Cultivating Care Within Problem Behavior While Serving People For the last few months, my family has had to make some really tough medical decisions with and for a beloved family member. Like many people, we are faced with caring for ourselves, our children, and loved ones at different points in their lives. It's made me … Continue reading For The Sake of Human Dignity
Burnout, Implosion, and Learning to Breathe (again and deeply) as a Clinician There are two moments in my life where I could place a finger on burnout. The first time, I was an undergraduate. And I called my mother wondering if I should complete college. I was tired …my insides were tired. Looking back, I … Continue reading Save Yourself
Why Pruning Matters... My favorite flowers are Tulips. But I especially love Peonies and Hydrangeas. Fortunately, #TraderJoes keeps a nice stock of fresh flowers and I travel there almost weekly. Though I love flowers, I am a *clears throat * low activity individual when it comes for the care that fresh flowers require. On my … Continue reading Being the Same Will Not Do
…and why behavior science practice requires more I recently took my daughter out on a coveted target trip...while an errand for me, it was a big deal for her. She was searching for a new doll. And being a toy aficionado, I know that the best dolls, may not be found at Target. But this … Continue reading The Shiny New Toy
I see many colleagues in speech or even learning specialists discuss being private pay and the woes in finding clients. They also discuss the ease in documentation. While, I am in a group who thinks that documentation standards should be adhered to no matter private pay or third party reimbursement, I do believe that pricing … Continue reading If You’re Private Pay, Rethink your Pricing Structure…NOW.
When The Feeling of TOO MUCH visits and Stays a While A friend of mine told me I was 'Managing Weariness' as she responded to my Voxer message to her. In retrospect, maybe it was an SOS call on my part. But she responded and said "Landria like so many women (of color) you are … Continue reading Managing Weariness in Clinical Leadership
Why a Failure Culture Matters in Building Clinical Leaders and Teaching Shared Leadership Everyone is a Leader. This is where I begin. Not all leaders are ready for all tasks, information, nor responsibility. The concept of Shared Leadership speaks to the fact that no matter your role, you are a leader. In short, Lead Where … Continue reading Welcoming Failure in Clinical Leadership
How Comparison Gets a Clinical Leader In Trouble and the Impact on Company Culture It's all over Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. Pictures of the wonderful lives of people; companies; and families. And comments follow with the hashtag of #relationship goals. And then maybe statements of admiration follow that include "you are so amazing". And I always … Continue reading #Relationship Goals
It's not a stretch to think of Responding to Microaggressions. It's a heightened and measured level of thoughtful path in the 'how'. Based upon my last blog and the response of questions, I decided to video and talk. https://www.facebook.com/LandriaSLPGURU/videos/698728110510410/ Here are some take-aways in responding to Microaggressions: Use the guided and clear communication approach of … Continue reading Responding to Microaggressions with Corrective Feedback, Planned Ignoring, and Personalized Systems of Instruction
Adulting in Supervision of people of ethnic and cultural diversity should be asking why in a growing field...the seats at the table still visually look the same.