Speech Pathologist Skills List

Speech Pathologist Skills for Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews

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Here's a list of speech pathologist skills for resumes, cover letters, job applications and interviews. Required skills will vary based on the job for which you're applying, so also review our list of skills listed by job and type of skill.

Speech Pathologist Skills

A - C

  • Advocating for Patients and Families
  • Analytical
  • Assessing Effectiveness of Programs
  • Attention to Detail
  • Care Plans
  • Caregiver Education
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Complying with Ethical and Legal Standards
  • Consultations
  • Consulting
  • Controlling Quality
  • Counseling
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service

D – L

  • Demonstrating Flexibility
  • Diagnostic
  • Documentation
  • Documenting Treatment Plans and Progress
  • Educating Patients and Family Members
  • Examinations
  • Empathy
  • Establish Treatment Goals
  • Evaluation
  • Facilitating Team Meetings
  • Foreign Language
  • Hearing Screening
  • Human Relations
  • Interacting Effectively with Diverse Clientele
  • Keeping Up With Trends for Treatment

M - R

  • Mathematical
  • Modeling Appropriate Articulation
  • Negotiation
  • Non-Medical Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Observation
  • Organizational
  • Patience
  • Patient Education
  • Patient Service Skills
  • Persuasive
  • Planning Treatment
  • Problem Solving
  • Reducing Accents
  • Remediating Stuttering
  • Reporting
  • Research

S -  W

  • Screening
  • Selection and Use of Broadband and Autism Specific Screening Tools
  • Sign Language
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Supervisory
  • Teaching
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Training Utilizing Adaptive Equipment
  • Treatment Plans
  • Verbal Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Writing

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