Going Beyond Well-Intentions to Create Environments of Honoring (Diversity and Equity) 1.28.22
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About the Event
Workshop Summary: This workshop provides education on how to manage and embrace the new emerging reality of diversity, with an emphasis on listening to the voices of all people. Learn how to provide safe, culturally sensitive education and practices to practitioners working at the micro, mezzo and macro levels in society. Oscar Harris is a certified Intercultural Development Inventory administrator (IDI), uses IDI and Harvard's implicit bias test, coupled with lecture, group work and case study reviews, to help individuals and groups explore their meta-cognition around the topic of diversity.
· Understanding diversity (in a modern context)
· Navigating difficult conversations
· Repairing relationships while pursuing social justice.
Presenter Bio: Oscar Harris, MSW, Ed.D., ESA
Oscar Harris is the Chief Family and Community Engagement Officer for Spokane Public Schools. He advises senior leadership on family and community engagement practices. He also oversees the implementation of equity resolution, which includes developing and overseeing the implementation of culturally relevant trainings and equitable practices district-wide. Dr. Harris serves as adjunct faculty for Eastern Washington University (social work program) and Whitworth University (counseling program) teaching research methods.
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