Training Class Details
Class Title: Understanding and Impacting Implicit Bias in Work with Foster Youth and Families
Class Date: Thursday, February 1, 2024
Class Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Availability: Employees and Eligible Participants
Available spaces: 2
Class Location: Webinar - refer to the class description section for more information about how to participate.
[ Online ]
[ Online ], CA 94618
Class Trainers: Kijafa Idalliah
Class Description:

**This training meets the Cultural Proficiency Development requirement for Seneca Employees**

This course will review the definition and science regarding Implicit Bias. The training will provide participants with a firm understanding of Implicit Bias, it’s definition, impact, and ways of addressing it in order to keep it from having a negative impact on youth in care. 


 Class Objectives: (what knowledge, ideas or skills will participants explore, learn, and practice during the training)

  • Participants will have a clear working definition of implicit bias.

  • Participants will review strategies and techniques to help them examine their own implicit bias.

  • Participants will be able to identify how implicit biases affect working with clients of other cultures.


How can participants utilize their new skills and knowledge after the training to reinforce their learning?

  • Participants will use the strategies of recognizing their own personal implicit bias and how to become better listeners without judging in order to be more effective and nonjudgmental in their work with youth.
  • Participants will practice interruptions when they encounter examples of/ expressions of bias and racism in their work.  





• You must check-in during the training to confirm your attendance via visual, verbal, or written roll-call. 




Completion Certificates can be obtained by emailing: 



All registered participants must cancel 48 hours in advance, if no longer 

able to attend. Cancellation can be done electronically through 

registration confirmation email or by calling: 

Seneca Family of Agencies - Training Department at (510) 654-4004 


Seneca Institute for Advanced Practice 

8945 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605 

(510) 654-4004 x2244 


In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations (transportation) to participate in any trainings or events, please contact the Training Department at 510-654-4004 at least 5 days in advance of the event. 


Trainings provided by Seneca Family of Agencies, in partnership with Chabot-Las Positas Community College District and the Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano. Monterey training provided in partnership with Hartnell College and Monterey County. Funding provided through Title IV-E.