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6 Strategies To Promote Diversity & Inclusion In Your Workplace

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Personnel/Human Resources - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Human Resources
Shannon T. White, MSW, LCSW
Course Levels:
1 hr
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.



Although organizations are trying to create and manage diverse and inclusive workplaces, many are not aware of some of the best practices and simple strategies they can incorporate to promote such an environment. We are currently living in unprecedented times. Division, bias, and exclusion, based on factors associated with social injustice and a general lack of appreciation for diversity, seems to have become our current societal norm. With the high stress and anxiety created by these current trends in society, it is even more important for organizations to provide a safe space for their employees where there is a genuine sense of belonging and fair access to opportunity. The goal of this course is to outline the relationship between diversity and inclusion, while providing very practical strategies for HR Professionals in their role to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Define the difference between diversity and inclusion
  • Identify why diversity and inclusion in the workplace is both extremely important, yet very difficult to grasp
  • Develop practical strategies for incorporating diversity and inclusion in the hiring and retention practices of your organization

Major Subjects
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Character
  • Behavior

Course Materials


Shannon T. White, MSW, LCSW's Profile

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Shannon T. White, MSW, LCSW is a Speaker, Mental Health Therapist, Coach and Consultant, whose personal and professional desire is to teach and develop professionals that advocate for and promote wellness as well as diversity, inclusion and the empowerment of disadvantaged people in the workforce and society. Shannon possesses over 20 years of professional experience in the field of Mental Health and Social Services, with over ten of those years focusing on the education and development of mental health and other related professionals.
Shannon has developed and facilitated numerous CEU programs, trainings and workshops on topics of mental health, Social Work, personal and professional development, and cultural competency. Shannon also served as Professor of Sociology/Social Work at Rowan College of Gloucester College and has served as an adjunct professor of Social Work at both Camden County College and Rutgers University- Master of Social Work Program. She obtained her B.A in Sociology at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA and her Master of Social Work Degree at Rutgers University- School of Social Work in Camden, NJ.  Shannon is also working toward her Doctorate in Education, having completed one year of the program at Northcentral University.
Outside of her professional responsibilities, Shannon enjoys writing and spending quality family time with her awesome husband and four amazing children.


Tue, Dec 14, 2021 - 11:00am to 11:53am CST
Mon, Dec 27, 2021 - 01:00pm to 01:53pm CST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For

HR Professionals, Organizational Leaders and Business Professionals

Original Recording Date


Yellow Book


Course Developer

Shannon T. White, MSW, LCSW

Date Added to Catalog


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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 18


Letitia W

"Important information and timely."

Jeffrey H

"This was a fantastic course. I learned a great deal, including how to think of not only diversity but inclusion and how it impacts everyone. "

Camilla Y - Richfield, Wisconsin

"Wonderful webinar. This speaker was one of my favorite to date. This has really inspired me to do something more in my company. Thank you!"

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