Welcome to Improving Healthcare for Adolescents -- Stereotypes and Why They Matter, an interactive, online course targeted at interdisciplinary healthcare professionals working with adolescents. Following completion of the course, participants will be better able to:
(1) Describe common implicit biases towards adolescents.
(2) Re-frame common adolescent stereotypes & behaviors using a developmental perspective.
(3) Practice strategies to mitigate the impact of bias in their interactions with adolescents.
This course was developed by faculty and trainees in the University of Washington Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) program.
A portion of this project was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number T71MC24210, University of Washington Leadership Education in Adolescent Health, award amount of $412,521 (2015) with 30% financed with nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.