Course DescriptionAs human beings, our everyday decision-making is unavoidably affected by implicit biases, stereotypes, and other types of cognitive biases. However, as attorneys, it is imperative that we understand these biases and take steps to ensure they do not have unfair or harmful consequences. In this program, viewers will learn about unconscious bias and the consequences they can have on us as professionals. The presenter will also help viewers recognize their own implicit biases and take steps to mitigate their influence over our professional lives.
Length: 1hr 4min
Meet the Lecturer(s)
Amy Oppenheimer is a leading expert in the field of workplace investigations. She has over 30 years of experience in employment law, as an attorney, investigator, arbitrator, mediator, and trainer for a large range of employers and employees – public and private, large and small – throughout the country. She is also a retired administrative law judge. Her areas of expertise include preventing workplace harassment and responding to allegations of harassment, investigating workplace harassment, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower claims, diversity in the workplace, how unconscious bias impacts decision-making and other forms of workplace misconduct. Amy frequently does public speaking on these issues.