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The Paralegal's Guide to Bias, Diversity and Inclusion

  • 08/25/2022
  • 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Bias-Diversity-and-Inclusion/Video-Webinar/95031ER_3738429?st=WA

Program Description

What You Need to Know About Cultural Competence, Discrimination, Diversity, and More

This paralegal-focused program gives you an overview of best practices for promoting inclusivity and diversity in the law firm. Join our distinguished faculty as they teach you the differences between explicit and implicit bias, best practices for drafting anti-harassment policies, and tips for building cultural competence. Register today!

  • Identify the warning signs of bias.
  • Uncover practical guidance for promoting inclusion in the law firm.
  • Develop strategies for preventing and handling discrimination as a paralegal.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to disrupt bias in the law office. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. What Is Implicit Bias?
  2. The Effects of Bias on the Legal and Paralegal Practice
  3. Tactics for Interrupting Bias and Promoting Inclusion in the Law Firm 
  4. Anti-Harassment Policies and Training Programs: Legal Best Practices
  5. Building Cultural Competence: Key Steps to Take 
  6. Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in the Remote Law Firm

Washington State Paralegal Association
19540 International Blvd., Ste. 105
SeaTac, WA 98188

206.653.7259

info@wspaonline.org 

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