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Professional Trainings and Seminars

Upcoming Events:

Implicit Bias….By Any Other Name
Dr. Robyn Brown-Manning
FRIDAY, APRIL 28th, 2023 – 9:00am-12:00pm
3 CEU available

Learning Outcomes:

As a result of participating in this workshop, attendees will:
  • Have a working definition of the term implicit bias
  • Recognize the ways implicit bias manifests in organizational policies and practices
  • Understand the importance of translating concepts (e.g. implicit bias) into behaviors and action steps

Workshop Description:

In an effort to counter the challenges of racism, sexism, ableism, heterosexism, etc., as a society we have become very comfortable with such concepts as implicit bias, cultural competence, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and the like. The theoretical frames and justifications for these constructs are taught in universities, professional development seminars and continuing education programs. Yet, the above-named isms and many more still exist and at times seem to be worsening. The question “How do we fix it?” is a persistent one.
After obtaining clarity regarding the nature of implicit bias, this workshop will invite participants to contextualize their blind spots within United States ideological norms, and organizational policies and practices. They will have an opportunity to identify specific steps they can take both individually and collectively to reconsider their therapeutic approaches. The goal is to become more engaging and inclusive of populations that have been unwittingly
marginalized or omitted from services. There will also be an opportunity to explore organizational policies/practices that may be reinforcing biases without being aware that this is occurring.
Workshop Design:
  • Presentation and Discussion
  • Small Group Activities
  • Individual and Group Action Planning

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