Travel Guide

Tips For Meeting People When Traveling Solo

Traveling solo can sound scary, especially for three months at a time.  Have you thought about being a traveling therapist or traveling nurse but the idea of traveling alone is stopping you?  That is exactly how I felt when I was contemplating becoming a traveling therapist.  I was a single woman in my 20’s and …

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Doomed From the Start: A Traveler/Recruiter Relationship Built on Lies

This is my account of an encounter that I had with a travel therapy recruiter when I was a new travel therapist. I am sharing this specific story because I think it has a variety of red flags to watch for when speaking with new agencies and recruiters.  I think this is a good reminder why it is …

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How to Work Abroad as a Speech-Language Pathologist in Australia

Author: Tori Frost, MS CCC-SLP, CPSP   Thank you to Tori Frost blogger at Speech Down Under, originally from the United States, who is sharing her story on how she came to be an SLP in Australia. So You Want to Work Down Under? My Backstory: How did I come to be in Oz after graduating …

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7 Reasons to Attend The Traveler’s Conference 2017

2017 marks the 10th annual Traveler’s Conference, commonly referred to as TravCon, which is an annual conference for the traveling healthcare industry.  TravCon 2017 is going to be held September 17-19 at Bally’s in Las Vegas.  The Traveler’s Conference is a place to learn about the travel healthcare industry and network with others. Here are …

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Reasons to Work Aboard : From an Aussie Speech-Language Pathologist

Thrilled to share this guest post from fellow SLP Blogger Rebecca Reinking.  Rebecca is an Australian Speech-Language Pathologist who studied in Manchester, England, completed a volunteer assignment on the islands of Samoa and has worked in the United States. I am inspired by her adventures and places that she has gone as a Speech-Language Pathologist. Here are …

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3 Ways That Travel Therapy Can Advance Your Clinical Practice

Clinicians enter travel therapy for different reasons: adventure, traveling to new places, flexibility, etc.  For some clinicians, travel therapy may be a good way to enhance your clinical skills and expand your scope of practice.  Maybe your skills have plateaued at your current position or you want a new challenge. Being a traveler will introduce you …

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Gift Ideas for Your Traveling Healthcare Professional

Have a traveler in your life that is hard to shop for?  Join the club! We are not easy group to buy gifts for as our lives are very mobile and keeping “stuff” to a minimum is in our benefit. That being said, travelers tend to have specific hobbies and interests that keep us occupied …

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The Steps to Getting my California Speech-Language Pathologist License in 6 Weeks

Wanting to become licenced to work as a Speech-Language Pathologist in California but don’t know how to apply for the California SLP license? I totally understand this. I am hear to break down the steps on how to get a California SLP license! Actually, I long feared getting my California SLP license. Because, I heard …

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The Winding Road to Becoming a Traveling Speech Therapist

In the world of traveling healthcare professionals, everybody has a story. Deciding to take temporary contracts across the country when you could easily have a stable job in one location seems crazy and it is not for the faint of heart.  It is not just something that you wake up and decide to do. So …

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