Micro Video #5: CARES: Gatekeeping Through an Anti-Racist Lens in CARES

This micro video highlights that all levels of staff within the Collaborative Assessment, Response and Support (CARES) approach are empowered to be gatekeepers for families. Learners discover how to align CARES training with implicit bias and risk aversion in daily assessments and interactions — at all levels of leadership. The training also prepares learners to analyze the accountability of bias and racism within their organization. 


Who Should Attend?

All Division of Child Protection (DCP) CARES staff and leadership.


Course Benefits

Learners will:

  •  Be able to analyze the responsibility and accountability of bias and racism at different levels of an organization, with the understanding that there is power attached to any level of staff, regardless of title.


Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


Course Components

Once enrolled in the course, learners will complete:

  •  A 7.5-minute micro video.

Completion of all components is necessary to receive a Certificate of Completion.


Continuing Education Units

There are no CEUs associated with this course.



Register for this course by logging in to Cornerstone, browse for the course name and complete all information. For more information about the ACS Workforce Institute, please contact the Help Desk at WIhelpdesk@acs.nyc.gov or call (212) 748-1898.


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