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Ethics Behind Bilingual Evaluations and Treatment

1.0 Hours
132
Audio

Course Description

This course meets ASHA's DEI PD requirement.

In this course, Michelle is joined by 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 what if you can’t find an interpreter?  Today's presentation will offer some evidence and ethical recommendations on how to proceed.


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Objective

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

1
Identify and describe 2common 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 Presenters

Michelle Dawson

MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, BCS-S

Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, BCS-S, serves as a speech-language pathologist with Wolfe Speech Therapy, LLC, in Staunton, VA, and adjunct professor with North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in Durham, NC. Additionally, she is the acclaimed host of “First Bite: Fed, Fun, Functional,” a weekly speech therapy podcast that addresses “all thangs” of pediatric speech therapy and is presented by SpeechTherapyPD.com. Michelle authored "Chasing the Swallow: Truth, Science, and Hope for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders." She is an accomplished lecturer, traveling across the nation delivering courses on best practices for the evaluation and treatment of medically complex infants, toddlers, and children with respect to their pediatric oropharyngeal dysphagia, pediatric feeding disorder, as well as language acquisition within the framework of Early Intervention. She currently volunteers as the Topic Chair for the Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders committee for the 2024 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention and volunteers as the co-chair for the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV) Dysphagia and Pediatric Feeding Disorder Group, as well as a convention committee for the 2025 annual SHAV Convention. She has served as the Treasurer for the Council of State Association Presidents (CSAP), is a Past President of the South Carolina Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (SCSHA), a graduate of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Leadership Development Program (ASHA LDP), a recipient of the Pediatric Feeding Disorder Awareness Champion from Feeding Matters, a recipient of the Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Outstanding Clinical Achievement from the SCSHA, a recipient of the State Clinical Achievement Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Foundation, recognized as an ASHA Innovator in 2023, and eleven-time recipient of ASHA’s ACE Award for continuing education.

Fe Murray

EdD, CCC-SLP

Fé Murray is an Associate 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

Speechtherapypd.com
Introductory Level
0.10 ASHA CEU

ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

Course Timeline

Timeline
10 min: Introductions and Backgrounds
10 min: Discuss common myths behind bilingualism
10 min: Discuss ethical considerations for a monolingual SLP to conduct an evaluation and treatment with a child who is a dual language learner
15 min: Discuss considerations for a monolingual SLP when working with a family who speaks a different language or has a different cultural background.
15 min: Questions and Answers

Course Disclosure

The content of this course is based on the research and experience of the presenter. You are responsible to do your own research to determine if the information and skills taught are appropriate for your clients/students/patients.
Disclosure Statement for Michelle Dawson
Financial Michelle authored, "Chasing the Swallow: Truth, Science, and Hope for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders" from which she receives royalties from the sale of it. She is the host of "First Bite: A Speech Therapy Podcast" for which she receives compensation from SpeechTherapyPD.com. She also receives compensation for numerous presentations from SpeechTherapyPD.com. She receives an annual salary from Wolfe Speech Therapy, LLC, and from North Carolina Central University (NCCU). She also receives profits from the sales of "First Bite Boutique".
Nonfinancial Michelle Dawson is a volunteer with ASHA as the Topic Chair for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders for ASHA 2024 Convention, additionally she is a volunteer with Feeding Matters, Co-Chair of the Special Interest Group for Swallowing and Pediatric Feeding Disorders for the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV), a Board of Trustee Member with the Communication Disorder Foundation of Virginia (CDF), a former Treasurer with the Council of State Association Presidents (CSAP), a Past President with South Carolina Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (SCSHA). She is a member of ASHA, ASHA SIG 10 and 13, SCSHA, SHAV, the Dysphagia Research Society (DRS), the National Black Association for Speech, Language, and Hearing (NBASLH), and the National Foundation of Swallowing Disorders (NFOSD).
Disclosure Statement for Fe Murray
Financial Fé Murray is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders department at Northern Arizona University (NAU). She receives compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com.
Nonfinancial No relevant non-financial relationships exist.

Michelle Dawson

MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, BCS-S

Fe Murray

EdD, CCC-SLP

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