ERIC Number: EJ791574
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Developing Cultural Intelligence in Preservice Speech-Language Pathologists and Educators
Griffer, Mona R.; Perlis, Susan M.
Communication Disorders Quarterly, v29 n1 p28-35 2007
Postsecondary educators preparing future clinicians and teachers have an important responsibility to develop cultural competence of their students in order to meet the increasing and ever-changing demands of today's global workforce and diverse workplace. In this article, the authors discuss key components to developing cultural intelligence. These include an awareness of multiperspective identity, an understanding of the concepts of privilege and difference, the development of one's diversity consciousness, and an understanding of and respect for the guiding principles of cultural competence that lead to an understanding of others. Application to practice is presented through multiperspective identity and role-play activities and a case study with questions for facilitating discussion.
Descriptors: Intelligence, Role Playing, Multicultural Education, Speech Language Pathology, Cultural Awareness, Case Studies, Work Environment, Teacher Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Allied Health Personnel
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