Focused Initiative: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse
Using information obtained from ASHA members, the Legislative
Council and Executive Board collaborated to identify issues of
concern related to culturally and linguistically diverse
populations. The National Office has been devoting their
resources towards work plans on these Focused Initiatives for the
years 2001-2003 with two chief outcomes in mind. The
following is a compilation of the desired outcomes with the
products created from the Focused Initiative funds.
Increase the number of racial/ethnic minority members of
Minority Student Recruitment and Retention
All ASHA members will have access to ASHA resources developed to
facilitate the acquisition of cultural competency for increasing
and improving service delivery to multicultural populations.
Self-Assessment for Cultural Competence