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Latina/o and Latin American Faculty Working Group
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Columbia University

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Department of Biobehavioral  Sciences

Bilingual/Bicultural Program Focus, MS Program in Speech and Language Pathology

As members of a leading university in New York City, the faculty and clinical staff in the program in speech-language pathology at Teachers College Columbia University have a strong commitment to educating students so that as professionals they work effectively in a multicultural world. The knowledge and skills needed to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services are integrated into our course work and clinical experiences. We understand and appreciate the value of having a multicultural student body and the richness that diversity brings to our classroom discussions and clinical experiences.

The required courses for the bilingual/bicultural program focus are:

BBSQ 5041: School speech-language-hearing program

BBSQ 5111: Assessment and Evaluation, with bilingual/bicultural focus faculty

BBSQ 5115: Language Disorders in Children, with bilingual/bicultural focus faculty

BBSQ 5120: Communication Disorders in Bilingual/Bicultural Children

In addition, 50 hours of bilingual therapy/evaluations with children and/or adolescents supervised by a certified bilingual speech-language pathologist as part of the total hours required by ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)