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CIPhER Center for Innovative Pharmacy Education & Research

Feeling Safe to Speak: How to Foster Psychologically Safe and Inclusive Environments

Co-Sponsored by the ESOP Office of Organizational Diversity and Inclusion and the Well-being & Resiliency Committee
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Wednesday, February 15, 2023, Beard 209/Karpen 115 and via Zoom
Psychological Safety is critical to inclusive leadership and fostering well-being and belonging on a team and in the classroom. In this training, participants will be introduced to the concept of psychological safety and its four stages of safety: Inclusion, Learner, Contributor, and Challenger. Participants will examine ways to help create and foster psychological safety in order to address implicit bias, navigate microaggressions, and engage conflict productively.
Learning Objectives:  At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe psychological safety and its impact on collaboration and learning
  2. Outline techniques to assess and monitor psychological safety in the classroom and among teams
  3. Identify tactics to foster psychologically safe environments
Target Audience:  This program is designed for faculty, staff, preceptors, post-graduate trainees, and students.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Friday, February 10, at 5 p.m.
The University Of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE program 0046-9999-23-043-L99-P provides 1.0 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education credit. To receive CE credit, participants must sign-in upon arrival (in class or online), attend the entire program and complete the evaluation within 60 days of the program date (included in LECE which will open after the workshop). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks. **No partial credit will be available**
Presenter Information
Leah Cox, PhD, Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, Office of the Provost, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Leah Cox serves as the Vice Provost of Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In this role, Dr. Cox is a member of the Chancellor’s and Provost’s respective leadership cabinets and is tasked with informing and implementing the institution’s strategy, processes, and infrastructure related to building UNC’s community together. Dr. Cox is also responsible for developing systems that prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion across a breadth of university activities, including hiring, training and professional development, promotion and tenure, teaching, research, evaluation, and budgeting and resource allocation. Dr. Cox supports the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, as well as the Chancellor, on decision-making and messaging on matters related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Cloe Liparini, MA, Director of Education, Community Engagement and Belonging, Office for Diversity and Inclusion, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cloe Liparini serves as the Director of Education, Community Engagement, and Belonging in the University of North Carolina Office for Diversity and Inclusion, where she manages the training and education team. She has responsibilities for the design and implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusion educational offerings, programs, and experiential activities and for the coordination and/or execution of special projects and programs aimed at bolstering diversity, equity, inclusion, and cultural awareness, and engaging diverse constituents through fostering partnerships and collaborations. In this role, Cloe conceptualizes and implements strategies that guide diversity, equity, and inclusion education and training for students, faculty, and staff at the University of North Carolina.
Event FAQ
  • A Zoom link will be provided prior to the session via a confirmation Outlook invitation.  To receive CE credit, you must be registered for the program and we must be able to tie your registration to your Zoom login (use your name).
By registering you are automatically agreeing to:
1. Grant the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (the “University”) the irrevocable right and permission to use photographs and/or video recordings of me on University and other websites and in publications, promotional fliers, educational materials, derivative works, or for any other similar purpose without compensation to me.
2. Agreeing that such photographs and/or video recordings of me may be placed on the Internet. Understanding and agreeing that I may be identified by name and/or title in printed, internet or broadcast information that might accompany the photographs and/or video recordings of me. Waiving the right to approve the final product. Agreeing that all such portraits, pictures, photographs, video and audio recordings, and any reproductions thereof, and all plates, negatives, recording tape and digital files are and shall remain the property of the University.
3. Releasing, acquitting and forever discharging the State of North Carolina, the University, its current and former trustees, agents, officers and employees of the above-named entities from any and all claims, demands, rights, promises, damages and liabilities arising out of or in connection with the use or distribution of said photographs and/or video recordings, including but not limited to any claims for invasion of privacy, appropriation of likeness or defamation.
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Date: Feb 15, 2023 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Registration closes on Feb 10, 2023 05:00 PM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Joint Provider(s)

ESOP Office of Organizational Diversity and Inclusion and the Well-being & Resiliency Committee

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Registration closes on Feb 10, 2023 at 05:00 PM

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Date: 02/15/23
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM


Beard 209 and via Zoom
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