(WEBINAR) The Impact of Intergroup Empathy on Prejudice


# of CE's: 3.5

0.4 IACET CE's

CE Type: IACET           0.4 IACET CE's


About This Course

Empathy is a natural phenomenon in humans that promotes social cohesion and group formation.  But what happens when that process becomes faulty?  Intergroup empathy can be a mechanism that underlies racism and prejudice.  Understanding this process and some of the biases that our minds can engage in can be helpful in counteracting these harmful thought processes.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Identify how empathy promotes group living and social cohesion.
  2. Define intergroup empathy bias and identify how this impacts interactions with others.
  3. List strategies for decreasing intergroup empathy bias.


Intended Audience: 

Provider Network


Instructional Level: 



Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend the entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within the 7 days of training to receive credits and a certificate. All CEU certificates and certificates of attendance will be received through the DBHIDS Learning Hub. Once you have completed your evaluation you will have access to your CEU or Certificate of Attendance through your DBHIDS Learning Hub Account.


Credit Statements:

BHTEN is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.
As an IACET Accredited Provider, BHTEN offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.  BHTEN is authorized by IACET to offer CEUs for this program.
(0.4 CEU = 3.5 Training Hours)

Course Instructors

May 18, 2022

(WEBINAR) The Impact of Intergroup Empathy on Prejudice

March 29, 2023

Brienne Jennings


Education and Training Supervisor



Brienne has been working in the behavioral health field for the past 11 years and has done so in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. During this time, she has provided behavioral health services as an instructional designer, trainer, behavioral health clinician/therapist, case manager, research assistant, and mental health technician. Brienne holds a MA in Mental Health Counseling from Seton Hall University and has training in trauma, counseling practices (including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Grief), learning management systems, and project management. Brienne is also a CPI Certified Associate Instructor for Nonviolent Crisis Intervention®. Brienne currently works at DBHIDS as the Learning Development Specialist.