First Bite #75 – November 19, 2019

Clinical Supervision as told by the SLP President of DC!

(.1 ASHA and AOTA CEUs) For more info, click here.

Course Description

In this episode, Michelle is joined by the passionate and multiple-hat wearing Current President of the Washington D.C. Speech Language Hearing Association Kari Comer, MS CCC-SLP. In this critical hour Kari dispels fears, speaks truths, and carries you away with her call to action to “BE A Clinical Supervisor”! Our students and the future of our profession is reliant upon YOU to answer this call! This episode not only educates you to the upcoming ASHA 2020 Clinical Supervision requirement changes, but wait-for-it, it ALSO meets one of those requirements as a continuing education hour! Enjoy folks…and get ready to sign-up for a student soon!


By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to identify and describe:

  • 3 fears and/or misconceptions surrounding the role of a Clinical Supervisor.
  • 3 truths to dispel the fears and misconceptions surrounding the role of a Clinical Supervisor, as well as 2 resources to grow as a Clinical Supervisor.
  • 3 benefits of becoming a Clinical Supervisor.


Kari Comer, MS CCC-SLP

Kari Comer graduated with her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Alabama. She currently works at The George Washington University as a Clinical Supervisor, Adjunct Professor, and Outreach Coordinator. Kari has a wide range of clinical and supervisory experience and has worked in a variety of settings including home health, schools, and hospitals. Additionally, Kari has a strong interest in international collaboration and has taught and supervised with many organizations abroad. Kari is the current President of the DC Speech-Language-Hearing Association (DCSHA) and a former board member of the Washington, D.C. Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology through the Department of Health. She is a recipient of the 2016 Ten Outstanding Young American awards from Junior Chamber International for my professional accomplishments. Kari lives in Washington, DC and enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, and trying new restaurants in town.