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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the School of Dentistry

Cultural Competency Training Series


ABOUT

As a part of the School of Dentistry's Five Year Strategic Plan a Cultural Competency Training Series was implemented. This three part series includes Unconscious Bias Training, for dental students, staff and faculty, by external content experts (Cook Ross). By-stander intervention training "Change It Up" by the University of Michigan Human Resources department for dental students, staff and faculty. Our final program will be a plenary presentation by Howard Ross of (Cook Ross) on his book "Re-Inventing Diversity" transforming organizational community to strengthen people, purpose and performance.


DATES

Upcoming

May 2017
Cultural Competency Training I- Unconscious Training for School of Dentistry dental, dental hygiene and post graduate students by Cook Ross. (Michigan League)

May and June 2017
Cultural Competency Training II- "Change It Up" Bystander Intervention Training for School of Dentistry staff, students and faculty by University of Michigan Human Resources Department. (School of Dentistry)

November 2017
Cultural Competency Training III- "Re-inventing Diversity" transforming organizational community to strengthen people, purpose and performance by author and CEO of Cook Ross, Mr. Howard Ross. (University of Michigan Campus)

Past

November 16, 2016
Cultural Competency Training I- Unconscious Training for School of Dentistry Staff and Faculty by Cook Ross. (Palmer Commons)


LEARNING RESOURCES
Tools to Mitigate Bias in Your Everyday Professional and Personal Life

Participants at the November 16, 2016 Cultural Competency Training Series "Navigating the World of Unconscious Bias" were asked to utilize these tools in their everyday professional and personal lives and to report back at future Cultural Competency Training sessions how well they have incorporated them into their life.

MATERIALS

Everyday Bias
Unconscious Bias Takeaway Sheet
Unconscious Bias PAUSE
Word of Inspiration Booklet