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Monday, June 6 • 9:45am - 11:15am
Session 1G: Opening Our Eyes to Bias: A New Vision

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Cultural diversity plans are one the NCA standards. Everyone has biases that are often unconscious yet impact the way we do business. This workshop addresses one CAC’s unique response to dealing with diversity by identifying areas of team bias and recognizing how it might affect a family and the case. The workshop will discuss how we began to identify these biases and then use case review to discuss the issues and address our attitudes to make the CAC a more culturally sensitive environment for all. This process and team members ‘response to it will be discussed in this workshop.
Suggested Session Track: Research & Innovative Practices 


Speakers
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Beth Reiman

Coordinator of Forensic and Clinical Services, Westchester Institute for Human Development Children's Advocacy Center
Dr. Beth Reiman, PhD and LCSW-R is the Coordinator of Forensics and Clinical Services at the Children’s Advocacy Center at the Westchester Institute for Human Development. Dr. Reiman is the co-chair of the cultural diversity subcommittee for the MDT where the focus has been on bias within the team. Dr. Reiman is committed to reducing bias in the work environment can also be seen outside of the CAC.. She is an adjunct professor teaching... Read More →


Monday June 6, 2016 9:45am - 11:15am
Mount Vernon Square B Renaissance Washington DC Hotel

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