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Multicultural Education for Faculty: Scenes from the Movie "Crash"

This workshop is designed to last approximately 1.5 hours and will assist faculty in facilitating discussions on race, gender, sexual orientation and socioeconomic diversity. Upon viewing four different scenes from the Academy Award-winning movie Crash, participants will engage in active discussion sessions in which they reflect on their impressions of the actors, situations and themes of each scene. Participants will be asked to discuss the contentious and emotional issues that had created the situation in each scene as the basis for exploration of their own personal and professional experiences and identities. Training medical students to address health care disparities based on race, gender, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic class involves, not only education on epidemiologic and... Show More


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Carol Helton
Carol Helton (Faculty)
7 years ago

This is a faculty development workshop using scenes from the movie Crash to facilitate discussions regarding prejudice and stereotyping.  It could also be used in a secondary or college classroom.