Amber Franklin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Racial health disparities are observed in fields as diverse as nursing, social work, and speech pathology and audiology. In this interactive presentation, participants will learn about the social factors that contribute to racial health disparities. Participants will also explore how the framework of cultural humility can be used to address health inequities in their profession and their communities.
Participants will be able to: 1) Identify social factors that contribute to racial health disparities. 2) Explain the difference between cultural competence, cultural responsiveness, and cultural humility. 3) Discuss strategies to address health disparities in our communities and in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Time Ordered Agenda
5 minutes - Introduction
30 minutes - Social determinants of health
30 minutes - Cultural humility framework
10 minutes - Breakout group discussion
30 minutes - Strategies and somatic responses to strategies
10 minutes - Discussion small group and large group
5 minutes - Conclusion and wrap-up
Dr. Amber Franklin is an associate professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Miami University, located in Oxford, Ohio. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 2009. Her research and teaching interests include cross-linguistic and child phonology, English pronunciation instruction, Eastern Caribbean English dialects, and cultural and linguistic diversity. She is a 2018, Ohio Life Magazine, Excellence in Education Honoree and has received a Senatorial Citation from Ohio’s General Assembly and a Mayoral Citation from the City of Oxford for her commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Disclosures: Dr. Franklin is receiving an honorarium from the Montana Speech Language Hearing Association for this presentation. She has no non-financial relationships to report.