Presidential Program---Dual Pathways to a Better America: Approaches to Preventing Discrimination and Promoting Diversity

CE Credit: 2

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Length: 110 minutes

***Due to lighting constraints at the convention center, the video for this session is dim***

The speakers will present research findings related to discrimination and diversity, with a focus on socially marginalized and discriminated groups. They will address the myriad benefits to all when the potential, capacity, and talent of all members of society are optimally developed. The speakers will also discuss how prejudice, discrimination, and bias affect both targets and perpetrators. The term prejudice is broadly used in this context to include a variety of groups. Audience participation is encouraged.

Learning Objective 1
Discuss the benefits and costs of diversity on society and culture.

Learning Objective 2
Explore appropriate ways to talk about race and discrimination.

Learning Objective 3
Review ways to discuss prejudice, particularly with children.

Presenters: James M. Jones, PhD (Chair and participant); Susan D. Cochran, PhD; Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, PhD; Michelle Fine, PhD; Sam Gaertner, PhD; Derald Wing Sue, PhD

Supplementary Materials

  • Cochran
  • Fine
  • Gaertner
  • Jones
  • Recommendations Jones
  • Wing Sue