PowerUp Webinar: Recognizing Microaggressions and the Impact in the Workplace

Date and Time

August 13, 2020
12–1 pm CT
08/13/2020 12:00 PM 08/13/2020 01:00 PM America/Chicago PowerUp Webinar: Recognizing Microaggressions and the Impact in the Workplace Microaggressions – often unintentional expressions of racism, sexism, ageism, or ableism. They come out in seemingly innocuous comments by people who might be well-intentioned. They can make a workplace feel uncomfortable, unsafe, and toxic. , ,

Location

Virtual Event

PowerUp is a free webinar series where women in O&P come together to discuss important topics in career and personal growth. Join us as we build a community of women empowering women in O&P.

Contact Hours: 60 minutes

Microaggressions are often unintentional expressions of racism, sexism, ageism, or ableism. They come out in seemingly innocuous comments by people who might be well-intentioned. They can make a workplace feel uncomfortable, unsafe, and toxic.

Join us for the latest in the PowerUp webinar series where a panel of O&P leaders will discuss microaggressions, talk about their impact on individuals and the work environment, and share experiences and best practices for addressing them with co-workers and patients.

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The Series

This webinar is part of the PowerUp series.

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Objectives

Upon completion of this program, learners will be able to:

  • Define workplace microaggressions
  • Recognize when a microaggression has occurred and what message it may be sending
  • Design strategies for how to address microaggressions in the workplace

Host


Regina Weger

President, Southern Prosthetic Supply (SPS)

Regina has been with Hanger, Inc. for 28 years and has served various leadership roles within SPS before becoming President in 2019. She has been appointed to the board of directors for the National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics for 2020.

Panelists


Maggie Baumer, JD

Clinic Manager, Hanger Clinic – Springfield, MA

Maggie is licensed attorney who currently serves as a Clinic Manager as well as a Certified Peer Visitor for the AMPOWER program. She has served in advocacy positions for several health care organizations.

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Nina Bondre, CPO

Clinical Educator, Cascade Orthopedic Supply

Nina is the Clinical Educator for Cascade Orthopedic Supply, Inc. She enjoys learning about new technologies and componentry to assist clinicians in the field. Her clinical focus is on product comparisons and current research to clarify indications and considerations for various designs.


Kathleen Carroll, CPO, MS, MSPO

Clinic Manager, Hanger Clinic – Hartford, CT

Kathleen is involved in several O&P professional organizations and serves as the Chair of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) Student Resident Committee and is a Regional Residency Liaison for the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE).

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Robert Salone, BOCPO

Clinic Manager, Hanger Clinic – Santa Clarita, CA

Robert has worked as a clinician and a Business Development Manager for Hanger Clinic, and currently serves as Clinic Manager. He is a BOC-certified orthotist/prosthetist working to help the industry become more inclusive and diverse.

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Continuing Education Requirements: All attendees are required to attend the entire session, complete a credit request form, and evaluation following the session. Throughout the presentation learning outcomes will be assessed through instructor interaction and attendee’s participation through Q&A.

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