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Reducing the Effects of Implicit Bias

12:00pm - May 20, 2021 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Collaborating TTC: Central East MHTTC
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Description:
This session will explore how implicit bias may influence and impact one’s expectations and interactions with others, and the communities served by Mental Health First Aid/the Mental Health Association of Maryland.

 

Presenters:
Nicole Cammack, Ph.D. is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Maryland. She received her bachelor’s degree from Howard University and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University. Throughout her career, Dr. Cammack has focused on identifying ways to address the cultural and systemic issues that impact Black mental health and wellness. This passion led to the development of Black Mental Wellness, Corp. of which she is the President and CEO. In addition, she serves as the Program Director of a Primary Care-Mental Health Integration clinic, where she provides mental health services to veterans.

Danielle Busby, Ph.D. was born in Detroit, Michigan and raised in the Detroit metropolitan area. She received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan, and her Master’s and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University. Currently, Dr. Busby is an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. Dr. Busby’s expertise is in trauma-informed assessment and intervention; evidence-based clinical practices; and suicide risk assessment and intervention. She is passionate about decreasing barriers to mental health service use for underserved patient populations and is committed to continuously bridging the gap between research and clinical practice.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how implicit biases are embedded into policies, structures, and norms and impacts one's expectations and interactions with others
  • Identify how implicit bias impacts the health and mental health of individuals in the Black and Brown communities
  • Identify at least two strategies to address implicit bias

 

Who Should Attend?
Mental Health First Aid Instructors

 

Certificates of attendance will be available to viewers of 50% (30 minutes) or more of the live webinar (via email within 30 business days post-event). The webinar slide presentation and recording will be posted to the website.

 

This is a closed registration event.