Live Virtual Workshops

Diversity and Culture

Strategies for Working with Differences

This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check your system requirements prior to registering.
February 01, 2023
(09:00 AM - 04:00 PM CT )
$279.00 (regular rate) + tax
Location: Online Virtual
*(early rate expires 12-1-23 )
6
Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

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Diversity and Culture - Live Virtual Workshop - Feb. 1, 2023

Early rate expires 01/12/2023

Live Virtual Workshops February 01, 2023 9:00AM-4:00PM CST
Quantity: 1 $ 249.00
Attendee 1 Information
When diversity and cultural differences lead to misunderstandings or distrust, they are often viewed as challenges to manage within our work environments. However, they are better viewed as valuable assets to organizational health. This workshop examines specific elements of diversity and culture as they relate to communicating, power differentials, and experiences of discrimination. Participants will learn strategies for working with differences and promoting inclusion in the workplace.

Learning Objectives

  • To define diversity, equity, inclusion, and exclusion
  • To describe how conflict, culture, and diversity relate
  • To define cultural competence, and communication across differences
  • To name the dynamics of power, bias, and discrimination
  • To explore rights, organizational considerations, responsibilities, and strategies

*Please allow only the registered individual(s) to view webinar materials

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, case study exercises, personal reflection, delivered electronically.

Some of the Topics Included

  • What is Meant by Diversity?
  • What is the Difference Between Equity and Equality?
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Dynamics
  • Language Considerations – How We Talk
  • Cultural Context Model
  • Culture Differences and Conflict
  • Communicating Across Difference
  • Culture and the Dynamics of Power
  • Discrimination and Rights
  • Organizational Strategies and Remedies

Target Audience

This is an intermediate level workshop applicable to both leaders and employees.

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Trainer: Shadell Permanand

Based in Chicago, Shadell has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of leadership, conflict resolution, and cultural diversity. She has a Master of Laws (LL.M) specializing in Dispute Resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School. Shadell has worked as the Executive Director of a conflict resolution and restorative justice organization, and been in senior leadership roles at York University and University of Toronto related to conflict resolution, crisis management, developing student conduct programming, equity/diversity, and public education. She is an engaging trainer and consultant who is passionate about developing environments that support equity, inclusion, and constructive conflict resolution. Shadell believes that fostering a healthy workplace climate provides the context for employees to thrive in their pursuit of organizational goals.

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