Attendees will develop an understanding of the brief history of racism within the United States of America and how it has led to and supported systemic racism. Attendees will develop a better understanding of anti-racism, and how to incorporate anti-racist behaviors in all facets of their lives. There will be a brief Q&A following the presentation as well as information on how to take part in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion conversations spread throughout the year.
1) Attendees will learn how to incorporate anti-racist behaviors using the ecological model.
2) Attendees will gain a brief foundational historical knowledge base of racism in the USA.
3) Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of the difference between anti-racism and not racist.
4) Attendees will develop a better understanding of the learning continuum in relation to building anti-racist skills.
Salomé Valencia-Bohné, MA, MSW, LSWAIC, has been involved in diversity, equity, and inclusion work since 2006 while studying and working at Pacific Lutheran University. She graduated from the University of Washington in 2019 with a Master’s in Social Work and has been working in the clinical field since then. Salomé is currently a MHP Outpatient Mental Health Program Supervisor and acts as a board of director for local social work boards, a national educational board, and an international diversity and inclusion board. Salomé also serves as a Latinx representative for a major medical center in increasing equitable access for Latinos’ in the King County area.
Monday, March 15, 2021, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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