We already know that Mindfulness, the ancient practice of being aware of the present moment, is a powerful tool for health/wellness and stress-reduction. More recent research shows that Mindfulness practices can also reduce our implicit/unconscious biases. With over 20 years of experience as an award-winning
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Leading-edge research finds that effective anti-bias training incorporates strategies on both personal and institutional levels. DSC training provides solutions in both. This interactive presentation unpacks implicit/unconscious bias, invites participants to consider their own biases and the ways biases manifest in an organization. Specific strategies are offered
Inclusive leaders generate an environment where every organization member feels confident that their voice will be heard and valued. Leaders who mindfully promote diversity foster creativity and innovative solutions. This keynote/workshop asks us to consider our preconceived notions, biases, and behaviors that limit our ability to effectively lead. Dr.
Microaggressions are unintentional slights, invalidations, or other behaviors that cause an exclusionary environment, especially for people who experience systemic discrimination. This workshop offers insight into some of the behaviors that might have negative unintended consequences. Through interactive skill-building group work, we discuss how to effectively challenge
If left unchecked, strong emotion in the classroom/workplace can cause mental and physical stress, a breakdown in communication, and can hinder the learning process. We will discuss emotions, triggers, and how to reframe these uncomfortable situations as moments of potential growth and relationship-building in support
This session provides participants with awareness and skills about personal identity and institutional dynamics of social inequality. We make more inclusive choices when we have an understanding of the legacy of institutionalized discrimination and the ways those inequalities operate in our lives, even unintentionally, to include some
When students feel like they belong in their classroom, regardless of the topic, they increase engagement and retention in the classroom and around campus. This keynote/workshop provides specific curricular and environmental strategies for creating inclusiveness to allow all students and faculty to expand their potential in the
But Wait! There's More!
These are just a few of the many workshops DSC offers. Additional topics include:
- Environmental Justice
- Mindfulness for Health and Wellness
- Generational Differences
- Communication Skills
- And more
Book a complimentary consultation with Dr. Samuels to choose or design the perfect Keynote or Workshop for your organization!