Racial Microaggressions: Developing Cross Cultural Communication Skills

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Participants will leave this training with a common language and understanding of what is meant by cultural competence and the work they need to do to grow their ability to effectively engage across cultures, an understanding of Racial Microaggressions and why they are problematic, and an increased ability to have courageous conversation about difference and to effectively engage racial tension.

This training is presented by Dr. Caprice Hollins, co-founder of Cultures Connecting, LLC.  Dr. Hollins received her doctorate in clinical psychology with an emphasis in multicultural and community psychology in 1998.   She has over 14 years of experience teaching graduate courses, working with historically marginalized populations, researching, studying, and facilitating race related conversations. Her experience includes opening and directing the Department of Equity & Race Relations for Seattle Public Schools, developing and implementing district-wide and school-based trainings, while utilizing her background in psychology to assist district leaders and staff, institutionalize change to promote equity and social justice. She also currently works as a part-time core faculty in the department of counseling at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology.

Length (hours)



Regional Core Training, Supervisor Core Training, Area Administrator Core Training


Social Workers, Supervisors, Area Administrators

Dates and Locations

External Registration Required
June 29, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Caprice Hollins, Psy.D., Cultures Connecting
Seattle, Office of Indian Child Welfare (OICW) 4045 Delridge Way SW STE 300 Seattle WA 98106, Alpine Conference Room Map

Registration Instructions

Currently the online registration system (LMS) is not working. However, Alliance classes will still be held. Please go in-person to the location at the date and time of the class you want to attend.