Handling Microaggressions in the Workplace

Prevent harmful statements and behaviors to weed out negativity

Sometimes, subtle statements and actions in the workplace, whether intentional or unintentional, may appear harmless, but they can be insulting and damaging to the targeted person. It is essential to rectify and prevent microaggressions before they get out of hand. This online training course defines microaggression in the workplace, addresses how to avoid or handle them, and offers tips to practice harmlessness in speech. This is aimed at helping you build a healthy workplace. The course includes handouts, case studies, scenarios, flash cards, and a final assessment.

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Course Outline

Handling Microaggression in the Workplace
1.   Course Overview
  • Survey: Self Assessment, Do I Do It?
2.   What Are Microaggressions?
  • Intent & Impact
  • Handout: Ways to Combat Microaggressions at the Workplace
3.   Using Microaggressions As Opportunities
  • The World is Changing
  • Harmlessness of Speech
  • Flashcards: Diversity Areas Explained
  • Case Studies: Examples to Deal with Microaggressions
  • Scenario
4.   Wrapping Up...
  • Assessment
  • Course Handouts
  • Course Feedback

About The Instructor

Carolina Greno

Your instructor, Carolina, a psychologist, trainer, and friend from a far away land called Uruguay. 

Her purpose is to help individuals live intentional lives and she found a wonderful tool to aid her, Psychology. She has been studying and living it for over 13 years. She holds a master's degree from the University of Groningen, but most importantly, she knows hundreds of stories from her life and the people she crossed paths with. 

Because knowledge without experience is incomplete, so, she also make sure to live a life of intention. Curiosity leads her through strange paths, from settling in a new continent to being a digital nomad. She thinks life is the greatest teacher and she squeezes every bit of learning she can from every experience. 

If you have a similar perspective and would like to get started living a more joyful, purposeful life, connect with her through this course!

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