NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Recent police-involved shootings in the U.S. have prompted many parents to have a conversation with their kids about race, policing and witnessing traumatic events.
CBS2 spoke with a psychologist who says the dialogue should always be ongoing.READ MORE: Suffolk Police: Franklyn Charles, 18, Charged In Crash That Killed Jennifer Figueroa, 30, In Wyandanch
“It’s not just one talk, but a series of talks. And the talks are not just about strategies about how to behave and not being seen as suspicious, but most importantly, what I do for my own Black children, it’s about modeling behaviors for them,” said Dr. Jeffrey Gardere.READ MORE: Alec Baldwin Was Told Gun Was "Cold" Before Fatal Movie Set Shooting, Court Records Show
Watch: Dr. Jeffrey Gardere On Talking To Children About Race, Policing, And Witnessing Trauma
You can watch the full interview with Gardere in the video above.MORE NEWS: Campaign 2021: Early Voting Begins In New Jersey And New York City
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