Based on the assigned readings, the other activities for this week, and your clinical experiences, share your thoughts and observations about: (see the assign reading and watch the youtube)
1) The potential impact of social conditions on mental health and mental health care;
2) how implicit bias has impacted a patient; and
3) provide at least 2 strategies to decrease the potential for discriminatory behavior due to implicit bias.
Hall, W.J., Chapman, M.V., Lee, K., Merino, Y.M., Thomas, T.W., Payne, K.Coyne-Beasley, T. (2015). Implicit racial/ethnic bias among health care professionals and its influence on health care outcomes: A systematic review. American Journal of Public Health, 105 (12), e60-e76.
Merino, Y., Adams, L., & Hall, W.J. (2018). “Implicit bias and mental health professionals: Priorities and directions for research.” Psychiatric Services, Washington, D.C.
Go to Race, Equality, and Equity and watch the clip.