Implicit Bias, Understanding the Impact of What We Don't See (CARC/CRPA CE in addition to OASAS-approved hours)
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Research suggests that race and ethnicity are predictors of how services are delivered, and implicit bias is one component (of many) that is been identified as influencing the provision of poor care. The elusiveness of unconscious bias underscores provider perception, unwitting use of stigmatic language, and instigates assumptions and microaggressions affecting a person's capacity to respond to care.
This interactive two-hour training will discuss how cognitive bias develops, is sustained by intrinsic and environmental factors, and contributes to inequitable outcomes for persons of color. The content will also inform on bias reducing techniques and person-first language approaches that can enhance provider-client interactions and outcomes for marginalized communities.
CREDITS: This training meets the requirements for 2 renewal hours (CASAC, CPP, CPS) and 2 initial hours (CPP, CPS) through New York State’s Office of Addiction Services and Supports (NYS OASAS). As an IC & RC member board, OASAS accredited courses are granted reciprocal approval by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Alcohol and Drug Counselor Committee. Many other states offer reciprocity - please check with your accrediting agency.
This training is approved under the ASAP-NYCB Certification Board for CARC Elective & CARC/CRPA CE in addition to OASAS-approved hours.
Participants are required to attend the entire session, turn on their video cameras, and actively participate in order to receive a certificate of completion.