Diversity & Inclusion Continuing Education

October Webinar Sponsored by SCP

Improving Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 7:00-8:30 pm EDT / 4:00-5:30 pm PDT

Cost: $50

1.5 CEs


Grace Hung

Jessica Jenkins, PhD.

Dr. Jessica Jenkins, a Director of Human Capital with ICF, has 15 years of experience in workforce research and consulting for public and private sector organizations. Her experience includes diversity and inclusion initiatives, organizational assessment and improvement, and workforce planning and development for a wide range of Federal, state & local, and commercial clients. She has conducted numerous barrier analysis projects, aimed at identifying potential barriers to equal employment opportunity and improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workforce. In addition to project management, her primary technical responsibilities include developing surveys and assessments, conducting interviews and focus groups, conducting benchmarking and literature reviews, analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, documenting project results, and leveraging research findings to develop practical tools and recommendations. Dr. Jenkins has made numerous presentations at conferences, including recent national and international sessions on Sexual Harassment: Science and Practice Around the Globe. Dr. Jenkins has a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the George Washington University.

Snehal Kumar

Sasha Iliev, MPS

Ms. Iliev has eight years of experience in business analysis and management, process improvement, and organizational development. Her expertise includes conducting qualitative and quantitative data analysis to identify workforce challenges and inform human capital solutions to increase organizational efficiency and optimize operations. Ms. Iliev has experience conducting and analyzing various workforce metrics for local and federal agencies to identify labor trends and convey the effects of these findings to clients. She also has experience conducting barrier analyses to eliminate barriers to equal employment opportunities for EEOC protected groups. In addition to collecting and reviewing policies and qualitative and quantitative information for the barrier analysis process, she has experience developing surveys and conducting interviews and focus groups to validate previous findings. She has also conducted benchmarking research with several federal agencies and comprehensive best practices research to inform strategies and recommendation plans. Ms. Iliev has a M.P.S in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  


This webinar will discuss the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and why they are important in the workplace. It will then provide an overview of barrier analysis as a method for assessing and improving diversity, equity, and inclusion, including the benefits of this method, typical steps involved, and an overview of how to implement change based on results.

Target Audience:

Transitioning Psychologists and Mid-­level Psychologists (By Experience)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the principles of diversity, equity & inclusion and why they are important within the context of the workplace.
  2. Identify methods of conducting a barrier analysis.
  3. Describe how barrier analysis results can be used to make recommendations for improving diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no conflicts of interest to disclose in connection with this series. 

The Society of Consulting Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Society of Consulting Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

For questions or more information, please contact: Alejandra Manzanares, MS [email protected], or Margaret K. Long, PhD [email protected]