Course Overview

Using inclusive language is one way to address bias in order to create a safe, positive environment for employees and clientele. A positive environment will engage both staff and the public, increasing productivity and satisfaction. Public health and health professionals will be challenged to improve their understanding of implicit bias and inclusive language to implement a more equitable workplace in this course.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Define, recognize, and review examples of implicit bias;
  • Identify microaggressions and microaffirmations and examine microaggressions in the workplace;
  • Discuss people-first language and inclusive language and practice inclusive language for public health professionals.

Duration: 30 minutes

Continuing Education Information:  0.5 Continuing Competency Credits for CHES, and 0.75 for CPEUs.