Gaining Cognitive Control: Taking Charge of Implicit Bias

Speaker

Andre Koen, MA
Chief Facilitator, AM Horizons

Session Details

Date and time: Wednesday, April 5, 1:15-3:15 p.m.
Learning track: Health Equity
Learning level: Beginning

Session Description

Learn how to gain cognitive control and take charge of implicit bias personally and within an organization or workplace. This workshop will provide strategies to eliminate and replace harmful stereotypes and cultural prejudice to create space for diversity, equity and inclusion so staff and and organizations can flourish. Participants will take part in engaging conversations to illuminate the problem of implicit bias and how it limits our ability to develop cross-cultural competence.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Apply culturally-responsive conceptualization skills to explain how clients' privileged and marginalized status influence culture, worldviews, experiences and presenting challenges.
  • Eliminate the use of harmful stereotypes and cultural prejudice to create space for diversity, equity and inclusion in organizations.