A More Equitable Society Requires We Address Our Own Implicit Bias

A More Equitable Society Requires We Address Our Own Implicit Bias

Understandably, organizations today have an increased sense of urgency about improving their diversity training. But many don’t understand that the real challenge with the ethnicity and gender issues may well be our neurobiological response rather than our conscious reactions. This poses both an opportunity and a deep-seated threat to making real progress in social equity. The opportunity is our collective
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Creating a Safe Workplace During COVID-19

Creating a Safe Workplace During COVID-19

This short story by Christopher McCoy, Greenleaf contributing writer, illustrates applying trauma-informed design to an office coping with reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. The techniques used in this fictional setting come from a variety of sources.
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Image of Greenleaf employee Nancy Spangler

Nancy Spangler, Ph.D., OTR/L

Senior Advisor and Practitioner As Practitioner and Senior Advisor, Dr. Nancy Spangler has extensive experience developing workplace health and resiliency strategies. She specializes in applying a systems-based approach to create positive change in individuals and organizations. Nancy devises collaborative relationships with employers to optimize programs, policies, and practices supporting psychological health across the spectrum of prevention methods, screening, and effective
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Siddharth Shah

Siddharth Ashvin Shah, M.D.

Founder and CEO Siddharth Ashvin Shah, M.D., M.P.H., is a physician, public health scientist and thought leader who seeks to change the way we regard our society’s helpers, protectors, and healers—people and organizations who operate in demanding and traumatic environments. As founder and CEO, he provides hands-on leadership of Greenleaf’s operations. This includes collaborating with his expert staff on the
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