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Clinical Considerations for Working With Multicultural Populations in Schools and in the Community (WEBS1421417)

Course Description

The theme for this Perspectives activity is clinical considerations for working with multicultural populations in schools and the community. Topics include (a) assessment practices for multilingual children in schools, (b) school-based speech language pathologists working with interpreter-translators, and (c) factors associated with clear speech and accentedness in American English.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • identify three best practices when conducting speech-language assessments with multilingual children
  • describe best practices in working with interpreter-translators
  • explain what factors might influence accentedness of nonnative speakers

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

Articles in This Course

  1. Implicit Bias and Multilingual Assessment in School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists by Marisa Nelson and Laura Wilson, published in SIG 14, November 16, 2021
  2. Speech-Language Pathologists' Experiences With Interpreters in the School Setting: A Preliminary Study by Terry Irvine Saenz and Henriette W. Langdon, published in SIG 14, October 18, 2021
  3. The Effects of Clear Speech on American English Listener Perception of Spanish-Accented and Native English Speech by Alison Behrman, Sarah Hargus Ferguson, and Peter Flom, published in SIG 14, Volume 5, Issue 6, December 17, 2020
Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 3.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.35
Item #(s): WEBS1421417
Available Through: December 07, 2026