Mr. Wright joins host Alejandro Leguízamo to talk about working in the sexual abuse prevention field as a therapist, evaluator, and educator. In particular, they talk about issues faced by therapists of color and their clients.
Mr. Wright is a Social Worker and Sociologist based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, whose 31 year career has spanned the fields of education, child welfare, forensic mental health, trauma, sexual violence, and cultural competence. A “clinician/academic/administrator,” he has always integrated his work delivering direct practice clinical service to clients with teaching and supervising interns, and promoting lasting systemic change through social policy advocacy. He also consults, trains, speaks and comments on a wide range of issues. His extensive pro bono work gave birth to The Peoples' Counseling Clinic, a non-profit mental health clinic. His pioneering work with colleagues in cultural competence and conducting cultural assessments has received national attention.