Building Cultural Capability: Application to Assessment and Treatment

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Building Cultural Capability: Application to Assessment and Treatment

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  • July 17, 2023
    5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Delaware Speech-Language-Hearing Association presents
A Virtual Evening Meeting

Building Cultural Capability: Application to Assessment and Treatment 

Kyomi Gregory-Martin Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Monday July 17, 2023

 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.


Course Description
Cultural capability refers to an ongoing process of learning that encompasses cultural awareness, cultural competence, and cultural safety. This session will focus on various terminology centered around the concept of ‘culture’, identifying inequities, and how to become advocates for equity in provision of assessment and treatment to clientele. Attendees may earn 3.5 hours toward their DEI certification requirements.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define cultural awareness, competence, humility, responsiveness, and safety.
  2. Identify societal inequities that may hinder the assessment and treatment process 
  3. Identify key considerations for clinical encounters

5:30 – 5:40 pm Introductions
5:40 – 6:00 pm Define key concepts of cultural competence, humility, responsiveness,
                                        capability, and safety
6:00 – 6:30 pm Inequities and Microaggressions
6:30 – 6:45 pm Key Considerations for Clinical Encounters
6:45 – 7:45 pm Culturally Responsive Assessment
7:45 – 8:30 pm Cultural Responsive Treatment
8:45 – 9:00 pm Questions & Answers

This event will be hosted via Zoom teleconferencing. 

Register online by Friday July 14, 2023:
Members should login before attempting to register. 

Cost: Members=$45, Non-Members=$60

A link will be sent to registered attendees only, the day before the event.
Partial credit will not be awarded, attendance will be monitored throughout the presentation.
A post-test will be sent to all attendees during the event and must be completed and returned to DSHA within 48 hours of the event in order to receive a certificate of attendance. 

Additionally, in order to receive a certificate of attendance, an attendee must be a registered DSHA member or, pay the non-member registration fee in advance of the event. Failure to meet one of these conditions will result in the attendee not receiving their certificate of attendance and their attendance will not be reported to ASHA.

DSHA will not contact attendees to obtain fees or send reminders regarding completion of post-tests. If you are uncertain of your DSHA membership status please reach out to

Speaker Biographies
Dr. Kyomi Gregory-Martin is a speech-language pathologist and Associate Professor at Pace University in the Communication Sciences and Disorders department. She has been a practicing clinician for the last 15 years working with both children and adults. Dr. Gregory-Martin worked for the New York City Board of Education in Brooklyn, New York prior to entering her PhD program. She is currently the Associate Coordinator for the coordinating committee for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Special Interest Group (SIG) 1, Language Learning and Education. In addition, she currently serves on the board of directors for her second consecutive term for the National Black Association of Speech-Language Hearing (NBASLH), member of ASHA’s Multicultural Issues Board and is the topic area expert in non-mainstream dialects, cultural humility, and awareness for The Informed SLP.

DISCLOSURE:   The DSHA conference committee members have no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Kyomi Gregory-Martin is a salaried associate professor in the communication sciences and disorder department at Pace University. She is also the topic area expert for non-mainstream dialects, cultural humility, and cultural awareness for The Informed SLP. She is being provided an honorarium for this presentation. Kyomi Gregory-Martin is the Associate Coordinator and the Assistant Continuing Education Manager of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Special Interest Group (SIG) 1 Language Learning and Education. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing and on the ASHA multicultural issues board. 

Continuing Education Units

This course will be offered for 0.35 ASHA CEUs

(Introductory level; Professional area)

An annual ASHA CE Registry fee is required to register for ASHA CEUs.  Contact the ASHA CE Division (1-800-498-2071 ext. 4219) for CE Registry fee subscription information

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