Competencies for Global Engagement

October 6, 2016

8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. ET

Sponsored by SIG 17 Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders

More than ever before, audiologists and speech-language pathologists from the United States work in other countries or serve persons from other countries who are living in the United States. Competencies are needed to ensure effective global engagement and culturally responsive services in international contexts. In this presentation, the authors discuss the importance of these competencies and provide a working list of these competencies. The following panelists will answer questions:

  • Yvette Hyter, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing at Western Michigan University, Coordinator of ASHA SIG 17 - Global Issues in Communication Sciences & Related Disorders.
  • Bradley McPherson, ​PhD, MAudSocA, CCP, Professor of Audiology at University of Hong Kong.
  • T. Rosario Roman, M.A., CCC-SLP, President and CEO of Bilingual Multicultural Services, Inc.
  • Bea Staley, ​PhD, CCC-SLP, Lecturer in Early Childhood and Inclusion at Charles Darwin University, Australia.

This free event is open to all ASHA members (it is not offered for CEUs).


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