Multicultural Issues in Clinical Practicum and Supervision

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Katrina Miller, PhD, CCC-SLP
This course provided an intermediate level of instruction, in the allied profession field, that addressed issues critical to the supervision and education of students and professionals from diverse cultural backgrounds. This course was designed to assist persons in developing effective skills for supervision in culturally diverse settings

By the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to: 

  1. List the components of culture and ways in which cultures differ.
  2. Summarize an understanding of ones own culture.
  3. List the characteristics of four major cultural groups in the United States. 
  4. Utilize strong intercultural communication techniques and skills for working in a culturally diverse workplace.
About Dr. Miller: Dr. Miller's commitment to communication empowerment spans 25 plus years and has improved the lives of countless patients, as well as the over 300 novice speech-language pathologists she has trained. As a college professor, Dr. Miller founded the Neurogenic Aphasia Group affectionately know as "NAG", to provide group speech therapy to Durham residents living with aphasia as the result of strokes or traumatic brain injuries. This program provides culturally diverse graduate level speech-language pathology students the opportunity to be trained and educated in the area of adult neurogenics.

A highly sought national and international speaker and teacher, Dr. Miller recently spent several months in China where she created a summer program for Chinese students with communication disorders. She enjoys teaching and training young professionals across diverse backgrounds and considers it part of her life's mission to fully contribute to the field of education and speech pathology. In her spare time she enjoys live music and exploring new places.
Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Related Area)
Time-Ordered Agenda:
45 minutes: Introduction -What is culture?
45 minutes: Characteristics of cultural groups
30 minutes: Intercultural communication/Q&A

Disclosure Statement for Katrina Miller:
Financial: Katrina Miller is a presenter for and receives royalties.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.
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