Identifying Bias and Addressing Stigma in the Clinical Setting

Sponsor: Center on Rural Addiction University of Vermont

Presenter: Peter Jackson, MD, Co-Director of Clinical Affairs, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UVM Larner College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

This presentation will outline practical approaches to identifying personal bias and addressing stigma in the clinical care setting. Learning Objectives:

  • Identify contemporary models of understanding substance use and substance use disorders (SUDs)
  • Describe the difference between cause and controllability when considering the impact of stigma and bias in the clinical care setting
  • Discuss the cultural implications of substance use stigma and bias in rural communities

Identify how a person-centered approach and Motivational Interviewing (MI) can be used in the clinical setting to decrease stigma and personal provider bias

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Event Details

April 7, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
no costs