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Cultural & Linguistic Diversity CEU Courses for SLPs

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Language Development in Non-Mainstream Cultures
Presented by Amy Hobek, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9601Level: Introductory1 Hour
Speech-language pathologists serve children from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds who have language practices and development that differ from mainstream culture in the United States. This course discusses these differences in cultural populations such as multilingual and non-mainstream dialect-speaking children, in order to better inform assessment and intervention methods in our field.

Assessing the Quality of Narratives Produced by School-age African American English Speakers
Presented by Monique T. Mills, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9589Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Children draw upon cognitive resources to tell stories. This course discusses this cognition-narration connection, and teaches participants how to analyze cognitive aspects of children’s narrative language and apply this information to management of children on their caseloads.

Dual Language Development: What’s typical and what’s not?
Presented by Fe González-Murray, EdD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9583Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
This course uses hypothetical case studies depicting realistic situations to provide participants with a foundation in bilingual and second language development and examples of typical and atypical development. The scientific basis and theories of learning multiple languages in various situations, including international adoptions, are presented, and contrasted with myths about bilingualism.

Reducing the Influence of Implicit Biases for Healthcare Professionals
Presented by Esther Clervaud, EdS
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Course: #1033770Level: Introductory1 Hour
Implicit biases affect how people perceive, evaluate, and react to others. This course will provide an overview of implicit biases, including what they are, where they come from, and their effects. Strategies will be discussed that can reduce the influence of implicit biases, in order to allow healthcare professionals to better meet the needs of those they serve.

20Q: A Pre-assessment Process for Differentiating Language Difference from Language Impairment in English Learners in Schools, Part 1
Presented by Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA
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Course: #9461Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This 2-part series is geared to public school SLPs who serve English Learners with potential language impairment. Part 1 describes research-based, practical strategies, such as gathering thorough case histories and utilizing universal indicators of language impairment, as part of a comprehensive pre-assessment process designed to help SLPs differentiate between language impairment and language difference in English learners with environmental challenges such as poverty, limited schooling experience, and lack of home literacy experience.

20Q: A Pre-assessment Process for Differentiating Language Difference from Language Impairment in English Learners in Schools, Part 2
Presented by Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA
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Course: #9462Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This 2-part series is geared to public school SLPs who serve English Learners with potential language impairment. Part 2 will describe components and implementation strategies for Response to Intervention (RtI), as one part of a pre-assessment process designed to help SLPs differentiate between language impairment and language difference in English learners with environmental challenges, such as poverty, limited schooling experience, and lack of home literacy experience.

Strategies for Creating a Culturally-Inclusive Mindset
Presented by Esther Clervaud, EdS
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Course: #1033760Level: Introductory1 Hour
Because America is growing more diverse, cultural awareness has become more vital for day-to-day success. This course will discuss four strategies to help participants develop a mindset that will facilitate a culturally-sensitive environment both personally and professionally, regardless of work setting.

U.S. Healthcare Services & Diverse Populations
Presented by Tasha Perkins Holmes, MOT, OTR/L
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Course: #1033759Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course provides information regarding some of the barriers that minorities face in the healthcare setting. It also discusses ideas for improving patient-centered care for diverse populations, and for supporting coworkers of diverse backgrounds.

Multilingual Evaluations by Monolingual SLPs
Presented by Fe González-Murray, EdD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9364Level: Introductory1 Hour
The number of individuals who communicate in languages and dialects that differ from Standard American English (SAE) continues to grow in the U.S., yet the vast majority of SLPs are monolingual speakers of SAE. This course will introduce participants to evidence-based strategies and methods for planning and implementing assessments for multilinguals who do not speak the same language(s) as the evaluating SLP. It will also discuss resources for determining difference versus disorders in these individuals.

Working with the Grain: Appreciating Rich Narrative Traditions from Diverse Cultures
Presented by Allyssa McCabe, PhD
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Course: #9329Level: Advanced1 Hour
This is Part 5 of the five-part series, Personal Narratives Across Diverse Cultures. This course will address a tested, replicated method for working with parents to improve narration in children who are struggling, and will describe the narrative traditions and values of diverse cultures. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).