Jessica Dunley, MS CCC-SLP, CBIS
Jessica Dunley, Clinical Education Coordinator for Communication Sciences and Disability Programs, has been selected to participate in the 2022 American Association of Speech-Language Pathologists Leadership Development Program.
From a competitive national survey, ASHA annually selects only 30 speech-language-hearing professionals with leadership potential to participate in an intensive training program. Participants come from a variety of educational and medical organizations to collaborate on new initiatives related to speech and hearing science. Cohorts also have monthly meetings with industry leaders for personalized mentorship and strategy training. The program culminates each spring with a professional culminating project and presentation tied to each participant’s career goals and expertise.
“We are delighted to have been selected for this fascinating leadership program. Our cohort is an amazing mix of researchers and clinicians with a strong sense of professional optimism and service. We want to use our strengths to serve communities with communication differences.We want to diversify our profession and equip new clinicians with the tools they need to succeed in today’s educational and healthcare environment. This is a great opportunity and I am humbled to have been selected.
Danley joined the Communication Sciences and Disorders program in January 2021. In her role as Clinical Education Coordinator, she teaches undergraduate and graduate level coursework, oversees clinical operations at the U of A Speech and Hearing Clinic, and leads clinical programs in Brain Injury and Speech. and swallowing service.
About the University of Arkansas Speech-Hearing Clinic:The University of Arkansas Speech and Hearing Clinic is a university-affiliated clinic that has provided comprehensive speech, language, and hearing services since 1960. Located on campus, the clinic serves as a clinical training and research lab for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at the university. Communication Science and Disability Program. The clinic has faculty members with extensive experience providing interventions for individuals with communication disorders, as well as mentoring and supervising graduate and undergraduate students.