Bilingualism (and multilingualism) has become the norm rather than the exception within North America. Using the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a basis, this course provides theoretical and practical information and resources for supporting SLPs’ clinical and cultural competence for working with children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Course created on September 21, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to define and describe the concepts of cultural competence, bilingualism, and multiculturalism.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify resources for use in diverse contexts, including the ICF framework.
- After this course, participants will be able to list resources that support clinical and cultural competence.
|5-10 Minutes||Bilingualism and multiculturalism|
|10-15 Minutes||Cultural (and clinical) competence|
|15-25 Minutes||International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health|
|25-55 Minutes||Children's speech and language: A focus on assessment|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Karla Washington, PhD, CCC-SLP
Karla Washington, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati, USA. She specializes in speech-language outcomes research for monolingual and multilingual preschoolers. She focuses on identifying ways that enhance speech-language outcomes in these populations, including development of tools and resources to support culturally-competent services. She uses the ICF framework to guide her clinical and research practices. She has received the ASHA-Multicultural Concerns Leading the Way Award of Recognition in Cultural Diversity Activities.
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