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The Hidden Biases Of Good People: Implicit Bias Awareness Training

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 9:00am-12:00pm Pacific

Cost: $35.00 per person

The Dibble Institute is thrilled to announce that Rev. Dr. Bryant T. Marks, Sr., has been confirmed as our Second Wednesday Webinar speaker for November. He will be sharing his insights and expertise on The Hidden Biases of Good People, covering topics such as:

  • What is implicit bias?
  • How does implicit bias present in the real world?
  • What causes implicit bias?
  • How is implicit bias measured?
  • How does implicit bias affect the person who holds the bias?
  • How does implicit bias affect the attitudes and behaviors of the target group?
  • How can implicit bias be reduced/managed at the individual level?

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A new, free digital experience for teens!

Moved by a desire to reduce youth’s toxic stress and increase their resilience, The Dibble Institute, in partnership with the ArtCenter College of Design and author Carolyn Curtis, PhD, is releasing Me & My Emotions—a new, free adaptation of our beloved Mind Matters Curriculum. This resource is available at no charge on a mobile-friendly website.

Me & My Emotions invites teens to slow down, check in with themselves, and develop practices that align with the same skill sets available in Mind Matters.

Check it out and share it widely today!

Trends in Relationship Formation and Stability in the United States

Throughout the course of their lives, people form romantic relationships, which may involve dating, cohabiting, or marrying. Recognizing the centrality of these relationships to people’s lives—and the benefits of healthy relationships to individual, couple, and child well-being—some social service agencies have invested in programs designed to support healthy relationships and marriage.1 Research shows that the formation and stability of romantic relationships have changed considerably over time. The purpose of this brief is to provide an update on these topics for the research community, as well as a concise review for practitioners.

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ACEs and Behavior Problems Among Poor Black Children

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in early childhood and developmental outcomes during the middle childhood and adolescent years have been understudied among low-income Black families. Nonresident Black fathers’ involvement in single-mother families may buffer the adverse consequences over time for economically and socially disadvantaged Black children of exposure to ACEs in early childhood. Interventions that encourage sustained involvement by nonresident Black fathers with young children and their single mothers are recommended.

(Note: Love Notes has been found to be an effective way to connect fathers with their children and their co-parents.)

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Healthy Relationships for Younger Teens

Dibble works with younger teens to teach them healthy relationship skills early in their lives.

Healthy Relationships for Older Teens & Young Adults

Dibble’s materials teach teens and young adults how to be successful in friendships, dating, and love.

Approaches to Addressing Trauma
Dibble’s curriculum helps people of all ages take charge of their emotions and improve their states of minds and relationships.

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