Archived Webinars

 

2017 – 2018 Webinar Series

Webinar Date: August 6, 2018
Webinar Title: Developing a Language Assistance and Implementation Plan’ What DD Councils Should Know – Speakers: Tawara Goode, Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence with Council perspectives provided by: Kirsten Murphy, (VT Council) and Jackie Hayes (NY Council).

Webinar Objectives
1.Identify federal legal mandates for language access and implementation that affect individuals who experience developmental disabilities and their families.
2.Describe how these mandates apply to Developmental Disabilities Councils
3.Describe the components of a language access and implementation plan.
4.Exchange “lessons learned” with DD Councils that have developed language access plans.

Webinar Date: May 16, 2018
Webinar Title: What is Linguistic Cultural Competence and What does it Mean for Developmental Disabilities Councils- Speakers: Tawara Goode, Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence with Council perspectives provided by: Sheila Gritz-Swift, (FL Council) and Jackie Hayes (NY Council).

Webinar Objectives
1.Compare demographic trends in languages spoken in the United States and their respective states and territories.
2.Review a definition and framework for linguistic competence.
3.Differentiate linguistic competence from language access and cultural competence.
4.Identify legal mandates and requirements for language access that affect individuals who experience developmental disabilities and their families.
5.Explore the implications of linguistic competence for Developmental Disabilities Councils.

Webinar Date: March 14, 2017

Webinar Title: Cultural and Linguistic Competence: Definitions, Frameworks, and Implications for DD Councils – Speakers: Tawara Goode, Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence with Council perspectives provided by: Ken Latham, (OH Council) and Jackie Hayes (NY Council).

Webinar Objectives
1. Define culture and describe its multiple dimensions.
2. Describe a conceptual framework for cultural competence and its implications for Developmental Disabilities Councils.
3. Define linguistic competence.
4. Cite legal mandates and requirements for language access for individuals with limited English proficiency, including those with developmental disabilities and their families.

Webinar Date: May 24, 2017

Webinar Title: Culturally and Linguistically Competent Strategies to Engage Diverse Communities – Speakers: Tawara Goode, Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence with Council perspectives provided by Sumaya Karimi, Georgia DD Council, and Jackie Hayes, New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council.

Webinar Objectives

1. Review conceptual frameworks, values, and practices of cultural and linguistic competence; and
2. Apply these concepts to approaches to engage diverse and underserved communities in the work of Developmental Disabilities Councils.