Mon, Oct 17|
Understanding How Implicit Bias Affects Case Management Within Efforts to Support System-Involved Youth and Families
Marya Wright, MSW, ASW
Time & Location
Oct 17, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
About the Event
Marya Wright, MSW, ASW
Attendees will: review evidence of implicit bias through illustrations of the neuroscience of implicit bias; learn how to describe the types of bias; and discuss stereotypes, prejudices, discrimination, in-group favoritism, aversive racism, and stigma. This course will assess how implicit bias creates barriers for providers working with system-involved youth and families and identify four objective processes to engage the families. This training will support providers with identifying bias in writing and reading of client documentation, comparing a stereotype threat to implicit bias, and outlining the effects and examples of stereotype threat. Attendees will review hidden biases and have a discussion on how biases influence their efforts to support system involved youth. The material will be delivered by PowerPoint presentation, short video clips, group discussion, breakout (small group) discussions and participant workbook (handout).
· Trainees will be able to assess how implicit bias creates barriers when supporting system-involved youth and families.
· Trainees will be able to identify four objective processes to use when providing case management support.
· Trainees will be able to compare stereotype threat to implicit bias and outline the effects this behavior has on system-involved youth and family outcomes.
9:00 – 9:15am Welcome, Agenday, Objectives and Learning Goals
9:15 – 9:30am Evidence of Implicit Biasplicit Bias
9:30 – 9:40am Types of Bias and Definition of terms
9:40 – 10:15am How implicit bias creates barriers
10:15 – 10:45am Developing Objective Process
10:45 – 11:00am BREAK (CE Hours will not be offered for this time
11:00 – 11:10am Identify bias in writing and reading
11:10 – 11:25am Stereotypes and Bias
11:25 – 11:45am Questions/Answers
11:45am – 12pm Evaluation & Closing
Meet Our Trainers
Marya Wright Consulting provides innovative, high-value, and culturally responsive training content for professionals. Marya offers continuing education training (CEUs) for agencies who service system-involved youth, foster youth, children and families. Marya is a registered Associate Clinical Social Worker with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Marya is a Child Welfare Worker II with County Children and Family Services in the Dependency Investigation Unit. She conducts investigations and assessments based on the Welfare & Institutions Code §300 regarding child abuse, neglect and exploitation on the legality of court intervention.
Marya graduated from San Diego State University, where she received her Bachelor’s in Social Work with a focus on Child Welfare Services and Motivational Interviewing. She then received her Master’s in Social Work from California State University, East Bay with a focus in Child Welfare Policy and research. Marya has also conducted research in Child Sexual Exploitation and Foster Care. In addition, she is a seasoned lecturer in the Sociology Department at CSU, East Bay.
This course meets the qualifications for (2.75) BBS CE Hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.