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Strategies to Support Wellbeing and Retention of BIPOC Staff (On Demand-CE)

Started Dec 15, 2021
1 credit

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Full course description

PLEASE NOTE: You must pay a $3 fee to enroll in this CE version of the course. 

If you are NOT seeking CE or a certificate of completion, please enroll in the free No CE version:

The information provided in this course will describe the current state/identified gap: Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) public health professionals are working during both a public health crisis, and a continuing crisis of systemic racism and biases. It will also provide information on the the desired state: Improved retention and recruitment BIPOC staff, increased staff engagement and satisfaction, and improved public health outcomes.

This training was originally held on December 1, 2021.


Public health and behavioral health professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to describe the impact of societal racism on BIPOC employees’ mental health, physical health and the overall workplace culture
  • Participants will recognize how to address their own and others’ biases, microaggressions and other components of hostile work environments
  • Participants will identify ways to engage and support safe spaces for BIPOC staff
  • Participants will recognize how to effectively engage organizational change implementation


  • Aaron Williams, MA, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
  • Amelian Roeschlein, DSW, MA, LMFT, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
  • Terence Fitzgerald, PhD, EdM, MSW, University of Southern California
  • Pierluigi Mancini, PhD, Mental Health America

Continuing Education Credit

  • 1.0 MCHES Category I CECH (Areas of Responsibility: 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 7.3.1, 7.3.2. 8.1.4, 8.1.6)
  • Certificate of Completion

*We report credits to NCHEC on a quarterly basis: January, April, July, and October.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.


This webinar was provided by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing on behalf of the Region V Public Health Training Center.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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