Cultually and Linguistically Responsive Assessment

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Description

In the audio portion of this course, Dr. Jeremy Sharp speaks with Dr. Byn Harris about:

  • What is culturally and linguistically responsive assessment?
  • What are some common cultural or linguistic ethical dilemmas that psychologists might stumble into when conducting assessment?
  • Why using a nonverbal intelligence measure isn’t always the answer
  • When to use an interpreter vs. conducting a bilingual assessment?
  • Considerations of writing culturally responsive reports
  • Resources for early career and more advanced clinicians

The text-only portion of this course includes SAMHSA's TIP 59, Improving Cultural Competence. The quick guide provided will assist professional care providers and administrators in understanding the role of culture in the delivery of mental and substance use disorder services.

TIP 59:
• Defines cultural competence, presents a rationale for pursuing it, and describes the process of becoming
culturally competent and responsive to client needs.
• Addresses the development of cultural awareness.
• Describes core competencies for counselors and other clinical staff.
• Provides guidelines for culturally responsive clinical services.
• Provides organizational strategies to promote the development and implementation of culturally
responsive practices.
• Provides a general introduction to each major racial and ethnic group, providing specific cultural
knowledge related to substance use and treatment.
• Explores the concept of “drug culture” and its role in substance use disorder treatment.

Interview conducted: Early 2019

CE Content Category: Cultural Competence; Assessment and Testing

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, addiction counselors, nurses, case managers.

This CE course is designated as beginner.

There is no known conflict of interest or commercial support.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Text Interview with Bryn Harris., PhD.
  • Audio Interview with Bryn Harris., Phd.
  • Resources and References
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

ABOUT DR. BRYN HARRIS
Bryn Harris, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School Psychology doctoral program in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver. Her primary research interests include the psychological assessment of bilingual learners, health disparities among bilingual children, particularly those with autism spectrum disorder, culturally and linguistically diverse gifted populations, and improving mental health access and opportunity within traditionally underserved school populations. She regularly conducts international research, primarily in Mexico. Dr. Harris is the director and founder of the bilingual school psychology program at the University of Colorado Denver. She is also a bilingual (Spanish) licensed psychologist and nationally certified school psychologist. You can reach her at bryn.harris@ucdenver.edu.

ABOUT DR. JEREMY SHARP

Jeremy Sharp, PhD is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that he founded in 2009 and has grown to include five other clinicians. He earned his undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting his Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, Jeremy specializes in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, Dr. Sharp provides private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. Jeremy lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.

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Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Mar 8, 2021.

Learning Objectives

Based on the content of this course, I can:

  • Differentiate between cultural competence and cultural responsiveness
  • Provide examples of questions to ask in the interview to assess cultural influences
  • Discuss why it is important to know the linguistic demands of the assessments

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