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Understanding and Addressing Implicit Biases in Psychological Practice Presented by: Milton Fuentes, PsyD

  • 16 Sep 2020
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Zoom Meeting
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  • Morris County Psychological Association

    You are invited to join us at our monthly zoom program:

     Understanding and Addressing Implicit Biases in          Psychological Practice

    Presented by:

    Milton Fuentes, PsyD

    Dr. Milton A Fuentes is a professor in the psychology department at Montclair State University, and a licensed psychologist in NJ and NY.  His research and clinical interests are in the areas of Latinx, multicultural and family psychology, program development, pedagogy, and motivational enhancement.  He a member of the Motivational Interviewing network of Trainers.

    Implicit biases are cognitive traces that are created by past experiences and impact our current performance.  Regretfully they may compromise efforts to foster and maintain intercultural competence. This session will highlight best practices informed by social psychology research for understanding and monitoring implicit biases and promoting a diversity-centered practice.

    Learning Objectives:  By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • 1.  Define implicit bias.

  • 2.  Explain at least one strategy to assess implicit bias.

  • 3.  Describe at least three awareness-raising and prejudice-reduction exercises that can lead to the lessening of implicit bias

This program is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and graduate students. It will be presented at an intermediate level, meant for those with some prior knowledge of the subject matter. The presenter does not have any commercial support and/ or conflict of interest for this program.

When:       Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

   9:30-10:30 a.m.

Where:      zoom – address emailed prior to the event

Cost:         $20 (non-MCPA members)

$10 (MCPA members)

  $0 students

Contact:   Nancy Sidhu at nancysidhumcpa@gmail.com if you have any questions or prefer not to register online.

Please register online by Monday, September 14th   2020 at www.mcpanj.com.


1.0 CE Credit Available

This program is co-sponsored by NJPA and the Morris County Psychological Association. NJPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  NJPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  NJPA ensures that permission to use proprietary information, and steps to safeguard such information, are discussed with presenters at NJPA sponsored programs.  No materials (physical or electronic) provided to attendees at such programs may be shared.

This program is approved for 1 CE credit. The cost of a CE Certificate is $15 for NJPA members, $25 for non-members, and free for sustaining members.

Refunds will be granted (less administrative fees) for cancellations more than 24 hours  in advance of the event start time.

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