Owner, TEAM Sports Injury Consulting Howard University- Alumnus, United States
The purpose of this presentation is to identify provider tendencies for unconscious beliefs and implicit bias during early intervention decision making and implementation. By doing so, one can understand the need for further cultural competency and gain strategies to better serve minority and diverse communities.
Distinguish between types of implicit biases that influence decisions in early intervention
Identify examples of inequities in the distribution of resources and services
Discuss strategies to increase personal awareness of implicit biases
Discuss the role of leaders in addressing implicit bias
Develop solutions that foster equitable provision of early intervention services