Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches and Lectures


Exploring Racism Trauma and Hope Narrative in the Baltimore City Uprising

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Myrtle Beach, SC

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Conference Name / Publication Title

2018 Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) Biannual Conference


Public demonstrations and media coverage renewed national attention to the treatment of racial minorities in the American justice system. This study explored experiences of community stakeholders in Baltimore City to inform the development of essential cultural competency within the context of counselor training and the practice of psychotherapy. Noting substantial shifts in millennial activism, hope narratives and resilience development findings, useful to counseling and advocacy, are shared.