Elizza LeJeune is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Michigan. Elizza earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Central Michigan University and continued on to receive a master’s degree in social work with a Certificate in Disaster Mental Health from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. She works at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, as an outpatient therapist at their Telehealth Clinic and as the company’s Chair of Diversity Equity and Inclusion. She uses her knowledge of being a culturally informed therapist as a tool for connection to drive change and compassion within the world.
Elizza LeJeune will give an overview of implicit/unconscious biases and how they impact scope of care and influence in everyday living. She will discuss forms of microaggressions, microinsults, microinvalidations and review tools to use for reconciliation.
- Participants will understand the definition of implicit bias.
- Participants will be able to define (3) types of implicit biases.
- Participants will gain understanding of how implicit biases are in multiple areas of everyday life, including work and home.