In this episode, Dr. Jessica Tyler talks with Dr. Darius Green about undue police violence (UPV) and the mental health impact on our clients. We discuss the concepts of police legitimacy, UPV, and Dr. Green’s article, Undue Police Violence Toward African Americans: An Analysis of Professional Counselors’ Training and Perceptions, published in the Journal of Counseling & Development with his co-author, Dr. Amanda Evans. This episode is for counselors exploring their attitudes and beliefs on topics associated with UPV and counselors interested in actionable steps, training considerations, and barriers to social justice advocacy.
Dr. Darius Green is an Assistant Professor in Counseling and Human Services at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Dr. Green’s counseling background includes working with substance use, domestic violence, and trauma-informed counseling. His research and advocacy work surrounds integrating social justice and multiculturalism into counseling, undue police violence, race-based trauma, and cyber hate.
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Tyler, J. (Producer). (2023, April 21). Counseling for Undue Police Violence [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://concept.paloaltou.edu/resources/the-thoughtful-counselor-podcast/counseling-for-undue-police-violence
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