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Race Awareness (PM) SGC - ASC & ICS staff only

Webinar: Zoom, Webinar
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Learning and Development
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Target Audience
Social Care Staff / Staff Working in ICS
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Event Types
Course categories
Adult Social Care / Children and Young People / Equality and Diversity
Adult Social Care subcategories
General Adult Social Care
Children and Young People subcategories
Children's Social Care
Equality and Diversity subcategories
Equality and Diversity
Event description
  • Increase understanding around race, racism and systemic racism as well as how it manifests in relation to social care specifically
  • Exploring disparities from statistics that have been caused by systemic racism specific to social care and other core English institutions
  • Understanding our own unconscious bias and social conditioning to help us better challenge ourselves, our thoughts and our beliefs
  • A deep dive into white privilege, power & advantage
  • Cultural awareness and how being aware of cultural norms can help us be more culturally competent when supporting people
  • Learning what microaggression are and what we can do to mitigate against them and how to support somebody who has experienced a microaggression
  • Exploring Language the nuances and connotations associated with some outdated terms
  • How to be an anti-racism ally and what this means as an individual, team and organisation

If the session is virtual, please check that you can access Zoom prior to the event. If you are South Gloucestershire Council staff, you will need to fill out this form if you have not already obtained a Zoom licence. Licences can take up to an hour after being requested, zoom can be accessed via the web browser if you have not been able to request your license in time.

We want to make sure everyone feels comfortable attending this session. We can offer a separate session for staff who may find the nature and content of this training session triggering.

If you would like to attend this separate session, please contact Joanne Worthington

All staff will be offered support where needed by the trainer and the organisation
Learning outcomes

  • Understanding of what racism is and how it can present & manifest in social care

  • Increased awareness of our own privileged, advantage & power and how we can utilise this

  • Understand how to reduce aspects of interpersonal racism from happening on the ground between people, particularly microaggressions

  • Increased understanding of what an anti-racism ally is and what actions you can take individually and within the organisation to support race equity

Start Date
Monday 17 April 2023
End Date
Monday 17 April 2023
Closing Date
Sunday 16 April 2023
13:00 - 16:00
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Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event