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National CBOC Mental Health Grand Rounds | South Central MIRECC

The Ethics of Responding to Microaggressions and Discriminatory Requests

Presenter: David Wittkower, MA and Ali Abbas Asghar-Ali, MD

Dates: Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 8:00 - 9:00 am CT and Thursday, April 15, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CT (repeat)

Target Audience: VA CBOC mental health providers (all VA providers are welcome to attend)



You have two chances to attend this webinar. Do NOT select "Assign to Me" as this will not register you. Select "Register Now." Then select the event you want to attend. Only register for the training you will attend or you will have issues with completing the evaluation and getting CE. If you need help, email

About the Topic

After the training learners should be able to:

  • Describe the range of microaggressions.
  • Identify microaggressions in clinical practice.
  • Understand foundational concepts of microaggressions.
  • Apply legal/ethical framework for healthcare workers when facing discriminatory requests.

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  1. VA Providers: You should join through VA TMS. If you have trouble, join directly using the Adobe Connect link below. You will have to access TMS afterwards to get CE. Contact the TMS Help Desk for assistance.
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  3. VA Providers have 30 days after the training to complete the program evaluation and get their accredited certificate. After 30 days, the program expires in TMS.

Download CE Certificate (VA Providers Only)

  1. In TMS, select “My History.”
  2. Find the training in your history and select “View Details” from the dialog box that opens when you tab to or hover over the title. DO NOT select “print certificate” as this creates a generic TMS certificate.
  3. In the Completed Work Details screen, find the section named “Accreditation Details.”
  4. Select the “Print Accredited Certificate” button next to your preferred CE.

Information for Invited Presenters

Invited presenters can read our guidelines (PDF) to learn what to submit for their webinar. Your slides must include tips for how CBOC and rural providers can use what you will teach in clinical practice. Read our rural/CBOC needs checklist (PDF) to learn the special needs of CBOC and rural providers.

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Last updated: April 1, 2021