2023-2024 / LOGO5001-1

General deontology of speech and language therapist


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in psychology and education : speech and language therapy3 crédits 


Adelaïde Blavier, Dominique Morsomme


Adelaïde Blavier

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

General overview:

- Definition of deontology, and its relationship to ethics and morals.
- Conditions that legitimate intervention in laguage evaluation and rehabilitation: requests, the notion of competence, professional ideals, privacy of information shared during professional contacts
- Detailed presentation of a deontological code and its relation to the deontological codes of other professions.
- Deontology in different sub-disciplines (clinical psychology, PMS, expert opinions, psychology of work, scientific research) and in relation to different populations (work by minors, elderly persons, experimental subjects)

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Show how principles and rules can be applied in real professional situations in accordance with a code of deontology.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Good level of French required (Erasmus students not accepted)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

No workshop

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Blended learning

Additional information:

Face-to-face, remote or podcast courses. 

Recommended or required readings

Student notes + readings + PowerPoint slide shows

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions )

Additional information:

The final score is based on a written exam consisting of two parts: closed questions (QCM) and open questions. The student must obtain a mark of at least 10/20 on the closed questions (QCM) in order for us to correct the open question(s). If you fail the closed questions, your final mark will correspond to the results you obtained on your closed questions. In the 2nd session, the student must sit both parts again.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

PowerPoint slide shows are on the "my ULg" website

Good level of French required (Erasmus students not accepted)


All questions will be answered during the oral session and will not be answered by email. Any student wishing to ask a question should contact Mrs Blavier during the oral session.

Professeur : Adelaide.Blavier@uliege.be
Professeur : dominique.morsomme@uliege.be
Assistants: Stephanie.Chartier@uliege.be et juliette.destine@uliege.be


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