An updated reference on outcomes in speech-language pathology. Based on the pioneering work of Carol C. Frattali, Outcomes in Speech-Language Pathology, Second Edition provides readers with a focused, comprehensive review of current policies, principles, and practices pertaining to outcome measurement in speech-language pathology with particular emphasis on healthcare. It is a unique text that covers outcomes in speech-language pathology practices within the context of contemporary issues across work settings that include clinical practice, applied clinical research, and graduate education. Key Features: The only text that specifically focuses on outcome measurement in speech-language pathology Major themes from the first edition are revisited in light of the impact of contemporary issues and shifts in emphasis in outcomes, including: The prominence of the WHO-ICF as a conceptual model for intervention. The impact of public policies and federal mandates. Emphasis on value-based, cost-effective clinical healthcare services. Growing transparency in organizational performance in accreditation processes - The weight currently placed on patient satisfaction and patient-reported outcomes - Outcomes assessment across stakeholders in school settings challenges and revised perspectives on the application of evidence-based practice. Increasing demand for applied effectiveness research to inform clinical practices. Renewed reliance on single subject experimental designs in SLP intervention research and the application of N=1 research designs to clinical practice. The growing emphasis on outcomes in graduate clinical education and supervision as well as in higher education. Directors and managers of clinical speech-language pathology programs in healthcare settings as well as clinical staff and supervisors will find this book to be a valuable tool.