How Counselors can Advocate for Early Childhood Clients within the School System to Reduce Systemic Bias

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April 8, 2021
8-9am CT

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Rohan Arcot, NCC, & Beth Boyle, Ed. D

Description: The MSJCC assert effective multiculturally competent counseling necessitates advocacy beyond the counseling office. When treating children from marginalized backgrounds referred with behavioral issues, before diagnosing, counselors must advocate for clients by forming partnerships with school teachers and administration that can elucidate systemic factors and bias impacting clients. This session will focus on how counselors must advocate, promoting a culture which prioritizes multiculturally competent care.