Part-Time Faculty Curriculum Vitae


Elizabeth Posner


ASHA #: 00970715      

ASHA certification: CCC-SLP   

CA License #: SP4274

Employment Status: (Employment status is based on the individual’s status assigned by the university.)


Academic Rank:


Role to this program (Select all that apply)

Clinical and Didactic Instructor  

Indicate program other than the accredited Master’s SLP program for which this faculty member contributes a percentage of their overall FTE.

Bachelors of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Tenure Status:

Non-tenured and not on a tenure track  

Indicate credentials this individual holds:

            State Licensure:  4274     State: CA

            Teaching: Rehabilitation Services Credential-Clear            State: CA  

Indicate the highest degree earned:


Degree, institution, year granted and field of study for all degrees earned:

Degree Earned

Institution Name

Year Granted

Field of Study


Occidental College


Cum Laude

Filmmaking for the Hard-of-Hearing




Speech Pathology


Percentage (in decimals) of FTE (workload) allocated to the graduate program for classroom teaching.  (Note: Apply the institution’s formula to calculate this.)


Other contributions allocated to the graduate program



Major specialty areas:

  • Adult Neuro.
  • Assessment
  • Language- Literacy
  • Child and Adult Apraxia
  • Dysphagia including Modified Barium Swallow
  • Right-Brain Injury Disorders/Executive Functioning
  • Articulation
  • Myofunctional Therapy
  • Child Language Disorders

Courses taught.  Provide the course number, course name, and term(s) taught:

Course Number

Course Name


Term(s) Taught

SPHP 112-04

Language Science & Development

SPHP Bachelor’s

Fall 2016

CSAD 112-04

Language Science & Development

SPHP Bachelor’s

Fall 2017

CSAD 112-04

Language Science & Development

SPHP Bachelor’s

Fall 2018 (Projected)


Publications and Presentations completed within the past 5 years. 2013-2018 ONLY


  • Presented 1-hour Mini Classes to Graduate Students in Areas of: Apraxia, Therapy Methods and Materials (Fall 2015 to present)
  • Held Extra Study Groups in Child Language Development and Science to Undergraduate Students as part of Taught Class, fall 2016
  • Goal-Writing Group Sessions
  • Lecture on Right Brain Strokes, co-presented with a neurologist to Methodist Hospital medical staff physicians for their CME credits

Activities related to clinical service delivery within the past 5 years. 2013-2018


Speech-Language Pathologist.  Owner and Director of Speech Pathology Practices, California and Boston

Hospital contracts included: Methodist Hospital, CPC Sierra Vista Psychiatric Hospital, Sutter-Davis Hospital, Massachusetts Respiratory Hospital, Milton Hospital, and Weymouth Hospital.

Skilled Nursing Facility contracts included (partial listing):  Bruceville Terrace, Alderson’s Convalescent Hospital, St. John’s Retirement Village, Sierra Healthcare, Courtyard Skilled Nursing Facility, and University Retirement Community.

Provided bedside swallowing assessments and therapy and instructed staff in feeding precautions.

Home Health Agency contracts included (partial listing): Sacramento Visiting Nurse Association, Davis Visiting Nurse Association, and a home health agency through JB&E Therapy.

Provided assessment and therapy to patients presenting with dysphagia, dysphasia, motor speech, and cognitive disorders.  Provided family members with swallowing safety techniques and language facilitation activities.

Private Clients included children and adults in my Sacramento, Davis and home offices, at the Merryhill School in Davis, in the Weymouth Hospital out-patient clinic and at Weymouth Therapy Associates.

Provided diagnostic and therapeutic services to children on the autism spectrum as well as those presenting with language-learning, phonemic awareness, executive functioning, language, speech, and myofunctional disorders.  Assessment and treatment provided to adult clients included voice, swallowing, and cognitive disorders.

Itinerant Speech-Language Pathologist, Woodland Joint Unified School District, Woodland, California (May 2014-June 2015)

On-call therapist, NCS Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Dixon, CA (2014 to 2016)

Provide individual and team out-patient therapy to patients sustaining traumatic brain injuries.

Clinical supervision experiences with the past 5 years  2013-2018

unct Faculty Member, part-time, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, California (August 2015 to present)

Supervise graduate and undergraduate students (often on two monitors simultaneously) in assessment techniques and treatment tools used with children and adults, videotape sessions, assign grades, hold conferences, conduct midterm and final self-evaluations, and provide report-writing formats. 

Supervisor, Total Education Solutions, Sacramento, CA

Private Practice Supervision included: supervising two CFY Speech-Language Pathology candidates as well as all my employees and staff, teaching report-writing, conducting monthly staff meetings, coordinating mini workshops with outside speakers, holding internal patient case presentations and reviews of research articles and new tests/materials. 

Professional development completed within the past 5 years.  2013-2018

  • Frazier Water Protocols for Patients with Dysphagia, Tom Franceschini and Kathy Panther, 2013-7 hours
  • Auditory or Language Processing Disorder: Sorting Out the Difference, Marlowe Fischer, 2013-7 hours
  • What’s APPening in Speech?  Ideas to Get the Most Out of Your iPad, Jackie Bryla, 3/13/14-Day 1 workshops
  • What’s APPening in Speech?  Ideas to Get the Most Out of Your iPad, 9/14-Day 2 workshops
  • Children Who Struggle to Speak: The Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol, Nancy Kaufman, 12/12/14
  • MIND Institute Conference, UCDMC: (8/8/14)
  • Woodcock-Johnson IV Tests of Oral Language, 6 hours, 9/18/14
  • Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile Standardizing Swallow Assessment (MBSImP ) Through the  MBS Study
  • Multiple Oppositions and Systematic Approach to Target Selection, Dr. Heather Thompson, 10/16/2015-2 hours
  • Westby: Play and Language: The Roots of Literacy Seminar- 4/1/16-6.0 hours.
  • Supervision, (fall 2015, spring 2016, fall 2016, spring 2017) CSUS-10 hours
  • Training Auditory Processing in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities, by Martha Burns (8/2016)-1 hour
  • NSSHLA Conference, “More Than Just Words”, Multiple Presenters, 2/20/2016-7.0 hrs.
  • CSUS Supervision-1/18/17-2.5 hours
  • The ABCs of Supervision: Preparation-Planning-Growth-Reality, 7 hours, 1/28/2017
  • CSUS Supervision-1/18/17-2.5 hours
  • ABCs of Supervision: Preparation-Planning-Growth-Reality, 7 hours, 1/28/2017 
  • Workshop-Supervision-CSUS-5/5/17-3 hours
  • CSUS Supervision-8/23/17-2.5 hours
  • CSHA Convention, 3/22-3/25/18-21 hours

Professionally related service activities for the past 5 years. 2013-2018

Presented “Pacing” techniques and materials to the SLPs in the Woodland Joint Unified School District (2015)

Provide supervision of three SLPAs, Total Education Solutions, 2016-17

Service on Departmental, College and University committees for the past 5 years. 2013-2018














Academic/Professional Honors and Recognition 2013-2018