In recent years, the world has become divided; separating adult children from their parents, breaking families, destroying friendships and toxifying work cultures. To support our challenging times, we updated our DEI program to build on a solid foundation of relationships. We embrace a human-centered, stress-reduction ideology. From this perspective, we learn from a shared human experience lens and understand brain science as it relates to stress in order to cultivate, regardless of cultural, political or religious differences, an environment of mutual respect and collaboration. During difficult times, when humans feel threatened, our stress response becomes heightened, our behavior may become aggressive, or we may withdraw all together. An overactive stress response is unhealthy for positive, collaborative relationships and unproductive for the workplace. We will focus on learning to leverage knowledge about how the brain works to mitigate our stress response and support a kind and productive work environment.
We will examine how culture often drives behavior and learn how to mitigate cultural differences and create trust-based relationships regardless of ethnic and religious background.
Three things the attendee will BE DOING differently because of this training:
1. Interact with clients and co-workers from a stress-reduction ideology with cultural competence.
2. Create a professional work space that values humanity, diversity, equity and belonging.
3. Identify internal policy that doesn’t promote inclusion.
Three things the attendee will BE FEELING differently because of this training
1. Respect for cultural and religious diversity. 2. Confident in the ability to maintain diverse relationships.
3. Motivated to support equity, diversity and inclusion.
Two things the attendee will HAVE/POSSESS differently because of this training (This is not knowledge, but pragmatic application oriented things)
1. Ability to identify processes that support diversity and inclusion.
2. Ability to communicate in a manner that promotes inclusion.
This program is for municipalities, nonprofits and all business sectors that want to improve their service, hiring, retention and performance for the BIPOC (Black Indigenous People of Color) communities. We will work with organizations to determine their organization goals with regard to equity and diversity. We will provide organization specific in-depth training, relevant updates, coaching and annual recertification to include advancements in the area of diversity, inclusion, bias and holistic healing across the Social Ecological Model. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Our service improves when we learn to experience the world through the lens of those we serve. Our teaching methodology is extremely compatible to those that serve humanity. Understanding the impact of Historical Trauma and how to perform service endeavors from a Trauma Informed perspective will change the world! Trauma-informed out reach which incorporates cultural understanding is the foundation for creating traction in hard to reach communities. Learning motivational interviewing techniques and ways to calm a dysregulated brain at school, during medical intervention or judicial interaction can transform potential trauma into an opportunity for healing.