Unpacking Workplace Violence on BIPOC Health Care Workers

Workplace violence is a critical issue that affects not only the individuals involved but also the overall organizational culture. When examining workplace violence, it is important to recognize that BIPOC staff may experience unique challenges and consequences due to systemic and cultural factors. This presentation seeks to delve into the multifaceted nature of violence in the workplace, examining its various forms — including physical violence, verbal violence, emotional violence, violence enacted in written form, and intimidation. By understanding these distinct manifestations, we can better comprehend their specific impacts on individuals, teams, and organizations, as well as the disproportionate impacts on BIPOC.

Speakers: Tolulope Thomas, Chief Quality Officer, Health Care For the Homeless; Lawanda Williams Chief Behavioral Health Officer, Health Care For the Homeless

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Categories: Community Health Workers, Justice, Equity, Diversion, and Inclusion (JEDI), Safety and Security
Tags: 2024 National HCH Conference
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