Navigating Ethical Predicaments In Your Work with Diverse Students

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1 hour

Course Type: Video
You never expected to find yourself in an ethical predicament in the field of speech-language pathology, did you?  Whether it’s due to using published tools that don’t quite fit our students or not being completely sure about whether a bilingual student has a difference or a disorder, many of us have found ourselves in uncomfortable situations.  In this course, we address these situations head on and provide approaches to avoid them in the future.   

In this presentation we evaluate general ethical concerns and situations across several professions and then hone in on situations we encounter in the field of speech-language pathology in our work serving students from diverse backgrounds. We explore HOW and WHY we encounter ethical situations and WHAT we can do to eliminate such situations in the future.

ASHA CEUsThis course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs

(Professional Area, Intermediate Level)

In this presentation we evaluate general ethical concerns and situations across several professions and then hone in on situations we encounter in the field of speech-language pathology in our work serving students from diverse backgrounds. We explore HOW and WHY we encounter ethical situations and WHAT we can do to eliminate such situations in the future.

Participants will:
• Describe ways to address ethical dilemmas in the workplace
• List the limitations of testing tools with multicultural populations
• Describe the appropriate use of test norms
• Describe how differences in sounds across languages affects development in bilingual children.
• Identify how to tell if an error is due to influence from another language or not
• Describe how dynamic assessment is used to reduce errors in diagnosing speech and language impairments.

This is a free course for speech pathologists

FINANCIAL: Ellen Kester, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is a salaried employee of Bilinguistics. Bilinguistics receives royalty payments for online courses. NONFINANCIAL: Ellen Kestser does not have any non-financial relationships to disclose.

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