Implicit Bias and its Impact at Work [63.16]
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center

   Carolina Thatcher, Director of Inclusion and Diversity, Bureau of Workers' Compensation

Track: Human Resources
Secondary Track: Diversity and Inclusion
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic

Implicit bias includes attitudes, stereotypes, and preferences that exist below our conscious level. They affect our behavior and decision making including in the workplace. So, what can we do about it? This session provides a definition of implicit bias and describes how it works and how it affects our behaviors and decisions. Participants are provided examples in the work environment and strategies to mitigate biases.

Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish between bias and implicit bias.
2. Identify impact on the employee life cycle and the organization.
3. Recognize institutional and individual strategies to mitigate implicit biases.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CLE: 1
  EPA: 1
  Sanitarian: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
Implict Bias: Impact at Work- Handout

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