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Saturday, October 13 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
CHANGED: #BlackLivesMatter: A Framework for Culturally-Conscious Counselor Education Practice

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The #BlackLivesMatter Movement has been misunderstood by students, professionals, and communities around the nation. We will provide an overview of this movement’s history and relevance to counselor education, in addition to recommendations for applying the BLM framework in counseling and training practice. This presentation is a call for counselors and counselor educators to move beyond acknowledging issues of injustice, towards a praxis of activism in counseling, teaching, and training.


Zyer Beaty

University of Georgia
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Raven Cokley

PhD Candidate, Founder of Counselors for Black Lives, University of Georgia
I am a third-year PhD Candidate in Counselor Education at the University of Georgia. My research focuses on experiences of high-achievement among Black girls, Black first-generation doctoral students, and the Black Lives Matter movement and counselor education. I am also the founder... Read More →

Brean'a Parker

Doctoral Student, University of Georgia

Saturday October 13, 2018 3:00pm - 3:50pm EDT
Palisades I
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