Patricia A. Mercaitis
B.A., Boston College, 1971; M.A., UMass Amherst, 1979; Ph.D., UMass Amherst, 1983
Supervision, Counseling, Fluency Disorders, Meditation
My research has focused on the supervision process and skill acquisition process in the speech language pathology area. I have now expanding that to include virtual mentoring and telesupervision.
Mercaitis, P.A. (2011). Virtual mentoring and telesupervision. In proceedings of the 2011 University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute Conference: Mentoring across disciplines. October 26-29, 2011.
Cronen, M. P. & Mercaitis, P. A. (1998). Augmentative and alternative communication for individuals with severe speech impairments. Chapter in E. Harris Nober & C.M. Seymour, (Eds.) Introduction to Communication Disorders - A Multicultural Approach, p.205-224.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (1996, March). Guidelines for the training, credentialing, use and supervision of speech-language pathology assistants. ASHA, 38 (Suppl. 15).
Perkins, J. & Mercaitis, P.A. (1995) A guide for supervisors and students in clinical practicum. The Clinical Supervisor, 13, 2, 67-78.
Mercaitis, P.A. (1993). A supervisory method for prepracticum skill development. The Clinical Supervisor, v. 11, p.179-188.