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Training & Consultation

Trainings in diversity and inclusion are a best practice to ensure all employees understand how they can foster and benefit from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Available Training

  • Diversity for All Staff

    This workshop offers an introduction into diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

    We discuss:

    • The importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce
    • Developing cultural competency
    • Understanding generational differences
    • Overcoming bias and stereotypes
    • Managing diversity-related conflict

    Register through Taleo Learn to find out when our next trainings occur, or DiversityInclusion@utsouthwestern.edu the Division of Diversity & Inclusion.

  • Inclusive Team Building Part 1 and Part 2

    In this two-part series, we provide teams with the opportunity to assess their workplace environment and collaborate on an inclusive path forward. The core objectives we discuss include:

    • The core components of an inclusive team
    • Operationalizing team norms
    • Micromessaging in the workplace
    • Navigating communication breakdowns
    • Active allyship on teams

    Register through Taleo Learn to find out when our next trainings occur, or DiversityInclusion@utsouthwestern.edu the Division of Diversity & Inclusion.

  • Affirming Gender Identity and Expression in the Workplace

    This training will serve as an introductory workshop to learn about:

    • Identities related to sex, gender, gender identity, and gender expression
    • Examine the impact of stigma
    • Learn about how workplaces can be supportive and welcoming of gender diversity
    • Highlight the available resources and recommendations for best practices for being inclusive of gender identity and expression at UT Southwestern

    Register through Taleo Learn to find out when our next trainings occur, or DiversityInclusion@utsouthwestern.edu the Division of Diversity & Inclusion.

  • Patient Centered Care

    In this workshop, we equip patient-facing health-care workers with the knowledge and skills to provide gender-affirming care. The core objectives we discuss include:

    • Defining and demystifying key concepts
    • Understanding how bias and stereotypes affect inclusive patient care
    • Developing cultural competence
    • Navigating the Epic system

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  • Building High-Trust Teams

    This training is available upon request and availability.

    This workshop provides teams with the opportunity to assess their workplace environment and collaborate on an inclusive path forward. We discuss:

    • Vulnerability
    • Workplace civility
    • Connecting across differences
    • Unconscious bias
    • Growth mindset

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  • Inclusive Hiring/Search Committee Training

    This training is available upon request and availability. In this training, we identify strategies and best practices for the faculty search process:

    • Understanding the science behind unconscious bias
    • Identifying areas of opportunity in committee composition, recruiting, and the interview process
    • Implementing best practices to mitigate bias in the search process

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  • Unconscious Bias: Back to the Basics

    In this workshop, we provide an introductory look into what unconscious bias is and how it affects workplace dynamics. The core objectives we discuss include:

    • Defining unconscious bias and the different forms of unconscious bias in the workplace
    • Understanding how unconscious bias impacts health care and basic science fields
    • Discussing the effects of unconscious bias on workplace dynamics and sense of belonging
    • Understanding the structural roots of unconscious bias in the U.S. context
    • Advancing strategies to build a more inclusive culture

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