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Implicit Bias: Understanding the complexities of diversity and inclusion

DATE: Thursday, September 12, 2024

TIME: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET // 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. CT  // 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT // 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. MT

PLATFORM: Via Zoom Webinar

COST: $36


  • Live & Interactive Webinar
  • Presentation Slides PDF & Additional Resources Included
  • Provides for 2 CE hours of General Skill-Building (ASWB) or Implicit Bias training

Bias refers to attitudes, behaviors and actions that are prejudiced in favor of or against a person or a group. In the field of mental health, various forms of bias lead to negative experiences for clients, especially in terms of barriers to care, as well as to disparities as to how that care is offered. Implicit bias is automatic and unintentional, which is why it is so important for us as mental health clinicians to examine its impact on our work. This training will examine the nature of implicit bias and how it can affect the client experience. We will also explore strategies for becoming aware of our implicit biases, and learn how we might reduce them.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Define the concept of implicit bias
  • Differentiate between different types of implicit biases
  • Describe how implicit bias can influence how we interact with people and make decisions
  • Assess how to recognize their own biases to prevent discrimination
  • Practice strategies for reducing their implicit biases