Deconstructing Unconscious Bias & Unintended Racism when Working with Children and Families
Join us for an important training with Dr. Sharon Washington that will explore the unconscious bias & unintended racism that exists when working with children and families
This training will discuss racial/ethnic inequities, historical trauma, racial trauma, racial socialization, whiteness, structural racism, and provides learners tools and strategies to increase allyship and accompliceship.
Dr. Washington is renowned for engaging diverse audiences on the complex intersections of race, historical trauma, social inequality and justice, and the impact of these factors on health and societal outcomes.
An award winning educator, Sharon creates and instructs courses and trainings reflecting the deliberate use of educational settings as safe spaces for healing from the social and cultural trauma of racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression that limit the capacity of the human spirit, so that learners may use that power to heal the world.
Sharon is a Gates Millennium Scholar, class of 2003, and former President of the Gates Millennium Scholars Alumni Association, a network of over 20,000 diverse millennial scholars and professionals. She received her Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies from Temple University and her Master of Public Health from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Sharon earned her Doctorate of Education at Teachers College of Columbia University, where her research explored medical students self-rating of preparedness to engage in effective cross-cultural care.