Implicit Bias Awareness virtual training

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Implicit Bias Awareness virtual training on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm presented by Shira Greenfield, LCPC.

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Implicit Bias is an unconscious belief system based on stereotypes (e.g. racial, gender) that inadvertently influences one’s attitudes and behaviors towards members of certain groups in ways in which one may not be aware.

At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

Define implicit bias and explain the difference between explicit bias and implicit bias

Discuss the ways implicit biases are formed

Explain the negative impact of implicit bias on healthcare recipients

List ways to recognize and mitigate implicit bias in their personal and professional roles


Shira Greenfield is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who earned her master’s degree in Counselor Education from the University of Iowa in 1985.  In the past 37 years, she has worked as a therapist, a crisis intervention worker, a group facilitator, and an educator.  She has also held several leadership positions in behavioral health care providing oversight to both inpatient and outpatient programs and teams.  She currently serves as the Clinical Director for Pivotal Counseling Center with offices in Lake in the Hills and Woodstock.  Shira is an experienced and sought-after speaker who is known for her down to earth style and relatability.

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