The Comprehensive Assessment of Articulation and Intelligibility (CAAI), a research-based, data-driven approach to accent management, and its use in screening, assessment, goal setting, and progress monitoring are described in this course. The need for cultural responsiveness, bias awareness and adherence to principles of anti-racist communication when providing these services is also discussed. This is Part 1 of a two-part course (Part 2: Course 10643)
Course created on May 18, 2023
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.15 Introductory, Professional; IACET/0.2; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.5; SAC/1.5
- After this course, participants will be able to identify aspects of accent management that can be biased, race-evasive, and socially unjust.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe principles of anti-racist communication pedagogy to be kept in mind when offering cross-cultural communication and accent management training to clients.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe culturally-responsive and data-drive methods to screen, assess, and determine who needs accent management.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction & awareness|
|15-25 Minutes||Outcomes of evidence-based, cross-cultural communication programs in hospitals|
|25-40 Minutes||Framework of culturally-responsive screening|
|40-60 Minutes||Framework of culturally-responsive assessment and goal-setting|
|60-75 Minutes||Highlights of goals and communication areas targeted for culturally-responsive accent management|
|75-85 Minutes||Principles of anti-racist communication pedagogy|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Amee P. Shah
Dr. Amee Shah is a Professor of Health Science and Director of the Cross-Cultural Speech, Language, and Acoustics Lab at Stockton University in New Jersey. She is an ASHA-Award-winning Speech-Language Pathologist with expertise in accents, diversity, emotional intelligence, and medical communication. Dr. Shah has developed successful programs of cross-cultural communication, accent management, accent listening, and diversity training for executives, medical professionals, corporate employees, police and first responders, and university clinics. She is a leader and pioneer in the area of evidence-based accent management as well as accent listening. She is the author of the widely-used and peer-reviewed ASHA-recognized assessment framework and test battery, the Comprehensive Assessment of Accentedness and Intelligiblity (CAAI) used nationally and internationally, with hundreds of registered practitioners and university clinics trained on this protocol. Dr. Shah is passionate about bringing the best scientific evidence from speech science and psychology to clinical practice in order to design, implement, and assess outcomes of programs to help diverse individuals as well as train clinicians in best practice.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This event will focus on the CAAI framework and assessment battery and will not discuss related approaches to accent management.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
0.15 ASHA CEUs
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