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OSHA Spring Conference/Rural Conference - Narrative Language Development and Treatment in Children from a Multicultural Perspective

  • 08 Mar 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Streaming Live from Intermountain ESD in Pendleton, OR


(depends on selected options)

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Course Description

This one-day workshop will focus on narrative language development in children from a multicultural perspective. It will include discussion of assessment but will primarily focus on intervention. Topic areas to be addressed include:

  • Importance of narratives in language development, literacy, and social interaction
  • Narrative macrostructure patterns across multiple cultural groups, including European North American, African American, Central and South American, Asian, and Native American communities
  • Cultural values and their relationship to narratives
  • Graphic representations and explanations of macrostructure featuring visual indicators of narrative organization for culturally based narratives
  • Key considerations in culturally-based narrative expectations
  • Lesson planning guidelines to understand the narrative structure of readily available children’s literature
  • How to choose multicultural literature that incorporates the experiences of clients
  • How to create lesson plans that address narrative macrostructure

Electronic handouts will be made available prior to the event.  

The conference will be live streamed from InterMountain ESD to participating locations, including Canby School District, Douglas ESD, University of Oregon, Southern Oregon ESD, Reynolds School District, Harney ESD, Malheur ESD, and NW Regional ESD.  Check back soon for new locations.  

Click here to view the full program brochure and paper registration form.

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