Tough but Important Reflections: Interrogating My Implicit Biases

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 8,10
  • Skill Level: Introduction

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. reflect on the presence and influence of implicit biases in their lives.
  2. generate actionable steps to reduce implicit biases and to intervene as bystanders.
  3. deepen their understanding of implicit biases and the ways in which they impact school psychological service delivery.


Through small group discussions and activities, presenters will discuss implicit bias and explain how it permeates the field school psychology. Suited for all levels of expertise, participants will discuss and share personal and professional experiences regarding implicit biases. Facilitators will introduce and utilize principles of brave space dialogue. Through dialogues, we will cultivate of strategies that foster equity and inclusion for youth in academic and community settings.



Stephanie M. Campbell, University of Wisconsin
Catalina Uribe, Nova Southeastern University


Alexandria C. Muldrew, Marie L. Tanaka


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