The Intersection of Diversity Issues, Mindful Facilitation & Group Process
Lee Mun Wah
Friday, Sept. 3, 2021
10:30 am - 1:45 pm
So many times, much of our education as therapists has lacked adequate training from a diversity perspective and lens, partly because therapists have received ‘awareness training’ but almost no ‘practical skills training’ in dealing with diversity-related issues or confrontations when working with groups from diverse populations. In this training we will demonstrate the myriad of ways that facilitation, when practiced using Mindful Techniques, developed by Lee Mun Wah, can become a useful tool in helping counseling clients to become culturally competent and skilled in facilitating and processing individual and group issues from a diversity and therapeutic lens.Learning Objectives
- Learn mindful techniques on how to work with diversity issues and culturally diverse groups.
- Learn key mindful inquiries that promote curiosity and empathy.
- Discover the roots of our disconnections and how to reconnect.
- Learn how to mindfully listen and respond to culturally diverse groups.
- Learn how to de-escalate a conflict within seconds.
- Learn to create a sense of community, connection & belonging amongst diverse groups.
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About Lee Mun Wah
Lee Mun Wah is an internationally renowned Chinese American documentary filmmaker, author, poet, Asian folk teller, educator, community therapist, and master diversity trainer. He is the Executive Director of StirFry Seminars & Consulting, a diversity training company that provides educational tools and workshops on cross-cultural communication and awareness, mindful facilitation, and conflict mediation techniques.
His first documentary film, Stolen Ground, about the experience of Asian Americans, won honorable mention at the San Francisco International Film Festival. His most famous film about racism, The Color of Fear, won the Gold Medal for Best Social Studies Documentary and in 1995, Oprah Winfrey did a one-hour special on Lee Mun Wah’s life and work that was seen by many. His latest film, If These Halls Could Talk, was just released in 2013. The film’s focus is on college students and their experience with racism and other diversity issues in higher education. Thousands of people from government and social service agencies, corporations and educational institutions have taken Lee Mun Wah’s workshops and partnered with Stirfry Seminars & Consulting on their diversity initiatives.
- 1984 San Francisco State University M.S. Counseling
- 1971 San Francisco State University M.A. Special Education/ Teaching Credential
- 1969 San Francisco State University B.A. Child Psychology
More about Lee Mun Wah.
Above image taken from Lee Mun Wah's Ted Talk.
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