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WKU Communication Sciences & Disorders Department presents

Working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

Barren River Region Speech Language Pathologists  |  Regions 14/16


  • March 21, 2019 (registration deadline is March 14)

  • 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM CST

  • Regency Room 130
    Knicely Conference Center
    2355 Nashville Rd., Bowling Green, KY

This course is offered for 0.5 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).

Upon completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe population trends in South Central Kentucky
  • Define terminology relative to multicultural issues and service delivery in schools
  • Identify strategies for serving children for whom English is not the primary home language
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Introduction & Disclosure
8:45 - 9:15 a.m. Populations and trends in Kentucky and the mid-South
9:15 - 10:00 a.m. What does it mean to be ESL and ELL?
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 - 11:45 a.m. Federal and State Regulations and Policies
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Assessment & Treatment Considerations
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Cultural Competence
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Reflections & Questions

Kimberly Green

Dr. Kimberly Green is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Kentucky University. There she teaches courses in Autism, Early Intervention and International Study. She has led student trips to Belize, Belgium, Great Britain and France. She also serves as the Chief Diversity Officer for the university’s College of Health and Human Services where she is available to help faculty, staff and students develop the cultural competence needed to be successful community members. Dr. Green serves on the Warren County Public Schools Equity Council.  She is active in Warren County helping families with refugee status or limited English proficiency access a broad range of health, educational and community services. 

Registration Information

Registration: $50 (includes lunch)

Payment by credit/debit card via online registration. Payment by Purchase Order subject to additional $10 fee. We cannot accept cash or payment of any type at the door.

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