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Implicit Bias Workshop

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Free

Dr. Bentley L. Gibson, Director of The Bias Adjuster, LLC, is hosting and facilitating a workshop regarding Implicit Bias. Dr. Gibson is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Georgia Highlands College. Her research focuses on what are known as ​implicit biases, associations that people may be unaware they possess, yet still impact their behaviors.  Her full biography is available here.

At the conclusion of this program, attendees will:

  • Develop an awareness of their own implicit bias (using the latest scientific assessments).
  • Exposure to the science explaining how implicit bias develops from childhood to adulthood.
  • Learn about how factors such as personality and specific social conditions (i.e. stress) impact implicit bias.
  • Understand the ways in which implicit bias can impact the behaviors of well-intentioned individuals, and that few of us are immune to society’s deeply rooted social stereotypes.
  • Understand how to use the observational method to assess prejudice and discrimination that may be associated with implicit bias in their surroundings.
  • Understand how to reduce and control implicit bias and achieve positive intergroup experiences.
  • Have numerous counter-stereotypical examples of negatively stereotyped groups that will counteract negative attitudes
  • Participate in group/team-building exercises that reduce bias and foster positive intergroup interactions.
  • Participate in a training that steers away from causing negative feelings (i.e., guilt, sadness, discouragement, anger, etc.).

Given the current recommendations for social distancing, we are going to move this workshop to a remote session. We will move the presentation portion of this session to an online learning module, which will require 3 hours of learning time done asynchronously.

45 minutes – 1 hour of time will be required for completing 3 (race, gender, and sexuality) of the Implicit Bias Assessments. 2 hours of time will be required to complete all modules in the online learning course. We will share access to this course by May 18.

Finally, we will host a synchronous learning session with the speaker, Bentley Gibson, after completing all 3 modules. This event will take place on June 8 at 10am-11am via Zoom. Registration will be available until Tuesday, May 26.

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Date:
June 8
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
Free
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Venue

LVAIC
1309 Main St.
Bethlehem, PA 18018 United States
Phone:
6106257888
Website:
www.lvaic.org