Tackling Stigma and Discrimination. Structure. Aims Learning Agreements Human Bingo Warm-Up Activity Language of Stigma and Discrimination Definitions of Stigma and Discrimination Beliefs and Values Assertiveness Challenging Stigma and Discrimination Practice Sessions Evaluation Close.
“When you ... - I feel ... - Because .... - I understand that .... - However, I want…”
This exercise consists of rounds with, in each round, a “Perpetrator”, a “Challenger”and an “Observer”.
Participants have the opportunity to take on each of these roles: Perpetrator, Challenger and Observer.
The goal of the practice session for the Challenger is to: practice challenging.
The goal of the practice session for the Perpetrator is to: feedback to the Challenger.
The goal of the practice session for the Observer is to: observe and feedback.
Observer: please give feedback to the Challenger
Perpetrator: give feedback to the Challenger:
- What you felt went well/less well for you in the practice session
- What you would do differently in future
1) Listen carefully to the feedback before responding.
2) Summarise to check that you have clearly understood what the other person is saying or to get clarification.
3) Give your initial feelings time to settle. Take a few deep breaths. Don't jump straight in with a defensive response.
4) Decide whether the criticism is intended to be constructive or contains a 'put-down’.