The Voice of Counseling is a Vodcast series for the professional counseling community that showcases essential issues relevant to advocacy, racial justice, and how counselors help to competently create equity in the lives of our clients, students, and the world.
Hosted by Dr. S. Kent Butler, the American Counseling Association's 70th president, each episode welcomes special guests to a conversation about all things counseling. We will have engaging dialogues about a counselors' professional work and identity, the business of counseling, and mental health care. Counseling students to seasoned practitioners with decades of experience will find something relevant to their work. Tune in, get set, and get ready to be inspired!
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Strategies and Initiatives to Support Black Men
Dr. Erik Hines speaks about his research findings on black males and sheds light on the responsibilities that school counselors and mental health professionals share in helping black males succeed in grades K-12, college, and beyond.
Getting to know Dr. Kimberly Frazier
Dr. Kimberly N. Frazier, Ph.D., LPC, LMFT, NCC, the president elect of the American Counseling Association who will serve as the 71st ACA President from July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023 shares her journey as a counselor, and her hopes for ACA as the incoming president.
Encountering Difference: Dialogue Around Intersectionality
Dr. Ramya Avadhanam discusses how to use vulnerability, when authentically and congruently supporting or facilitating difficult dialogue.
Two Men Talking: Male Gender Inequity
Dr. Michael P. Chaney of the ACA Gender Equity Task Force discusses the myths and realities related to equity.
Artificial Intelligence in Counseling (Part 2)
Dr. Olivia Uwamahoro Williams, Co-Chair of the ACA Artificial Intelligence (AI) Task Force, discusses ways that AI may be used to enhance the learning experience of counseling students in the classroom and beyond.
Artificial Intelligence in Counseling (Part 1)
Dr. Russell Fulmer, Co-Chair of the ACA Artificial Intelligence (AI) Task Force, defines AI and explores ways that AI will impact counseling in the future.