Webinar: Black DSPs Matter:Part Three – Practical Application

Aug 10, 2021 | Webinars

Through a multimedia approach, the Black DSPs Matter: Part Three webinar invites participants to:

  • Revisit shared understanding of key terms and concepts related to the topic of racism.
  • Consider the pervasive impact of racism on outcomes for individuals receiving services.
  • Identify dual marginalization status for individuals at the intersection of race and disability
  • Explore barriers to healthy and effective engagement between providers and recipients of services.
  • Discuss biases and ways of determining what is right/wrong or fair/proper.
  • Share strategies for navigating inequitable workload, microaggressions and race & gender-based pay gaps.

The workshop intends to facilitate a pathway to new knowledge related to the perceptions and lived experiences of individuals who identify as being part of a marginalized group.

Thursday,  August 19,  2:00PM- 3:30PM ET

Learn About Our Presenter: Dr. Brandiss Pearson

Dr. Brandiss Pearson is a leader, educator, mentor and motivational speaker. Her journey began as a certified nursing assistant, then licensed practical nurse. Later, she earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Syracuse University and nursing degrees from St. Joseph’s College of Nursing, Le Moyne College & SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Pearson received her doctorate in executive leadership, with a focus on social justice, from St. John Fisher College.

Her overall goals are to help people remove self-limiting beliefs in order to become the best version of themselves and to create pathways to equity and inclusion at all levels of an organization.

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