Normal bilingual language development or language disorder?
According to Pearson, this three-part webinar series cover many of the basic considerations when assessing multilingual individuals such as effects of culture on the testing process, selecting appropriate measures, proper use of an interpreter and distinguishing between language disorders and normal multilingual language development.
The Society for Clinical Neuropsychology-Ethnic Minority Affairs (SCN-EMA), in collaboration with the Association of Neuropsychology Students in Training (ANST) provides a recorded webinar designed for trainees and professionals who are committed to increasing their skills in cultural competence in neuropsychology. Melissa Castro and Tedd Judd discuss key issues, practical tips and recommendations for training and learning non-English multicultural skills, starting a clinical practice that services multicultural populations and ethical considerations.
Kelly Neff explores topics such as the United States as an ethnically diverse, multicultural society; ethnic diversity of the U.S. and within-group diversity; the importance of studying ethnic diversity psychology and how it is different from cross-cultural psychology.
Jay Smooth is host of New York City's longest running hip-hop radio show, the Underground Railroad on WBAI 99.5 FM, and is an acclaimed commentator on politics and culture. In this talk, he describes the sometimes thorny territory of how we discuss issues of race and racism, offering insightful and humorous suggestions for expanding our perception of the subject.
As the training director for Amigos de las Américas in Denver, Kody Gerkin […] will be discussing cross-cultural understanding as a means to render boundaries less meaningful. He plans on using the importance of maíz to indigenous Guatemalans as a bridge to understanding the importance of multicultural awareness.
Director Lee Mun Wah brought together 11 college students to discuss what it is like on campuses across the country today. The students shared the frustration and anguish of trying to be understood and acknowledged on campus where the faculty and students are predominantly white. Their stories are starkly emotional and raw, filled with incredible tenderness, courage and pain.
Barrett, K.H. & George, W.H. (2005) Psychology, justice and diversity: Five challenges for culturally competent professionals. In K.H. Barrett & W.H. George (Eds.) Race, Culture, Psychology & Law, (pp. 3-17). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Byrne, A. (2007). NOTES: What is extreme cruelty? Judicial review of deportation cancellation decision for victims of domestic abuse. Vanderbilt Law Review.60, 6, 1815-1846.
Ely, G.F., Dulmus, S., C.N. & Wodarski, J.S. (2004). Domestic violence: A literature review reflecting an international crisis. Stress, Trauma and Crisis, 7, 2, 77-91.
Erez, E. & Ammar, N. (2003). ViolenceAgainst Women and Systemic Reponses: Am Exploratory Study. Rockville, MD: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS.
Erez, E. & Copps Hartley, C. (2003). Battered immigrant women and the legal system: A therapeutic jurisprudence perspective. Western Criminology Review, 4,2,155-169.
Erez, E., Adelman, M. & Gregory, C. (2009). Intersections of immigration and domestic violence: Voices of battered immigrant women. Feminist Criminology, 4, 1, 32-56.
Ewing, W.A. (2008, November 25). Opportunities and exclusion: A brief history of U.S. immigration policy. Immigration Policy Center.www.immigrationpolicy.org
Orloff, L.E., Kaguyutan, J. V. (2001). Offering a helping hand: Legal protections for battered immigrant women: A history of legislative responses. American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, 10, 95-183.
Orloff, L.E., Jang, D. & Klein, C.F. (1995) No place to turn: Improving advocacy for battered immigrant woman. Family Law Quarterly. 29, 2, 313-329.
Wood, S.M. (2004). VAWA’s unfinished business: The immigrant women who fall through the cracks. Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy, 11,141-155.
PN-41 Ecocultural Research: A Mental Health Researcher’s Guide to the Study of Race, EthnicityandCulture-3/2000
Author: Michelle Walsh, Rachel Smith, Alicia Morales,and Lee Sechrest.
This guide presents an ecocultural approach to cultural issues, taking into account the broad array of ecological and cultural variables that are likely needed to provide a causal explanation for difference in the provision of behavioral health services. It promotes a means of conceptualizing, measuring, and interpreting ecocultural variables in a way that will advance the provision of more effective behavioral health services, and fosters the growth of research skills that can be used to further pursue an understanding of culturally relevant variables in applied mental health service settings.
PN-38 Culture, RaceandEthnicity in Performance Measurement: A Compendium of Resources, Version 1-9/1999
Author: Dawna Phillips, M.P.H., H. Stephen Leff, Ph.D., Eva Kaniasty, Michael Carter, Marcel Paret, Theresa ConleyandManisha Sharma.
This compendium is a compilation of resources and readings for those interested in the area of providing or evaluating culturally competent mental health care. It is designed to be a dynamic resource. This compendium provides resources for several elements of a culturally competent mental health system as the Center has conceptualized it. Following are the topical areas covered: cultural competence standards; community needs assessment; measures of identity; culturally competent diagnosis, assessment and outcomes measures; and measures of adherence to cultural competence standards.