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Moving Towards Inclusion, Reconciliation and Equity (Previously known as Cultural Competencies)

 A global priority for a changing world.

Description:

Moving Towards Inclusion, Reconciliation and Equity (Previously known as Cultural Competencies) is a 14-hour course is designed to engage participants in dialogue and discussions. You will learn to recognize unconscious bias. You will review culturally competent and humble ways of creating administrative justice.

Today, Canadians are diverse in their racial, ethnic, religious, and linguistic backgrounds. We represent over 200 ethnic groups. We are of different sexual orientations, abilities, and gender identity. Many have disabilities – some visible and some not. We are diverse in many ways. In 2015 the Truth and Reconciliation Commission issued calls to action for governments and educators. These encourage training in cultural diversity, particularly about indigenous culture.

Administrative Justice professionals need to explore cultural competence and cultural humility. They must develop the skills to conduct their work fairly and ethically. Their decisions must be based on the evidence they receive. This one-day session will help you incorporate an inclusive and respectful environment into your practice. You will examine the possible effect of cultural differences on communications, assessing evidence, conducting a fair proceeding, decision making and decision writing.

Participants will begin to think about systemic discrimination. They will consider the work needed by organizations that wish to move towards equity.

2021 Livestream Course Dates

  • November 15, 16, 18, & 19 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm MST)

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This course intends to:

  • Apply “diversity”, “inclusion”, and “equity” in administrative justice applications.
  • Connect dimensions of culture to administrative justice practice.
  • Appreciate how assumptions may be either helpful or create barriers.
  • Recognize how unconscious bias affects administrative justice decision-making, advocacy, administration, and investigation.
  • Develop strategies for preventing unconscious biases from affecting administrative justice decision-making, administration, advocacy, and investigation.

Course Outcomes:

After this course, learners will be able to:

  • apply strategies to prevent unconscious biases from affecting administrative justice decision-making, administration, advocacy, and investigation.
  • assess their strengths and weaknesses in diversity, inclusion, and equity to plan for further professional development.

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In-Person or Livestream: $1,070.00 Members / $1,320.00 Non Members