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Close-Up on Implicit Bias

Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 3:00 PM

The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity are national leaders in research on how implicit biases can unconsciously shape an individuals' actions and decisions. This training is intended to equip all attendees with a deeper understanding of our unconscious mental processing; the ways in which these implicit associations impact our decision-making despite our good intentions; and, what actions we can take to prevent and respond to the emergence of bias. Preshuslee Thompson, facilitation and research specialist with The Ohio State University, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, will be your trainer for the morning. Ms. Thompson is a Columbus native and a graduate of The Ohio State University. Ms. Thompson holds a Bachelor's Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice and minored in Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies and Sociology. Ms. Thompson is committed to facilitating trainings that leave audience members informed, equipped and committed to creating a more just and equitable society for all people. *Summit County Children Services is an Apporved Continuing Eduaction Provider through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board. This session is approved for 3.25 hours for Social Workers and Counselors.    YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR LICENSE NUMBER THE MORNING OF THE EVENT TO RECEIVE CEU'S. RESOURCE FAIR BEGINS AT 7:30 A.M., WHEN DOORS OPEN.

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