COMING SOON! Awareness to Action: Module 1

Understanding Implicit Bias in the Legal Workplace – COMING WINTER 2020

This interactive online session explores the science and psychology of implicit bias, why addressing workplace bias is important to the legal profession and practical tools for positive change.

What you will Learn:

  • The definition of it - What implicit bias is and its relationship to explicit forms of bias.
  • The neuroscience of it – How the human brain is naturally biased and what you can do about it.
  • The impact of it - The research on the impact of bias in the legal workplace.
  • How to take first steps in building awareness of your own bias as a foundation for positive change.
  • Debiasing strategies for individual lawyers.
  • Myth busting - Dealing with misconceptions as barriers to understanding and potential pitfalls of anti-bias training.
  • Best practices for promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Credit Details:



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1 Hour Duration



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3 Lessons

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Prof  & CPD Credits

Key Takeaways:

  • Module 1 – Lesson 1
    • Defining implicit bias.
    • Understanding why we have biases – their function in human behaviour.
    • How implicit bias is measured.
  • Module 1 – Lesson 2
    • The relationship of implicit bias to other forms of bias.
    • Implicit bias vs. explicit bias – concealed bias – attitudes – stereotypes – prejudice – racism – discrimination.
    • Interactive scenarios on explicit bias in the workplace.
  • Module 1 – Lesson 3
    • Research on the impact of bias in the legal profession.
    • Understanding the effect of bias on equality, diversity and inclusion.

Prerequisites: None

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