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Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Emphasis Program Student Presentations

Time: 
Friday, April 06, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 
LeFrak Hall 0135

1st Presentation, Andrea Azem: Dysphagia Treatment and the Culturally Competent Clinician

Abstract: Although the development and use of cultural competence has received increasingly greater emphasis in the field of speech pathology, this concept is often discussed in ways that do not apply to clinical practice for dysphagia. This presentation aims to explore how culture can impact elements during the assessment and treatment of dysphagia as well as to provide information and resources for clinicians.

2nd Presentation, Sophie Werely: Restorative Justice Practices in Schools

Abstract: Restorative justice practices are increasingly embraced as disciplinary systems in schools, but the philosophies of restorative justice have applications beyond the classroom. The restorative justice model can be expanded to apply to clinical decision-making, counseling, and behavior management practices in clinical speech language pathology. Brief workshop included

Bio: Andrea Azem is a Master's student in Speech Language Pathology through the University of Maryland's Hearing and Speech Program. 

Sophie Werely is a Masters student in Hearing and Speech Sciences at the University of Maryland.