DIR 401: Let’s Talk About Race
Committing to Being Color-Brave
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In this course, we will explore the concept of race as a social construct, as well as related concepts including microaggressions, implicit bias, and white privilege. We will discuss the narratives created to support racism and how those narratives persist today. We will discuss the importance of engaging in introspection as a critical part of ongoing personal and professional development. Participants will learn helpful self-reflection questions and also strategies for being able to effectively discuss race. This will not only allow helping professionals to be better equipped at addressing issues related to race with their clients but also allow them to work toward building antiracist organizations and an antiracist society.
This course is not a DIRFloortime specific course. It is a course designed for all professionals serving those on the spectrum including art therapists, behavioral analysts and techs, counselors, developmental therapists, early intervention specialists, educators, music therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, speech and language pathologists, and any other professionals and paraprofessionals providing services or supporting individuals on the autism spectrum including administrators and administrative assistants.
Participants will be able to summarize their understanding of race and racism, as well as the implications of race in daily life.
Participants will demonstrate the ability to increase self-awareness related to race, improve one’s ability to sit with discomfort, and identify one’s current stage of racial identity development by engaging in deep reflection and introspection.
Participants will be able to describe why it is important to talk about race in their work with colleagues and clients and learn effective strategies for doing so.
Explore the concept of race.
The importance of engaging in introspection as a critical part of ongoing personal and professional development.
Group discussion to identify self-reflection questions and also strategies for being able to discuss race effectively,
Discussion on how to work toward building antiracist organizations and an antiracist society.
Professional Continuing Education
All participants can request a Certificate of Attendance documenting hours of participation and available professional continuing education credits at the time of registration. Please note that continuing education credit is only provided for direct seat time. Course preparation including readings, lectures, and mentoring is not included in the CE hour or credit total. This course is a live online course and participants must log in individually to the online classroom, following the instructions provided by ICDL and with their camera on, so there is a record of each participant's attendance individually. If participants join in a room with a group, each participant must still log in on their own device so ICDL can see each participant and verify each individual's login and log out of the online classroom. Participants must attend the entire course to get CE credit. Partial credit is not an option.
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Speech and Language Pathologists
This course is offered for 0.3 ASHA CEUs (Various levels, Related areas).
Non-Credit Onsite Events: Continuing education credit is not offered for breakfast, luncheon, and dinner functions nor breaks, board and committee meetings, and networking events.
Skills Level: This Training is appropriate for occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, educators, and mental health treating professionals of all skill levels.
Important Information for Speech and Language Pathologists:
As part of your registration, you were asked to share your ASHA account number. This is required for ICDL to process your ASHA continuing education credits. Our Continuing Education Department will complete and submit an ASHA participant form on your behalf at the conclusion of your course.
We also request that all participants complete a course evaluation form that will be received via email. This course evaluation is for ICDL and is used to help improve all aspects of our training program. Your feedback is valuable, and we thank you for your time!
If you have any questions about this process, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This course is offered for 0.3 AOTA CEUs
(Introductory level, Professional area)
Non-Credit Onsite Events: Continuing education credit is not offered for breakfast, luncheon, dinner functions or breaks; board and committee meetings, networking events.
Skill Level: This Training is appropriate for occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, educators, and mental health treating professionals of all skill levels.
To obtain AOTA CEUs from a course you have taken, please follow these steps:
1. As part of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)’s Approved Provider Program, ICDL is required to have a certain number of short online surveys completed for renewal as a continuing education provider. Please complete this one-page survey about your continuing education experience here: http://www.aota.org/appsurvey.
2. Complete the course evaluation form that has been emailed to you from ICDL. This course evaluation is for ICDL and is used to help us improve our course offerings. We thank you for your time.
ICDL has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6733. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. ICDL is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This course is available for NBCC continuing education credits. The number of CEUs for NBCC is based on the number of "seat" hours for the course. This course has three (3) seat hours of instruction.
NEW YORK STATE SOCIAL WORKERS:
International Council on Development and Learning Disorders, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0371. This course is offered for 3 contact hours of credit.
MT-BCs can claim credits for the course under the Other Continuing Education Opportunities category for recertification. Please refer to the Recertification Manual for additional details