The Hispanic Caucus is pleased to maintain a calendar of Continuing Education activities that promote evidence-based services to Hispanic clients and address issues encountered by practitioners interested in the Hispanic community. If you would like to submit an event for the Continuing Education calendar, please contact the HC webmaster.
*Posting of an event does not imply endorsement by the ASHA Hispanic Caucus or ASHA. Please verify that courses are approved for ASHA or state jurisdiction CE credit prior to registration.
2016 Bilingual Therapies Symposium
Will be held in Los Cabos, Mexico, at the Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Golf & Spa Resort, July 14-17, 2016.
This one-of-a-kind symposium is designed to help bilingual and monolingual speech-language pathologists and related professionals better serve the needs of bilingual populations. The two-day event will give you the opportunity to network with peers and leaders in the profession, stay up-to-date on current topics in bilingual speech-language pathology, and learn more about developments and evidence-based practice in bilingual speech-language assessment and intervention. For more information please see http://www.bilingualtherapies.com/bilingual-symposium/
Assessing Children Who Speak Spanish: Milestones in Spanish Grammar Development (ASHA Audio CD and Manual)
This audio CD and manual of the seminar given by Dr. Raquel Anderson (University of Indiana), offers participants the opportunity to, " Discover the patterns of grammar development in young Spanish-speaking children between the ages of 2 and 5. This seminar addresses ways in which language contact situations may affect Spanish-speaking children’s grammatical development. Strategies for developing sound assessment procedures for Spanish grammar in young children (both typical and atypical learners) are presented." Offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs. Order this product at the Shop ASHA Web Site.
Assessment and Intervention for Internationally Adopted Children (ASHA DVD and Manual)
This audio CD and manual review "evidence-based information on typical and atypical language acquisition patterns in internationally adopted children, along with assessment and intervention guidelines. Children adopted before age 2 are the primary focus, but information about older children is also provided." Offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs. Order this product at the Shop ASHA Web Site.
Assessment of Bilingual Learners: Language Difference or Disorder? (ASHA DVD and Manual)
This DVD and accompanying manual offer training in "practical techniques used to differentiate between language difference and disorder in ELL children aged 5–18." Developed by Dr. Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin. Offered for 0.3 ASHA CEUS. Order this product at the Shop ASHA Web Site.
Cultural Contexts for Early Intervention: Working with Families (ASHA Video Tape and Manual)
This video tape and accompanying manual were developed by Susan Moore and Clara Pérez-Méndez. The program, " focuses on practical models and strategies to promote change in practice at several levels, and covers assessment and intervention practices across cultures (e.g., the use of cultural mediators, dynamic assessment)." Offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs. Order this product at the Shop ASHA Web Site.
Development of English Literacy in Spanish-Speaking Children (ASHA Journal- Online or Print)
"This clinical forum was designed to showcase pre-reading and reading development research conducted with this population. These articles are only part of the knowledge needed in order to provide the best practices for educating language minority children, but they are a contribution that should help us move toward the goal of literacy for all children." Edited by Dr. Kenn Apel. Offered for 0.7 ASHA CEUs. Order at the Shop ASHA Web Site.
Effective Interventions for English-Language Learners (ASHA DVD and Manual)
This DVD and Manual developed by Dr. Adelaida Restrepo and offered by ASHA "outlines intervention principles, as well as factors to consider when planning intervention programs for ELLs—such as cultural identity, academic achievement, home communication, cross-linguistic transfer, and facilitation factors. The prioritizing of intervention goals is explored through case studies. Specific areas of language intervention for ELL children with language disorders are discussed." Offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs. Order at the Shop ASHA Web Site.
Eight Best Practices in Assessing the English-Language Learner Parts I & II (SpeechPathology.com Online Course)
"This a two part presentation addressing best practices in evaluating, assessing and diagnosing language disorders in the student who is a second language learner - age 3-14. Special emphasis will be placed on application of these best assessment practices within the demanding constraints of the public school setting. A model will be presented which can be used with students of any language background." Presnted by Jomar K. Lococo. Offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs. Access online at SpeechPathology.com.
