FEI to Present at the 2021 NATSAP Virtual Annual Conference

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Minimizing Microaggressions in Education

As our nation confronts the challenges surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement and systemic injustices, it's important for educators to become more aware of racism and its various forms.

FEI Behavioral Health, a social enterprise with a 40-year history of providing programs and services that improve workforce resilience, is presenting at the NATSAP 2021 Virtual Conference, which runs from January 26 to 29.

NATSAP, the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs, serves as an advocate and resource for organizations that provide effective care and education for young people who are struggling with emotional and behavioral difficulties.

Terri Howard, former FEI Senior Director and current Associate VP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Herzing University, will discuss “Minimizing Microaggressions in Education” on Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 2:15 to 3:15 EST. Microaggressions refer to everyday slights, snubs or insults pertaining to someone’s identity, such as their race, gender, age, sexual orientation or disability. They are intended to create a hostile and unwelcoming environment.

As our nation confronts the challenges surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement and systemic injustices, it’s important for educators to become more aware of racism and its various forms.

Terri Howard is a corporate management executive with more than two decades of experience in organizational development. She has provided training and consultation for nonprofit organizations, Fortune 500 companies, the government and institutions of higher learning around the country. Her topics have included implicit bias, bullying and harassment, anger management, workplace violence prevention, leadership development and teamwork. Her relaxed style and informal approach create an engaging learning environment for participants.

For more information about the conference or FEI’s participation, please visit NATSAP’s 2021 Virtual Annual Conference.

FEI has a 40‐year history in enhancing workforce resiliency by offering a full spectrum of solutions, from employee assistance programs (EAPs) and organizational development to workplace violence prevention and crisis management. One of the most successful social enterprises in America, FEI was created by the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, a national network of social sector organizations working to achieve its vision of a healthy and equitable society. Visit http://www.feinet.com for additional information.

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