How To Talk To Children About Race, Police, And Witnessing Traumatic Events

CBS2 spoke with Dr. Jeffrey Gardere, a psychologist, who says the dialogue should always be ongoing.

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- The recent police involved shootings in the country have led many parents to have a conversation with their kids about race, policing, and witnessing traumatic events. CBS 2 spoke to a psychologist who says the dialogue should always be ongoing.

JEFFREY GARDERE: It's not just one talk, but a series of talks. And the talks are not just about strategies with regard as to how to behave and not being seen as suspicious. But most importantly, what we as parents, what I do with my own Black children, it's about modeling behaviors for them.

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