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Event Series Event Series: Rendezvous
Kim Poage, MS, CRC
Kim Poage, MS, CRC
Passionate collaborator focused on empowering those experiencing disability toward their goals in independence, employment, education & community inclusion by specializing in the profession of Rehabilitation Counseling
Heather Lindsey
Heather Lindsey
Deputy Director, Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation at State of Oregon
Looking at the CRC Code of Ethics section D.4. Diversity, Equity, and Belonging in Coworker Relationships. Training and discussion around how to create thriving safe spaces as a community where good working relationships are fostered that include trust, respect, self-awareness, and open communication. Includes a focus on creating inclusive work environments that are committed to minimizing barriers to opportunities for diverse colleagues.
Key Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the ethical obligation of Rehabilitation Counselors and Workforce Development Professionals to create a safe and supportive workspace as a professional community.
2. Increase attendee’s self-awareness of their own need for belonging in coworker relationships and how to extend that to others.
3. Increase attendee’s self-awareness of barriers to opportunities for diverse colleagues to thrive in work teams.