On-line version ISSN 1982-0216
NARDI, Vanessa De; CARDOSO, Carla and ARAUJO, Roberto Paulo Correia de. Academic and professional training of speech and language pathology teachers in the state of Bahia. Rev. CEFAC [online]. 2012, vol.14, n.6, pp.1122-1138. Epub Apr 05, 2012. ISSN 1982-0216. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1516-18462012005000026.
PURPOSE: to analyze the qualification of teaching staff in Speech and Language Pathology toward the design of academic and professional profile of the same. METHOD: data dealing with the qualification of the universe of Speech and Language Pathology teachers were collected through a questionnaire specifically designed for this purpose and treated based on descriptive statistics. RESULTS: analysis showed the universe of 62 faculty members spread over four IES, mostly females and young, who had graduated in other states, and whose academic and professional training proved to be technical and specialized with the prerogative of technical knowledge being relevant to the profession. CONCLUSIONS: it is perceivable that, although with a qualification that mostly did not include the area of public health, teachers realize this need and seek, within the areas of performance, to set forth alliances with preventive actions.
Keywords : Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences; Education; Professional Practice; Public Health.