Morris County Psychological Association
You are invited to join us at our monthly zoom program:
Understanding and Addressing Implicit Biases in Psychological Practice
Milton Fuentes, PsyD
Dr. Milton A Fuentes is a professor in the psychology department at Montclair State University, and a licensed psychologist in NJ and NY. His research and clinical interests are in the areas of Latinx, multicultural and family psychology, program development, pedagogy, and motivational enhancement. He a member of the Motivational Interviewing network of Trainers.
Implicit biases are cognitive traces that are created by past experiences and impact our current performance. Regretfully they may compromise efforts to foster and maintain intercultural competence. This session will highlight best practices informed by social psychology research for understanding and monitoring implicit biases and promoting a diversity-centered practice.
Learning Objectives: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:
1. Define implicit bias.
2. Explain at least one strategy to assess implicit bias.
3. Describe at least three awareness-raising and prejudice-reduction exercises that can lead to the lessening of implicit bias
This program is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and graduate students. It will be presented at an intermediate level, meant for those with some prior knowledge of the subject matter. The presenter does not have any commercial support and/ or conflict of interest for this program.
When: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
Where: zoom – address emailed prior to the event
Cost: $20 (non-MCPA members)
$10 (MCPA members)
Contact: Nancy Sidhu at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or prefer not to register online.
Please register online by Monday, September 14th 2020 at www.mcpanj.com.
1.0 CE Credit Available
This program is approved for 1 CE credit. The cost of a CE Certificate is $15 for NJPA members, $25 for non-members, and free for sustaining members.
Refunds will be granted (less administrative fees) for cancellations more than 24 hours in advance of the event start time.