This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This course will review the science of decision-making and how factors such as bias, cognitive dissonance, willful blindness, and “group think” may have an adverse influence on our ability to make thoughtful, well-informed decisions, including ethical decisions. Strategies that can minimize the influence of these factors and create more positive, achievable outcomes will be discussed.
(Part 2: Course 9451)
Course created on October 15, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the science of decision-making.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the influence of biases, willful blindness and “group think” on response to ethical dilemmas.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify strategies for mitigating negative influences on decision-making when approaching ethical dilemmas.
|5-35 Minutes||Science of decision-making|
|35-55 Minutes||Strategies to mitigate adverse influences on decision-making|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP is Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Interim Dean at Longwood University, where she has taught the course “Ethics and Professional Issues” since the program’s creation. She has served as a member of the ASHA Board of Ethics and on the ASHA Board of Directors as Vice President of Standards and Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology (2014-16). She has published and presented on various ethical topics.
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