Home Care Student Affiliation

Children’s Health Home Care is a proud partner with Speech Graduate programs across North Texas by participating in the education and training of students who are the future of our chosen professions.

Contact Information:

Christin Christopherson, M.S., CCC-SLP

Current Affiliation Sites

Speech Therapy Schools:

  • University of North Texas
  • University of Texas-Dallas
  • Texas Woman’s University
  • Texas Christian University

Steps to Become a Partner with Children’s Health Home Care

  1. Contact Clinical Educator to discuss
  2. Provide the following information:
    • Provide collegiate and clinical resume
  3. Additional comments:
    • All schools must have a legally binding contract in place before a student can be placed. Required information to begin this process:
      • Name of School
      • School Website
      • School Address
      • School Legal Contact Name/Email/Phone
    • Schools must agree to send at least one student per year in order to begin the contract process. 

About Children’s Health Home Care Speech-Language Pathology Internships/Practicums

  • All students are paired with 1 to 2 Clinical Instructors across the DFW Metroplex.  Therapy is conducted within the patients’ home or daycare.
  •  Students will have a variety of opportunities to observe other disciplines in the home during their internships.
  •  Students are required to complete one project during their internship/practicum.

Interview Process/Student In-Processing

  • All Students are required to participate in a pre-placement interview to be conducted at the Children’s Health Home Care office at the Plano Campus.
  • Once invited, the students will receive communication from Children’s Health Student Services defining the orientation process, including required documentation that will need to be returned prior to their start date

Student/Orientation Information

  • Students spend their first day in Orientation with the one of the Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Managers.  They will report to their Clinical Instructor on Day 2.
  • All students are provided with an orientation binder that clearly outlines objectives and requirements during the internship/practicum.

Other Information/Forms