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Guided Reflection: Providing Culturally Responsive Services in a School Setting (PD102606)

Presenter(s): Alicia B Hamilton, MS, CCC-SLP
Course Description

Culture plays a foundational role in our daily interactions. Have you ever made a mistake or had a less-than-positive interaction with a student, parent, or colleague and wondered if a cultural misunderstanding is the culprit? This recorded session from ASHA’s 2021 Schools Connect online conference shares a case scenario and guided reflection tool to help practitioners process this type of experience through a culturally responsive lens and showing clinicians how to reflect, learn, and make changes in their professional practice.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Complete a guided reflection to identify cultural missteps and areas for growth 
  • Identify authentic cultural resources to expand cultural knowledge 
  • Implement a process for reflecting upon cultural experiences that creates opportunities for growth and continued learning


  • Cultural competence and responsiveness
  • Overview of guided reflection
  • Case scenario
  • Review and reflect

DEI Professional Development Requirement

This course counts toward the ASHA certification maintenance professional development requirement for DEI (which encompasses cultural competency; cultural humility; culturally responsive practice; and diversity, equity, and inclusion). See more courses that count toward this requirement or read more about professional development requirements for certification maintenance.

Presenter Information

Alicia Fleming Hamilton, MS, CCC-SLP (she/her/hers) is a bilingual (Spanish-English) speech-language pathologist who works in the Minneapolis Public Schools. She specializes in bilingual assessment in early childhood populations, bilingual clinical education, and multicultural assessment and intervention. She was the 2019 president of the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She served on the ASHA Multicultural Issues Board and currently services on the ASHA Board of Ethics.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Works in the Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • Editor of ASHA Press book, Exploring Cultural Responsiveness: Guided Scenarios for Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Professionals

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by the end date below.

Program History and CE Information

Online conference dates: July 14-26, 2021
End date: April 4, 2028

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102606
Available Through: April 04, 2028