This course will review key information needed to provide services to diverse populations. Information will include the importance of self-reflective practices to address our cultural knowledge and understanding, best practices for use of interpreters, use of appropriate methods in assessment and treatments, and important professional issues related to working effectively with this population.
This course meets the requirement for cultural competency training for Oregon licensees, but is relevant to professionals in all states.
Course created on January 29, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the need for examination of our personal views on diversity.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the purpose and appropriate use of interpreters, and the CLAS Standards that support their use.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify methods conducive to assessment and intervention with culturally and linguistically diverse groups.
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Marlene B. Salas-Provance
Dr. Salas-Provance is professor and Vice Dean in the Arizona School of Health Sciences at A.T. Stills University. She is an ASHA Fellow and recipient of ASHA’s Multicultural Award and International Achievement Award. She has taught a university course in cultural diversity and interpreter training for over 25 years to speech pathology graduate students. For the past 15 years, she has worked clinically with children with cleft palate in Spanish-speaking countries around the world and has included graduate students in this work. She recently (2019) co-authored a textbook on Culturally Responsive Practices in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences.
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
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