Title

Allyship Versus Accompliceship: Our Ethical Duty as Counselors

Conference Strand

Ethical Issues in Professional Counseling

Abstract

This presentation provides counselors in various levels of development and in various areas the tools to advocate for Black clients and communities. Being an accomplice is an anti-racist strategy and will improve our level of advocacy for communities experiencing racism. The authors will discuss allyship and how it is grounded in white privilege and white fragility. The authors will discuss how counselors can move from being an ally to being an accomplice.

Description

See Abstract

Evidence

Not available- external review.

Format

Individual Presentations

Biographical Sketch

David Julius Ford is an Assistant Professor at Monmouth University.

Brittany Williams is a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor at Syracuse University.

Briana Gaines is the Coordinator for THRIVE and a doctoral student at James Madison University.

Steven Taragano is at Carrier Clinic.

Location

Virtual Conference

Start Date

2-12-2021 2:30 PM

End Date

2-12-2021 3:30 PM

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Feb 12th, 2:30 PM Feb 12th, 3:30 PM

Allyship Versus Accompliceship: Our Ethical Duty as Counselors

Virtual Conference

This presentation provides counselors in various levels of development and in various areas the tools to advocate for Black clients and communities. Being an accomplice is an anti-racist strategy and will improve our level of advocacy for communities experiencing racism. The authors will discuss allyship and how it is grounded in white privilege and white fragility. The authors will discuss how counselors can move from being an ally to being an accomplice.