This program is not available for credit.
Although organizations are trying to create and manage diverse and inclusive workplaces, many are not aware of some of the best practices and simple strategies they can incorporate to promote such an environment. We are currently living in unprecedented times. Division, bias, and exclusion, based on factors associated with social injustice and a general lack of appreciation for diversity, seems to have become our current societal norm. With the high stress and anxiety created by these current trends in society, it is even more important for organizations to provide a safe space for their employees where there is a genuine sense of belonging and fair access to opportunity. The goal of this course is to outline the relationship between diversity and inclusion, while providing very practical strategies for HR Professionals in their role to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
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Shannon T. White, MSW, LCSW is a Mental Health Therapist, Leadership Coach, Speaker and Author, whose personal and professional desire is to teach and develop professionals that advocate for and promote wellness as well as diversity, inclusion and the empowerment of disadvantaged people in the workforce and society. Shannon possesses over 20 years of professional experience in the field of Mental Health and Social Services, with over ten of those years focusing on the education and leadership development of mental health providers, and other related professionals. Shannon’s employment experience also includes her service as Professor of Sociology/Social Work at Rowan College of Gloucester County and as adjunct professor of Social Work at both Camden County College and Rutgers University- Master of Social Work Program. She obtained her B.A in Sociology at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA and her Master of Social Work Degree at Rutgers University- School of Social Work in Camden, NJ.
Shannon has developed and facilitated numerous CEU programs, trainings and workshops on a variety of topics in mental health, supervision, leadership, cultural competency and personal and professional development. In 2019, Shannon released her first book, "Confront Your Comfort, Excel in Your Press: Reaching Your Why, Your Vision & Your Victorious Place”. Outside of her professional responsibilities, Shannon enjoys fitness and spending quality family time with her awesome husband and four amazing children.
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