First Bite #176 – March 16, 2022

Servant Leadership for the Speech-Language Pathologist

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

Course Description

In this episode, Michelle is joined once again by Brooke Beilman, MS CCC-SLP, (from episode #4 Understanding Dysphagia Podcast: “Head and Neck Cancer”). Fun fact, Brooke and Michelle are equally passionate about evidenced-based dysphagia treatment as they are about leadership! And y’all, that’s what they are covering today… leadership. Tune in as Brook shares insight into different leadership styles, her favorite resources to learn how to grow as a leader, strategies for working through differences in leadership styles…and most importantly why leadership growth is important to the clinician in the field. By time Brooke and Michelle are done, their goal is that you will feel inspired to lead peers with passion and joy!


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

  • Leadership and two different leadership styles.
  • 3 resources to learn to become a leader in the field of speech-language pathology.
  • 3 resources/strategies for addressing differences in leadership styles.


Brooke Beilman, MS CCC-SLP

Brooke Beilman, MS CCC-SLP is a full-time member of Tactile Medical’s Oncology Team, a board member for Dysphagia Outreach Project, an affiliate for Medbridge, and has collaborated with, and Tactus Therapy on affiliate projects. She is certified in NMES, myofascial release, and MDTP. She is the recipient of the ASHA ACE Award, founder of Servant Leadership, member of the Medical SLP Collective, and member of SIG 13. Brooke has presented at the state and national levels, has been a guest on the Understanding Dysphagia Podcast: Episode 4 “Head and Neck Cancer”, and has been the host and guest speaker for several continuing education webinars with the Medical SLP Collective, Tactile Medical, and