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Implicit Bias: How to Manage our Unconscious Biases and Create More Equitable Organizations
September 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
One event on September 10, 2021 at 9:00 am
The Implicit Bias training helps individuals understand and minimize the role of unconscious bias within their roles and positions. Through education and discussion, this training teaches individuals how to recognize and manage their biases. Successful implicit bias training contributes to improved inclusion, justice, equity, and diversity practices within organizations.
By the end of the training, participants will be able to:
- Identify implicit bias with an intersectional lens.
- Understand how biases are formed and impact position, role and services.
- Assess and filter their biases.
Presented by Allen E. Lipscomb, PsyD, LCSW, Associate Director of Online and Offsite MSW Programs and Director of Minority Male Mentoring (M3) & Student Success Allies (SSA) / California State University, Northridge
Cost for CCALAC Members and Affiliates: $80
Non-Members Cost: $130
Allen E. Lipscomb, PsyD, LCSW is an Associate Professor and Director of Online and Offsite MSW Programs as well as Director of Minority Male Mentoring (M3) and Student Success Allies (SSA) program at California State University Northridge in the Department of Social Work. Dr. Lipscomb is a clinical psychologist by highest degree earned and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of California. Dr. Lipscomb received his doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) with a clinical emphasis in marriage, family and child psychotherapy from Ryokan College and his Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Southern California. Upon completing his doctorate, he earned a certification in mixed-methods community-based research from the University of Michigan in the School of Social Work. In addition, Dr. Lipscomb studied diversity and inclusion practices within organizations through Cornell University, earning a certification from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell.
Dr. Lipscomb specializes in providing anti-oppressive and inclusive mental health services to individuals, children, youth, and families of color. His areas of research are centered on the psychiatric epidemiology among racialized and marginalized individuals who have experienced trauma (i.e. complex trauma, traumatic-grief, and race-based trauma). Specifically, Dr. Lipscomb has conducted numerous qualitative research studies on racialized Black identified men across the Black/African Diaspora exploring their grief, loss, and complex-trauma experiences. His pedagogy is centered on cultural anti-oppressive and clinically-responsive inclusive practices with communities of color. Dr. Lipscomb maintains a private practice; conducts local, national, and international trainings; is a clinical consultant and keynote speaker. Dr. Lipscomb has numerous peer review journal articles that centers Black male grief experiences and has published two books titled: Black Male Grief Reaction to Trauma: A Clinical Case Study of One Man’s Treatment, and BRuH Approach to Therapy (BAT) and Other Related Services to Promote Healing of Traumatic Grief Among African American Men and Youth: A Clinical Practice Guide and Workbook: Honoring-Based Practice Approach.
This training has been made possible through the generous support of Cedars Sinai.