Date Presented 04/13/21
Racial bias is defined as the negative evaluation of a group and its members relative to another and can exist on explicit and implicit levels. This is an exploratory study to examine the presence of implicit and explicit racial bias among OT professionals across the United States. The results (N = 201) highlight the presence of implicit and explicit racial biases among OT professionals in the United States and the need for further education on racial bias.
Primary Author and Speaker: Alaa Abou-Arab
Additional Authors and Speakers: Alee Leteria, Kristina Zanayed, and Susanne Higgins