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Moving Towards Cultural Humility in CSD Programs

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The year 2020 was one of reckoning for many. We have collectively been faced with a double pandemic – COVID-19 and longstanding systemic racism. While many may think the current sociopolitical climate does not impact our field, it only highlighted the inequities in our beloved profession. Many of our clients, their families, our students, as well as faculty and staff have been impacted by these looming issues. More specifically, the harms (both physical and psychological) that have been inflicted due to racist acts have made departments across the country recently publish statements addressing equity, diversity, and inclusion in Communication Science and Disorder (CSD) training programs. From the outside looking in, many of these statements were performative in nature. It is very challenging to dismantle the racist systems that have been present in higher education since its inception and these changes will not happen overnight or over the course of one academic year. Therefore, the purpose of this presentation is to move beyond performative acts. It is time to face the music. Faculty, staff, and administrators will be provided with actionable, initial steps to increase cultural humility in CSD programs.

February 28, 2023
Tue 7:00 PM EST

Duration 1H 0M

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