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A Two-Part Virtual Anti-Bias Mini Training
Friday, August 7 & Friday, August 14 | 12:30-2:30pm, PDT
This two-part, interactive virtual training will focus on developing participants' knowledge and skills to reflect on, interrupt and reroute individual racial and other forms of bias in the context of their work.

While it is true that we all hold bias, the way our biases guide our actions is shaped by our social identities (racial, gendered, class-based, etc.) and experiences.

Through lecture, guided reflection, and small/large group dialogue, participants will more deeply understand how they are shaped by forces of oppression and privilege as well as gain tools for interrupting their own and others’ biased beliefs and practices.

These trainings will be virtual for two hours each with some home learning assigned in between. Participants are asked to commit to attending both parts of the series.
Taquelia Washington, LCSW, PPSC
Taquelia Washington is a licensed clinical social worker and holds a pupil personal services credential. She has close to 20 years of experience working in community mental health, specializing in providing services in the school systems. For over 10 years Taquelia worked at a continuation school, providing mental health related services to "at risk" and "hard to engage" youth while also developing systems of care to help best support them.

In addition, she has direct experience providing intensive therapeutic services to youth and their families in outpatient clinic settings. She utilizes an integrative approach in her clinical practice and strongly believes in the importance of building relationships and utilizing a culturally inclusive and trauma informed lens.

In addition to her direct practice work, Taquelia is the sole proprietor of EmpowerMe! Services. Through her business she provides contracted supervision to aspiring mental health professionals, teaches workshops designed to help those in helping professions provide more culturally inclusive and trauma informed services, and facilitates courageous conversations as requested by a variety of organizations.

She offers consultation services to help support in developing systems of care related to providing more culturally inclusive and trauma informed care. Additionally, Taquelia is currently core faculty at The Wright Institute located in Berkeley, California.

When she is not working, Ms. Washington loves spending time with her wife and son, exploring nature, running, and eating yummy food.
*MCLE: This course is approved by the State Bar of California for 4 MCLE credits for the Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society (provider #9323).
If you do not currently have the financial resources due the COVID19 crisis, you may opt for Hardship, $35.
  • Dates: Friday, August 7 & Friday, August 14
  • Times: 12:30-2:30pm, Pacific Daylight Time
  • Cost: CB Members, $89 | Public, $139 | Student / Hardship, $35
  • Location: Online - You will receive the Zoom invitation after registering.
Darlene Weide, Executive Director
(415) 920-3820 x105 |