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Presenter: Kyomi Gregory-Martin Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Date: Monday, May 8, 2023
Workshop: 5:45pm - 9:00pm
Student Member: FREE
**Meets CTLE Requirements if documented with the ASHA CE Registry**
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Financial – Kyomi Gregory-Martin Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is a paid employee of Pace University, and will be receiving an honorarium from LISHA for her presentation.
Non-Financial – Kyomi Gregory-Martin Ph.D., CCC-SLP serves on the following boards: ASHA's SIG 1 Language Learning and Education, ASHA's Multicultural Issues Board (MIB), and the National Black Association of Speech-Language Hearing (NBASLH).
Barbara Zwerman, M.A., CCC-SLP
LISHA Vice President
As the demographics on our caseloads continue to diversify, there is an ever-widening gap between workplace demands and the cultural-linguistic backgrounds, interests, and needs of our clients. This presentation will include discussion on content around various inequities that could impact the assessment and treatment processes for speech-language pathologists and audiologists. We will also address what microaggressions are and how it occurs in the communication disorders professions. Several different types of microaggressions occur from micro-assaults to micro-invalidation. This presentation will highlight some of the microaggressions that occur in our profession at various levels that serve as obstacles for the profession and how they impact our connections with our colleagues and clients within educational and clinical settings. Transformation requires a shift in perspective, it also involves appreciating the diversity of our clients. This session will focus on how to identify inequities, microaggressions, culturally responsive assessment, treatment from a cultural humility lens, and how to become advocates for equity.
Dr. Kyomi Gregory-Martin is a speechlanguage pathologist and Associate Professor at Pace University in the Communication Sciences and Disorders department. She has been a practicing clinician for the last 15 years working with both children and adults. Dr. GregoryMartin worked for the New York City Board of Education in Brooklyn, New York prior to entering her PhD program. She is currently the member at large and Assistant Continuing Education Manager for the coordinating committee for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Special Interest Group (SIG) 1, Language Learning and Education. In addition, she currently serves on the board of directors for her second consecutive term for the National Black Association of Speech-Language Hearing (NBASLH), member of ASHA’s Multicultural Issues Board and is the topic area expert in non-mainstream dialects, cultural humility, and awareness for The Informed SLP.
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1. Define cultural humility and responsiveness.
2. Identify areas of privilege related to societal inequities that may hinder the assessment and treatment process.
3. Identify best practices for assessment and treatment when working with clients from diverse backgrounds.
5:30 – 5:45 Registration
5:45 – 6:00 Introduction
6:00 – 6:30 Define Key Concepts of Cultural Competence, Humility, Responsiveness, and Inequities
6:30 – 7:00 Microaggressions
7:00 – 7:30 Disorder within Dialect
7:30 – 7:45 Break
7:45 – 8:15 Culturally Responsive Assessment
8:15 – 8:45 Culturally Responsive Treatment
8:45 – 9:00 Questions and Answers
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