Document Category: Cultural Responsiveness

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.

The Implicit Association Test

This assessment measures unconscious associations about race, gender, sexual orientation, and other characteristics.

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.