Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Diversity and Multicultural Aging
Pikes Peak Model Professional Geropsychology Reading List (See Diversity Tab)
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vR9y4FP_5S-xf-jFLrlrzr_OvQa-SS4z7UPzTjXYMJG6S2RkG0R7ZqVLRSoyWeJZSw_nL2AYtO7-r-8/pubhtml
APA Office on Aging Multicultural Efforts/ Resources for Psychologists and Other Health Providers https://www.apa.org/pi/aging/resources/multicultural-efforts
APA I am Psyched! for Healthy Aging
https://www.apa.org/pi/women/iampsyched/heritage-months/healthy-aging

Diversity in Long Term Care
Respecting Diversity and Promoting Inclusion in Long-Term Care
https://clri-ltc.ca/files/2018/04/CLRI-on-Supporting-Cultural-Diversity-Long-Term-Care.pdf
Supporting Diversity and Inclusion in Long Term Care
https://www.nia-ryerson.ca/commentary-posts/2020/9/3/supporting-diversity-and-inclusion-in-long-term-care

Cultural Diversity: Long Term Care  and Adult Day Service Centres: Cultural Competency and Diversity Plan
https://www.peelregion.ca/ltc/resources/pdfs/diversityandaccessibility.pdf

ASA Respecting Differences: Courageous Conversations Webinar
https://cache.webcasts.com/content/citr003/1336946/content/9b79c42beedae5516eba37f827980a2093f48833/pdf/Respecting_Differences_slides.pdf

Diverse Elders
https://www.diverseelders.org

Black and African American Elders
ASA Future Proof Podcast: African American Elders, Equality, Equity, Health, Environment, Alzheimer’s & Pandemic
https://youtu.be/G7VL8aZDPX0

African American Older Adults and Race-Related Stress: How Aging and Health-Care Providers Can Help
https://www.apa.org/pi/aging/resources/african-american-stress.pdf

Black Life Matters: Anti-Racism Resources for Social Workers and Therapists
https://www.socialwork.career/2020/06/anti-racism-resources-for-social-workers-and-therapists.html

Combating Anti-Blackness and White Supremacy in organizations: Recommendations for Anti-Racist Actions in Mental Health Care
https://notesfromanaspiringhumanitarian.com/combatting-anti-blackness-and-white-supremacy-in-organizations-recommendations-for-anti-racist-actions-in-mental-healthcare/

Hispanic Elders
National Hispanic Council on Aging
http://www.nhcoa.org/

Asian and AAPI Elders
National Asian Pacific Center on Aging
https://www.napca.org/

Self-Guided Training: Anti-AAPI Racism (Fitzgerald, 2021) https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1I2BZ6JVRTg1DIZvE_tHakJpqNXSb5JWucvrQawO_9lw/
We Need to Talk About Anti-Asian Hate
https://youtu.be/14WUuya94QE

Infographics and accompanying videos for helping AAPI families talk to children and teens exposed to anti-Asian bullying and harassment
https://division45.org/division-45-task-force-on-covid-19-anti-asian-discrimination-and-xenophobia/

American Indian/Alaska Native/Native American Elders
https://www.nrcnaa.org/
Racial Disparities and Racist Reactions to COVID-19, Plus Aiming for Equity in the Navajo Nation
https://youtu.be/Pk4OUqTFUhA

LGBTQIA+ Aging
Movement Advancement Project LGBTQ Older Adults
https://www.lgbtmap.org/lgbtq-older-adults
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
https://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/
Finding an LGBTQ+ Inclusive Long-term Care Community (December 2021; SAGE and Human Rights Campaign Foundation)
https://lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/resource.cfm?r=1087

Inclusive Services for LGBT Older Adults: A Practical Guide to Creating Welcoming Agencies (2012) https://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/pdfs/Sage_GuidebookFINAL1.pdf
Improving the Lives of Transgender Old Adults: Recommendations for Policy and Practice (2012)
https://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/pdfs/TransAgingPolicyReportFull.pdf

End of Life Planning for Transgender Individuals
https://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/pdfs/End-of-Life%20PlanningArticle.pdf

Porter, K.E., Brennan-Ing, M., Chang, S.C., Dickey, L.M., Singh, A.A., Bower, K.L., & Witten, T.M. (2016). Providing Competent and Affirming Services for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults, Clinical Gerontologist, 39(5), 366-388, DOI: 10.1080/07317115.2016.1203383

Aging and Disability
https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/disability-and-ageing.html
Senior Resources National Association of the Deaf
https://www.nad.org/seniors/senior-resources/

The National Federation of the Blind Seniors Division
https://seniors.nfb.org/

Aging with Autism
https://www.pbs.org/video/aging-with-autism-vgxeee/

Social Justice
ASA Future Proof Podcast: How to Ally with Older Adults Facing Systemic Discrimination & Marginalization https://youtu.be/ZeIq3wV6Ieo
Zucchero, R. A., Iwasaki, M., Lewis, M. M., Lee, J., Robbins, M. J. (2014). Social justice training within geropsychology: Nontraditional pedagogies to cultivate a competent workforce. The Counseling Psychologist, 42(7), 946-971. doi:10.1177/0011000014540342

