisory-Board-2015-November-Meeting-Minutes  08/01/2019

Graduate Coordinator Report

Professional Development Fliers

Title Revised
prof-dev-2014-fall-instruction-clinical-supervision-slp-university-training-programs-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2015-fall-instruction-clinical-supervision-slp-university-training-programs-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2015-fall-medical-private-practice-internship-onsite-supervisor-student-workshop-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2015-fall-multiple-opposition-Systemic-approach-target-selection-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2015-spring-csad-public-school-internship-Supervision-university-training-program-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2015-spring-instruction-clinical-supervision-slp-university-training-programs-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2016-fall-csad-public-school-internship-Supervision-university-training-program-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2016-fall-dysfluency-workshop-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2016-fall-instruction-clinical-supervision-slp-university-training-programs-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2016-fall-slpa-orientation-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2016-spring-csad-public-school-internship-Supervision-university-training-program-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2016-spring-instruction-clinical-supervision-csad-university-training-programs-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2017-fall-csad-public-school-internship-Supervision-university-training-program-flyer .pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2017-fall-instruction-clinical-supervision-csad-university-training-programs-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2017-spring-csad-public-school-internship-Supervision-university-training-program-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2017-spring-instruction-clinical-supervision-csad-university-training-programs-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2017-spring-supervision-models-strategies-clinical-educators.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2017-summer-slpa-orientation-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2018-fall-csad-public-school-internship-Supervision-university-training-program-flyer .pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2018-fall-instruction-clinical-supervision-csad-university-training-programs-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2018-fall-slpa-orientation-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2018-spring-csad-public-school-internship-Supervision-university-training-program-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2018-spring-instruction-clinical-supervision-csad-university-training-programs-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2018-summer-slpa-orientation-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2019-fall-csad-public-school-internship-Supervision-university-training-program-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2019-spring-csad-public-school-internship-Supervision-university-training-program-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019
prof-dev-2019-spring-instruction-clinical-supervision-csad-university-training-programs-flyer.pdf  8/1/2019