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2018 EPA Convention
March 1–4, 2018 | Marriott Downtown | Philadelphia, PA
Psi Chi Diversity Workshop

Courageous Conversations: Challenging Bias and Prejudice

The realities of today’s world urge us to consider many components of diversity, both visible and invisible. While these dimensions of diversity make society richer, as humans we are inherently biased toward others from different groups.This interactive workshop will engage participants in structured activities to: (a) critically examine assumptions and biases, and (b) discuss  . . . [See below]

Nghi D. Thai, PhD
Central CT State University
11:00 a.m.–12:20 p.m., Room 409
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Abstract Cont.

. . . strategies, develop communication skills, and gain practical experience for recognizing and managing bias and prejudice in the moment.

Biography
Dr. Nghi D. Thai is an associate professor in the Department of Psychological Science at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU). She earned her PhD in community and cultural psychology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and completed a NIDA T32 postdoctoral fellowship at The Consultation Center, Division of Prevention and Community Research, Yale University. Dr. Thai is the primary faculty member for the Community Psychology master’s program at CCSU and she also teaches intergroup relations and introduction to psychology courses. As a community psychologist, she uses ecological systems and community-based participatory research approaches. Dr. Thai collaborates with community partners in New Britain to examine factors related to school engagement and with colleagues in New Haven to evaluate an interdisciplinary team science consortium.




 

 

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Central Connecticut State University
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