Ethics Behind Bilingual Evaluations and Treatment

Course Number
1774
Price
24.99
Overview
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Presenters:
Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP and Fe Murray, EdD, CCC-SLP
In this episode Michelle is joined by the fabulous Fé Murray, EdD, CCC-SLP, who is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders department at Northern Arizona University (NAU), and the Immediate Past President of the Arizona State Speech Language and Hearing Association.  Have you been unsettled by a recent referral for a child who speaks a different language? Are you unsure with how to proceed? Concerned on whether or not you need an interpreter to assist in the evaluation and/or treatment?  Or…the big scary one…what if you can’t find an interpreter?!?  Don’t worry, Michelle has had that fear too…but the Fearless Fé is her today to offer some evidence and ethical recommendations on how to proceed!
Objective

By the end of this Podcourse, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe 2 common myths behind bilingualism.
  2. Identify and explain ethical considerations behind a monolingual SLP conducting an evaluation and treatment of a dual language learner.
  3. Identify and describe 2 considerations for a monolingual SLP when working with a family who speaks another language or has a different cultural background.
About Michelle: Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP is an accomplished lecturer and PEDs Therapist, she has written and given numerous ASHA approved CEU lectures on such topics as Infantile Spasm and Oropharyngeal Dysphagia, along with Apps and ST, and co-authored a course on Best Practices in EI.  She has also given an AOTA-approved lecture on Sensory Integration from the SLP perspective. Michelle has delivered lectures at the SCSHA Convention and twice with the SCATP Expo. 

About Fé: Fé Murray, EdD, CCC-SLP is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders department at Northern Arizona University (NAU), where she teaches graduate courses and supervises clinical practicums. She facilitates the clinic bilingual evaluation team, supervises bilingual treatment sessions, and provides training for parents and school districts at the state and national level. Prior to joining the NAU faculty, Dr. Murray worked as a bilingual speech-language pathologist for over 25 years in various settings, most notably in early intervention and in public schools near the Navajo Nation, and in communities with high Latin representation. Her clinical and research interests emphasize culturally and linguistically appropriate practices, impact of cultural values on treatment, cultural reciprocity in the clinical setting, effective use of interpreters, and client/family empowerment.
Additional Information


This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)


Time-Ordered Agenda:

0-10: Introductions and Backgrounds

10-20: Discuss common myths behind bilingualism. 

20-30: Discuss ethical considerations for a monolingual SLP to conduct an evaluation and treatment with a child who is a dual language learner.

30-45: Discuss considerations for a monolingual SLP when working with a family who speaks a different language or has a different cultural background.

45-1:00: Questions and Answers


Disclosure Statement for Fe Murray:

Financial: Fe Murray is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receives royalties. Marisha is the Founder of SLP Now

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.


Disclosure Statement for Michelle Dawson:

Financial: Michelle Dawson is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receives royalties.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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