Asale Hubbard, Ph.D., San Francisco VA Health Care System
William Q. Hua, Ph.D., San Francisco VA Health Care System
Kaela Joseph, Ph.D., San Francisco VA Health Care System
Danielle Lespinasse, Ph.D., Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Josephine Ridley, Ph.D., VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
This webinar will discuss the steps to develop a DE&I Committee, goals of the committee, key members to include and how to obtain leadership buy-in. The presenters will distinguish between and offer pros and cons of mandated vs. voluntary committee and committees at different levels of the organization (e.g., psychology service, facility-level). Finally, challenges experienced and how to overcome them will be discussed.
1. Describe the steps to developing a DE&I Committee.
2. Provide at least 3 goals for having a DE&I Committee.
3. Describe at least one challenge to establishing to establishing and maintaining a DE&I Committee and how one might overcome the challenge.