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  • Renewal Application checklist- indicate whether applying for Clinical or Administrative/Academic track
  • BCS-S Renewal Application
  • Curriculum vitae including documentation of minimum of 3 years clinical experience in swallowing and swallowing disorders during 5 year period from receiving BCS-S or previous renewal. Specify how and where this experience was obtained with the pediatric and/or adult populations. For members in Academic/Administrative Track, documentation of academic position and teaching responsibilities must be included for Academic. For Administrative, the candidate must hold an official administrative position (e.g. supervisor, lead therapist, manager, director).  Proof of required number of clock hours pertinent to the track are necessary.  
  • Proof of attendance and completion of continuing education (12.5 CE units over 5 years) with some CE accrued each of the years.  A portion of the CEUs need to be in-person events. 
  • Written narrative of evidence of continued advanced skills in swallowing, and swallowing disorders as demonstrated by documentation of professional activities over the past 5 years in one or more of the categories listed below. List relative bulleted items below each category. Reference curriculum vitae, when applicable, rather than repeating information.
    • Education/Mentorship
    • Leadership
    • Scholarship/Research
  • Biographical summary (250 word) updating your new or ongoing professional status and the reasons for your interest in renewing BCS-S
  • $150.00 non-refundable application fee