SIG 17 Perspectives Vol. 2, No. 2, September 2012

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SIG 17 Perspectives Vol. 2, No. 2, September 2012

This issue of Perspectives begins with a welcome message and an invitation from our SIG 17 Coordinator. The authors go on to concentrate on ethical considerations in volunteer tourism in a global context; connections across professions linking West Africa and the United States; Multicultural Intensive Speech-Language Therapy Intervention Clinic (MISTIC) as a program with an international collaboration involving Mexico and the United States; the ethnic characteristics of participants involved in international research; and increasing family literacy activities in a school in Mexico.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • identify risks and needs for sustainable and ethical practices in volunteer work in global contexts
  • explain the structure, content, and process used to organize and implement an interdisciplinary study abroad course that included a department of speech-language pathology and audiology
  • identify benefits and describe how an international collaboration and project can occur in a communication disorders department, including a university’s speech-language hearing clinic
  • describe the diverse ways in which ethnicity has been conceptualized by various countries around the world
  • describe the importance of encouraging family literacy activities and show an international collaboration with Mexico as a means of fostering the exchange of ideas, the building of partnerships for research and practice, and the advancement of our field

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Continuing Education

: 0.2 PDHs: 2.0
: 9/7/2012 to 7/17/2015
: Intermediate

Product Information

Item #(s): WEBS172174
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
Language: English
Author: A Collaborative Project of ASHA Professional Development and SIG 17, Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders

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