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Aversive Racism And Inequality In Health Care
Review the Section III, “Framework Essay,” and Reading 31 in the course text. Pay particular attention to aversive racism and health care access.
Review the article, “Psychiatrists’ Attitudes Toward and Awareness About Racial Disparities in Mental Health Care,” and focus on methods for reducing aversive racism.
Take the Race Implicit Bias test at the Project Implicit website.
Identify two examples of racial or ethnic inequality in health care in the United States.
Think about how aversive racism contributes to the examples that you identified.
Consider methods for reducing aversive racism in your examples.
The Assignment (3–4 pages):
Describe two examples of racial or ethnic inequality in health care in the United States.
Explain how aversive racism contributes to the inequality illustrated in the examples (and thus in health care) you described.
Explain methods for reducing aversive racism in your examples. Be specific and provide examples to support your explanation.
Discuss how implicit bias might impact health care in the United States.