Ethical Issues and Solutions: Working with English-Language Learners (ASHA Audio CD and Manual)
This audio CD and manual was developed by attorney and SLP, Dr. Catherine Crowley. "In the past, competent services were provided to culturally and linguistically diverse students by simply applying knowledge of typically developing monolingual children, generally from middle class, mainstream American school-oriented cultures. This is no longer adequate. Significant information from researchers and outcome studies indicates how to provide significantly more effective services to our ELL students. As such, ethical violations in providing services may occur today that would not have been problematic in the past. In addition to identifying particular ethical issues, this session focuses on strategies to deal ethically with these situations as they occur." Offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs. Order at the Shop ASHA Web Site.
Phonological and Speech-Sound Disorders in Bilingual Children (ASHA Journal- Online or Print)
This Journal (online or print) developed by ASHA and Division 14 "presents four articles by experts in the field of child bilingualism. Topics include: common theories of language organization in bilingual individuals, the implications of typical phonological development for assessment and intervention strategies, tailoring phonological assessments for bilingual children, and the use of evidence-based practice in treating speech sound disorders." Offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs. Order at the Shop ASHA Web Site.
Second Language Acquisition in Children: Considerations for Assessment (ASHA Audio CD and Manual)
"This audio self-study provides an overview of the research on children learning a second language, with a special focus on informing language assessment in multilingual contexts when English is the L2." Developed by Dr. Johanne Paradis. Offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs. Order at the Shop ASHA Web Site.
Second Language Literacy and Learning Connection, LLC. (Multiple Online and Live Offerings)
SLLLC offers multiple webinars and workshops on intervention and assessment issues with second language learners. Courses are presented by Deborah J. Chitester, M.S., CCC-SLP. Review course offerings at: http://www.slllc.org/site/component/seminar/
Speech and Language Development, Assessment and Intervention with Bilingual Children (SpeechPathology.com Online Course)
"This presentation will provide an overview of the speech and language development in bilingual child populations with attention to normal first and second language acquisition processes. Implications for speech-language assessment and intervention with bilingual child populations will also be addressed." Presented by Dr. Toya Wyatt. Offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs. Access online at SpeechPathology.com.
Speech, Language and Hearing in Developing Bilinguals (ASHA Journal- Online or Print)
This Journal (online or print), developed by Dr. Brian Goldstein, "specifically addresses sources of this variability and the clinical challenges of serving developing bilinguals. Topics include comparison of phonological skills, language processing, conceptual scoring, and effects of classroom noise." Offered for 0.9 ASHA CEUs. Order at the Shop ASHA Web Site.
Supporting Understanding of CLD Issues for the School SLP: Fundamentals and Resources (SpeechPathology.com Online Course)
"This session is the third in a series designed to provide SLPs with the vital skills and knowledge needed to respond to the unique needs of CLD students. Classroom support, intervention, and therapy will be the focus of this session. Participants should have a firm understanding of the content addressed in Part I that discussed second language acquisition stages and bilingualism, and Part II that discussed evaluation and assessment issues." Presented by Eleny Tuletta. Offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs. Access online at SpeechPathology.com.
Toward an Understanding of Literacy Issues in Multicultural School-Age Populations (ASHA Journal- Online or Print)
This Journal (online or print), developed by Dr. Joyce L. Harris, "presents a survey of research on appropriate literacy intervention for children from CLD populations, and innovative approaches to how SLPs can support the literacy development of these populations." Offered for 0.5 ASHA CEUs. Order at the Shop ASHA Web Site.
Working with Interpreters to Serve Bilingual Children and Families (ASHA Video and Manual)
"This program explores the methods and procedures involved in effectively working with interpreters to serve bilingual children and families. A detailed explanation of the briefing, interaction, and debriefing process for use in conferences and assessments is provided." Developed by Dr. Henriette Langdon. Offered for 0.5 ASHA CEUs. Order at the Shop ASHA Web Site.