Preparation for working in Low & Middle Income Countries


Working Abroad: Guidance for Allied Health Professionals

This is a comprehensive guide produced jointly by CTI and its sister organisations for Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy. Of particular interest to Speech and Language Therapists interested in working overseas. 73 pages include sections on:guidance pack

  • Preparing to work abroad, finding work, keeping safe, and returning home
  • Good practice guidance including approaches to working in low-income contexts, supervision and CPD, getting started in a new country, cultural awareness and promoting sustainability.
  • Dysphagia management: advice for practice in low income countries
  • Working abroad as a student practitioner
  • References for further key reading

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To download the guide, click here: Working Abroad Guidance for Allied Health Professionals 2014


Other resources available from CTI:

  • A resource pack with information about possible volunteer opportunities for Speech and Language Therapists abroad.
  • A list of specific organisations which will provide more information about specific areas of Speech and Language or communication therapy both in the UK and abroad.
  • A list of useful contacts which might provide funding, education, training and useful contacts during any overseas placements.