Professional Development Manager
Edel graduated with a BSc. in Clinical Speech and Language Studies from Trinity College, Dublin in 2001 and has worked primarily with adult populations across acute, community and residential services. Edel obtained a Masters in Healthcare Management from RCSI in 2010. Edel maintains a deep interest in ensuring standards of practice and competencies are met, maintained and developed within the Speech and Language Therapy profession. Key goals are to support the profession to build and implement an evidence base for speech and language therapy interventions through supporting research, implementing access to CPD opportunities and the development of evidence based standards of practice for Speech and Language Therapists. Edel is a member of IASLT Council and is a Council link for the MRA. Edel aslo currently chairs the IASLT Professional Development and Ethics Committee and is a member of the HSCP Professional Development Network.