Included here are downloadable evidence-informed worksheets, exercises, and guidelines, for use in prevention, intervention, and educational/training contexts. We provide all resources for free courtesy of authors and copyright holders. Linked guidelines from Harvard Medical School and the American Psychological Association are free to the public.
These resources were created through our (e.g., the McLean Hospital Multicultural Psychology Consultation Team) collective clinical work, research, training, consultation, and continued education. This is by no means an exhaustive set of tools – it is merely some of the tools that our team has been working on and have found helpful in our work. If you have a resource you think should be added to this list – please contact us!
Of note, several of the below documents are described in:
Winer, J.P., Wadsworth, L. P., Forgeard, M., Pinder-Amaker, S., Bjorgvinsson, T., & Beard, C. (2018) Development and implementation of a single-session diversity and multicultural psychology group intervention within an academic psychiatric hospital. the Behavior Therapist. link to full article
*********As significant practice is often required in order to use and delivery these worksheets/exercises effectively (e.g., conversations and interventions focused on social and cultural identities are very complex), please consult with your team, supervisor(s), and colleagues before using in a clinical, educational, or professional development setting. Additionally – feel free to contact us with any questions, concerns, or feedback.*********
Worksheets focused on social and cultural identities self assessment based on the ADDRESSING Framework developed by Dr. Pamela Hays:
Worksheet focused on introducing the concepts of microaggressions, implicit bias, stereotype threat, and targeted identities (MIST):
CBT-style strategies for responding to stigma and bias (1 page):
DBT-style strategies for responding to stigma and bias (3 pages):
Strategies for Engaging Effectively with the Guilt of Privilege using DBT Skills
Worksheet focused on examining the complex and context-dependent nature of social and cultural identities:
Worksheet focused on applying the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Triangle to unpacking experiences of identity-based threat:
Guiding agreements currently used by the McLean Hospital Multicultural Psychology Consultation Team (MPCT):
As members of the HMS community we (MPCT) fully affirm the aspirations espoused in HMS diversity statement:
As psychologists and behavioral health providers, we seek to enact and build upon the American Psychological Association’s 2017 Multicultural Guidelines: An Ecological Approach to Context, Identity, and Intersectionality, 2017: