Creating LGBTQ Affirming Agencies

Creating LGBTQ Affirming Agencies

♪ (female narrator) Within human services, there’s a perception that social workers and other professionals are inherently empathetic helpers who have the training and innate sensitivity to keep bias out of the workplace. Because of this perception, you might find it hard to believe that intolerance toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning individuals happens […]

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Shakti Butler — Racial Justice Speaker, Educator & Filmmaker

Shakti Butler — Racial Justice Speaker, Educator & Filmmaker

We can use film in order to foster deep learning and change, transformative learning, getting at people’s embedded assumptions about how the world works, which can often create what we call ‘a disorienting dilemma.’ Life is not the way you thought it was, there’s more. And some of that can be particularly disturbing, upsetting, funny, […]

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Health Literacy – Indigenous Perspectives on Health and Well-Being

Health Literacy – Indigenous Perspectives on Health and Well-Being

[Cancer Care Ontario Logo] [Cancer Care Ontario’s Regional Aboriginal Cancer Leads] [Are Employed One Day Per Week To Champion The Vision] [And Goals Of Ontario’s Aboriginal Cancer Strategies] [They Help To Identify And Respond To Systemic Issues] [Relevant To First Nations, Inuit And Metis Cancer Needs] [And Ensure A FNIM Perspective Is Included Within] [Regional […]

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Cultural Competency Seminar – Conclusion with Judith Greiman

Cultural Competency Seminar – Conclusion with Judith Greiman

>>In our last video you will hear from our Chief Deputy to the President and Senior Vice President for External and Governmental Relations, Judith Greiman. She summarizes all the topics and areas that were covered in our previous seminar videos. Most importantly, she stresses that if you have any additional questions or concerns related to […]

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Cultural Competency Seminar – Introduction

Cultural Competency Seminar – Introduction

>>Hello, I’m Dr. Jarvis Watson, Interim Chief Diversity Officer here at Stony Brook University. I’m here in the UNITI Cultural Center located in the Student Activity Center, a wonderful space that promotes diversity and inclusion within the Stony Brook community. In October 2018, at the request from our students, staff, and faculty, Stony Brook held […]

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Cultural Competency Seminar – Inclusion

Cultural Competency Seminar – Inclusion

>>In order to establish an inclusive environment, it is important that we take the time to listen to what our colleagues and peers share about their lived experiences via their identities. Please take a moment to watch this impactful video of individuals from various backgrounds and cultures, sharing their thoughts and concerns as it pertains […]

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Cultural Competency Seminar – Social Justice and Microaggressions

Cultural Competency Seminar – Social Justice and Microaggressions

>>Vernon Wall is a leader in social justice who was revered for his impact on various aspects within higher education. And he holds a cultural competency seminar. This video includes Wall’s address, followed by a video about microaggressions and how they affect students, faculty and staff within the campus community. Participants give in-depth examples of […]

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Cultural Competency Seminar – Disruption in the Workplace

Cultural Competency Seminar – Disruption in the Workplace

>>Jennifer Rossler, from the Office of Human Resources, is our next speaker. And she talks about the importance of dealing with office disruption. She is followed by a short video. Please pay attention to the three top issues — disruption in the workplace, the policies associated with it and repairing it, and how to avoid […]

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Part 3: Cultural Competence Strategies

Part 3: Cultural Competence Strategies

Hello everyone and welcome back. I’m Dr. Ivor Weiner, Professor of Special Education and the Director of the Family Focus Resource Center. With me for the final video in our three-part series is Dr. Wendy Ashley, Professor of Social Work. In the last two videos we examined cultural competency, cultural humility, and our own bias. […]

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NCCAH Webinar Cultural Safety for Indigenous Peoples Presentation with Dr. de Leeuw

NCCAH Webinar Cultural Safety for Indigenous Peoples Presentation with Dr. de Leeuw

So thank you very much for that introduction folks and I’m really looking forward to speaking with you for the next little while about cultural safety for Indigenous people as a determinant of indigenous peoples health. I just want to quickly say I’m really thankful to one of the participants who observed that in any […]

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