Application Checklist & Forms
Effective January 1, 2014
For the Administrative Track, 100 clinical hours in dysphagia are required each of the 3 years prior to applying for the BCS-S, but in addition, the applicant must have a total of 450 total hours in the 4 years (48 months) prior to application date. This change meets the ASHA requirement for board certification.
Effective January 2, 2018
All applicants must document receipt of at least 7.5 CEUs that relate to dysphagia within the last 3 years. A minimum of 4.5 of the CEUs need to be ASHA sponsored courses and up to 3.0 of the CEUs may be non-ASHA sponsored continuing education activities. In addition, 3.0 of the 7.5 CEUs must be from in-person conferences.
Applicants whose primary hours in working with persons with dysphagia are completed in a private practice setting must show proof of billing for dysphagia services using the appropriate billing codes.
Microsoft Word format: Checklist and Application Form
Online form: Checklist and Application Form
Microsoft Word format: Recommendation Form
Online form: Recommendation Form
Verification of Hours Form
Microsoft Word format: Verification of Hours Form
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Please make sure all sections of the application are complete and your application is typed. Any handwritten applications will NOT be accepted.