Placement Info

Students entering this program must meet specific placement requirements by a specified deadline to be eligible for placement with our community partners.

Information for Placement Providers

Lambton College is always looking for placement providers. If you are interested in becoming a Communicative Disorders Assistant placement provider, please review the information below for placement requirements.

Placement Provider Checklist

  • Provide observational and application of screening patients
  • Provide observational and application of developing, implementing, modifying and evaluating treatment plans for patients
  • Complete a midterm and final evaluation of the student's performance
  • Provide 245 hours of supervision from a Registered Speech Language Pathologist/Audiologist.

Faculty is not on site, but will have continuous contact with the student and placement location throughout the process to address any questions or concerns.

Student Documentation

In addition to the knowledge students will bring to the placement, they will also have obtained all of the below documentation

  • Passport to Placement: Criminal Reference Check and up-to-date Health Immunizations
  • Bill 18: AODA, WHMIS, Health and Safety, Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence, and Workplace Violence

Insurance Coverage

All unpaid field placement students are covered by WSIB or Private Insurance from The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skill Development (MAESD). You are required to sign a copy of the Letter to Placement Employer and send back to the College. Lambton College will need to know if you carry WSIB or Private Insurance, as we match the type of provider you have when making a claim.

Should an incident or injury occur while the student is on placement, students are aware of the procedure for reporting incidents and it is their responsibility to reach out to their faculty supervisor.

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