General Resources (Not specific to older adults or long term care)
APA Inclusive Language Guidelines (December 2021)
https://www.apa.org/about/apa/equity-diversity-inclusion/language-guidelines

Racism Scale: Where Do You Fall?
https://www.naadac.org/assets/2416/kathy_fitzjefferies_ac17ho9.pdf

Implicit Bias
https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh
https://nationalseedproject.org/Key-SEED-Texts/white-privilege-unpacking-the-invisible-knapsack

Decentering Whiteness blog
https://www.cswac.org/

American Counseling Association blog posts on multiculturalism and diversity
https://ct.counseling.org/tag/topic-ct-multiculturalism-diversity/

Central Podcast, T. (2020). Podcast: The Trauma of Racism- An Open Dialogue. Retrieved on September 10, 2020, from
​​​​​​​https://psychcentral.com/blog/podcast-the-trauma-of-racism-an-open-dialogue/

Advancing Health Equity: Equity Resources Roadmap
https://www.solvingdisparities.org/tools/roadmap/equity-resources

Equity of Care: A Toolkit for Eliminating Health Care Disparities
https://www.aha.org/system/files/2018-01/equity-care-toolkit-eliminating-health-care-disparities%E2%80%932015.pdf

Reducing Health and Health Care Disparities: Implementation Lessons and Best Practices for Health Care Organization
https://www.chcs.org/media/Resource-13-058_reducing_health_and_health_care_disparities_-_final.pdf

National Museum of African American History and Culture: Talking About Race Toolkit
https://nmaahc.si.edu/learn/talking-about-race

Diversity workshop guide on identity, power, and privilege
https://msw.usc.edu/mswusc-blog/diversity-workshop-guide-to-discussing-identity-power-and-privilege/

Supervision
Berger, R., Quiros, L., & Benavidez-Hatzis, J. R. (2018). The intersection of identities in supervision for trauma-informed practice: Challenges and strategies. The Clinical Supervisor, 37, 122–141. doi: 10.1080/07325223.2017.1376299

Dunn, R., Callahan, J.L., Farnsworth, J.K., & Watkins, C.E., Jr. (2017). A proposed framework for addressing supervisee-supervisor value conflict, The Clinical Supervisor, 36 (2), 203-222, DOI: 10.1080/07325223.2016.124639

Falender, C. A., Shafranske, E. P., & Falicov, C. J. (2014). Multiculturalism and diversity in clinical supervision: A competency based approach. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Hook, J.N., Davis, D., Owen, J., & DeBlaere, C. (2017). Cultural humility: Engaging diverse identities in therapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association

Hook, J. N., Watkins, C. E., Jr, Davis, D. E., Owen, J., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Ramos, M. J. (2016). Cultural Humility in Psychotherapy Supervision. American journal of psychotherapy, 70(2), 149–166. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.psychotherapy.2016.70.2.14

Jernigan, M. M., Green, C. E., Helms, J. E., Perez-Gualdron, L., & Henze, K. (2010). An examination of people of color supervision dyads: Racial identity matters as much as race. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 4, 62–73. doi:10.1037/a0018110

Kuo, B. C. H., & Arcuri, A. (2014). Multicultural therapy practicum involving refugees: Description and illustration of a training model. The Counseling Psychologist, 42(7), 1021-1052. doi: 10.1177/0011000013491610

Phillips, J. C., Parent, M. C., Dozier, V. C., & Jackson, P. L. (2017). Depth of discussion of multicultural identities in supervision and supervision outcomes. Counseling Psychology Quarterly, 30, 188-210. doi: 10.1080/09515070.2016.1169995

Sehgal, R., Saules, K., Young, A., Grey, M., Gillem, A., Nabors, N., Byrd, M., & Jefferson, S. (2011). Practicing What We Know: Multicultural Counseling Competence Among Clinical Psychology Trainees and Experienced Multicultural Psychologists. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 17, 1-10. doi: 10.1037/a0021667

Additional Self-Education (Books)
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People by Anthony Greenwald & Mahzarin Banaji
Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
The Fire This Time by Jesmyn Ward
How to Be an Antiracist by Ibrahim X. Kendi
Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies
by Resmaa Menaken
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Olli
Stamped from the Beginning by Ibrahim X Kendi

General Resources from Psychiatry
Curated book and film lists on Amazon by Francis Lu, MD, Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry, Emeritus, UC Davis. Amazon Author Page with bio-sketch and book titles https://www.amazon.com/Francis-G.-Lu/e/B003HFAX8E

Please note that from time to time, communications on behalf of the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee (DE&I) may include information from other organizations or advocacy groups in the diversity, equity, and inclusion space. We believe this information can help spark discussions, further the exchange of ideas and best practices, and ultimately help further PLTC’s purpose, among other goals, to provide advocacy on ethical, regulatory, organization, and public policy issues which impact individuals and professionals in long-term care. It is not intended to support or oppose any partisan political views, beliefs, or ideology.

Updated 2022-09-28 09:47:37