Document Category: Cultural Responsiveness

Activity to Explore the Impact of Skin Color

This document guides an activity that illustrates the different experiences participants may have based on the color of their skin and helps provoke thinking and dialogue about different experiences and perceptions. 

Addressing Implicit Bias in the Child Welfare System

This presentation outlines disparities throughout the process (i.e, referral & investigation, substantiation, removal & out-of-home placement), impact of implicit bias, and tools to measure racial disproportionality and disparity and implicit bias.

Microaggressions: NCWWI 1-page Summary

This document summarizes an article that evaluates microaggressions and proposes possible approaches to handling situations in which microaggressions occur. The authors delve into real-life experiences that they endured from the unique perspective of three different roles: witness, perpetrator, and target.