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Racism: Increasing Awareness and Understanding Webinar

$20.00 Or MEMBER PLAN (Starting at $9.95 a month)

Trainer: Shadell Permanand, BTh

Race and racism is a sensitive topic. This webinar aims to increase awareness and understanding about racism through exploring a brief overview of the bad science and myth of biological race and discussing the social construct and reality of race and racism. Also explored are historical examples of racism and resistance against racism, important definitions and the dynamics of power and privilege as well as strategies for today in order to promote equity and inclusion within our organizations and communities.


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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar participants should be able to
  • Explain the myth of biological race while demonstrating the legitimacy of race as a social construct.
  • Recall historical examples of racism and resistance to racism.
  • Describe important concepts and definitions related to race (e.g., prejudice, discrimination, power, privilege).
  • Identify possible strategies for promoting inclusion within organizations and communities.

Target Audience

This is an introductory-intermediate level webinar intended for social workers, teachers, parents, social service, health care and human resource professionals, and anyone interested in learning more about the topic.

Method of Delivery

Each webinar is 60 - 70 minutes in length. Pre-recorded webinars include no interactivity with the instructor. Live webinars will each contain 60 minutes of instruction from the facilitator using visual powerpoint slides and then there will be 10 minutes at the end of the webinar when participants can type in questions or comments directly to the instructor and hear feedback in realtime from the instructor.

Completing Webinar

Upon viewing entire webinar general participants will be able to receive a general certificate of participants. For those require ASWB and NBCC approved certificates you will need to take a post webinar test. A certificate will be given after successful completion of test. An evaluation form will be available to complete after submitting the posttest.

Continuing Education

ASWB: CTRI (Provider Number 1214), is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ASWB Approval Period: Aug. 10, 2014 – Aug. 10, 2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. NBCC: CTRI has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6668. Challenging Behaviors in Youth and Understanding Mental Illness workshops do not qualify. CTRI is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. While other associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits  

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