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Inclusive Prevention Practice – A Workshop on Incorporating Equity Literacy into Adolescent Dating Violence Prevention
In this interactive workshop, we will 1) review what is meant by the concept equity literacy; 2) discuss how to incorporate equity literacy into adolescent dating violence prevention; 3) work through a case study on equity literacy; and 4) review relevant resources.

Learning objectives:
• List the four components of equity literacy
• Summarize how the components of equity literacy relate to dating violence prevention
• Identify 1-2 steps that can be taken to improve equity literacy within daily prevention practice

Jun 23, 2021 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Deinera Exner-Cortens
Assistant Professor and Tier II Canada Research Chair @Department of Psychology, University of Calgary
Dr. Deinera Exner-Cortens is an Assistant Professor and Tier II Canada Research Chair (Childhood Health Promotion) in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Social Work, and is jointly appointed to the Department of Psychiatry, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. She holds a PhD in Developmental Psychology (Cornell University) and a Master of Public Health (Boston University). Dr. Exner-Cortens' research focuses on 1) evaluating healthy relationships resources in school and community settings, 2) developing and evaluating implementation support tools for school-based mental health service delivery; and 3) prevention of adolescent dating violence. In her work, Dr. Exner-Cortens collaborates with a number of community and research partners both provincially and nationally.