Staying silent in the face of demeaning comments, stereotypes
or bias allows these attitudes and behaviors to thrive.
This undermines our ability to create an inclusive workplace
where all employees are welcomed, treated with respect
and able to do their best work. Yet most people who want
to speak up don't know how..... so they say nothing. This training program can help give your people the tools
to speak up - without blame.
Here's a flavor of what you'll see on the video:
She said to me, "Wow,
you really have no accent for an Asian person. I
didn’t know how to respond to this so I just
When I hear these jokes I laugh, but inside I'm really hurting.
ended the review by saying, “I think you’ve
done really well, considering the hand you’ve
been dealt.” I didn’t know how to respond
to something like that.
I want to say something; but I don’t speak up because I don’t know how.
When I heard that I wasn't considered for promotion because of my so-called "image" I was pretty angry...
didn't you say something? I feel like I don't belong
would say something if I felt comfortable in the
Speak up because your silence might mean you agree.
|- Debbie Stogel
A CAMPUS OF DIFFERENCE™ / A WORKPLACE OF DIFFERENCE™ Programs
Anti-Defamation League ®Institute
What's included in the OUCH! That Stereotype
Hurts Training Program:
3 dynamic segments and 2 Extra Features for you to use as is, or customize for your unique training needs.
Part 1 gives a direct and powerful experience of stereotypes.
Part 2 includes personal stories of why people didn't speak up: don't know what to say, don't want to make a big deal, don't want to sound angry, and many other common reasons for not speaking up.
Part 3 delivers 6 simple examples of how to speak up without blame or guilt. In just 12 minutes, the OUCH video gives a complete experience and understanding of how to speak up without blame or guilt.
Extra Feature 1: The next section is a 5-minute skill-building section to test participant's ability to identify the demeaning comment and suitable response.
Extra Feature 2: This version of OUCH includes vignettes in Part 3. This gives you an option for your training session - with or without vignettes.
CD-ROM Leader's Guide: OUCH offers a lot of value in one package. The Leader's Guide is extensive and will enable you to customize your own training module, print out user materials, even use a PowerPoint presentation in your session.
What's included in the Ouch! Your Silence Hurts Training Program:
1 powerful video with 2 extra feature sections: Skill-Builder stories repeated from the video to give participants a chance to practice the situations:
Story 1: Promotion (54 sec)
Story 2: Service (30 sec)
Story 3: After Work (40 sec)
Story 4: Team Building (40 sec)
And four extra "duet" presentations that each give a different flavor to a conversation between a bystander and a person who's been hurt by stereotypes.
1. When I'm left out, treated as inferior…(1:10 min)
2. When I feel people talking down about me…(50 sec)
3. I would say something if…(40 sec)
4. Trailer for internal promotion of your training (1:40 min)
CD-ROM Leader's Guide:The Leader's Guide provides all the information necessary to lead Ouch! Your Silence Hurts training. Tab 2 of the Leader's Guide provides a fully-scripted 30-minute session or 60-minute workshop.
The two versions are identical except that the 60-minute workshop includes a Skill-Builder activity. The script is given for your convenience. Feel free to create your own workshop by writing a different narration. Some tips are also given for delving deeper into the Skill-Builder module, which would lengthen the workshop to 75 to 90 minutes. Ideas for using the DVD Extra Features are also included.
Participant Materials: A six-page Participant Handout is provided for your use. If you are leading the 60-minute workshop, use the full six pages. For the 30-minute session, only one page is needed (Key Concepts / Discussion). For flexibility, handout pages are not numbered. The handout is a color document but can be printed in either color or black & white. Feel free to create your own handouts as well.
PowerPoint: Two PowerPoint presentations are included, for the 30-minute session and the 60-minute workshop. There is also a pre-formatted Master Slide that you can use to create additional slides of your own. Slides may be hidden or un-hidden to customize your presentation.
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