Microaggressions occur when someone experiences either intentional or unintentional slights that send negative messages related to the group(s) he/she belongs to. These groups are often served by child welfare service workers and include, but are not limited to, people of color, LGBT+ groups, women, immigrants, and individuals in poverty. In this training, participants will learn about the effects of microaggressions on vulnerable populations. The presenter will define microaggression and apply a theoretical taxonomy to child welfare recipients. A summary of research findings on the relationships between microaggressions and physical and mental health will be presented. Participants will be able to practice and identify strategies to create more self-awareness about the implicit biases that can lead to microaggressions. This training will utilize role playing, exercises, small and large group discussions, and visual displays.