The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is leading the profession to be more diverse, equitable, and inclusive through its commitment to developing DEI resources and tools to strengthen occupational therapy practitioners' contribution to a healthy and engaged community.
To answer the call to support continuing education requirements for topics on DEI and Justice, the following course provides learning modules and others AOTA resources on implicit bias, unconscious bias, microaggressions, and having difficult conversations.
Earn: .1 AOTA CEU (1 contact hour/1.25 NBCOT PDUs)
Following completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
· Define bias, category types and microagressions.
· Discuss environmental examples of unconscious bias.
· Identify benefits of addressing bias.
· Describe strategies to address unconscious bias.
· Identify examples of microaggressions and unwanted behaviors
· Describe methods to address both microaggressions and tackling difficult conversations.
· Describe tools and resources to identify microaggressions and ways to suppress.
Audience: Occupational Therapy Practitioners
Learning Level: Introductory