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Training and Workshops

Training and Workshops

Workshops on Identity

Answer the question “Who Am I?” by exploring social group membership and social identity theory.

Key concepts: identity, social identity

Identify areas of growth in learning how to talk about diversity and inclusion, and practice tools of inclusive language.

Key concepts: linguistic insecurity, reflective language

Learn to recognize and respond to “subtle, stunning, often automatic verbal and non-verbal exchanges which are ‘put-downs'” of marginalized identity groups (Pierce, 1978).

Key concepts: intent vs impact, microaggressions

Analyze the impact of intersecting social identities based on the work of Kimberlé Crenshaw (1989).

Key concepts: intersectionality, multiplicity

Critically reflect on our societal understanding of ability/disability and brainstorm ways to build a more accessible world for all.

Key concepts: accessibility, human rights model

Engage in dialogue about the impact of stereotypes and prejudices on the individual and collective experience.

Key concepts: prejudice, assumption, stereotype threat

Connect the concepts of perception and difference to our current understandings of diversity, inclusion, and culture.

Key concepts: culture, perspective-taking

Loosely based on Brene Brown’s vulnerability framework, critically reflect on notions of vulnerability, authenticity, and community as they relate to identity and difference.

Key concepts: vulnerability, connection

Workshops on Social Justice

Engage in reflection and dialogue on the meaning and impact of privilege as it relates to social identity.

Key concepts: positionality, privilege

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Key concepts: bias

Key concepts: PAUSE model – Pay Attention, Acknowledge your assumptions, Understand your perspective, Seek different perspectives, Examine your options.

Notes: *The content for this training was developed by Cook Ross Consulting™. The suggested length for this training is 3 hours.*

Analyze power through the lens of institutions and systems, particularly focused on the ways in which power is granted or denied based on social group membership.

Key concepts: oppression, -isms

Trace our individual and collective experiences learning about various social identities using the Cycle of Socialization (Harro, 1997).

Key concepts: socialization, status quo

Explore the influences of settler colonialism on knowledge, learning, and academic pursuits while working towards the decolonization of education.

Key concepts: liberation, restoration

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Apply the tenets of non-violent communication to the work of engaging in difficult conversations.

Key concepts: dialogue, empathy

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