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Addressing Triggers and Microaggressions In The Learning Environment

Synchronous Sessions: Wednesdays

Are you interested in learning to identify and create strategies for the prevention of microagressions and triggers in order to create a safe and inclusive learning environment for your students?

This workshop uses a decolonial lens to unpack microagressions and triggers in the post-secondary learning environment.  In addition, participants will practice strategies for the prevention of microaggressions and triggers within the learning environment.

Learning Outcomes:

Part 1

  • Explain the concepts of racial microaggressions and triggers
  • Analyze forms of racial microaggressions
  • Reflect on the impact of racial microaggressions
  • Analyze examples of potential triggers in the learning environment
  • Reflect on the impact of triggers in the learning environment
  • Discuss strategies for prevention of microaggressions and triggers within the learning environment


Part 2

 

  • Create a plan for Trauma Informed Teaching Practice in the classroom
  • Develop strategies for prevention of microaggression and triggers within the learning environment
  • Create culturally safe practices to support holistic wellness of students in the curriculum
  • Draft a holistic wellness plan for you as a teacher

Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.

 

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