Now that the new Intern Gerry started his doing his internship hours; the Psych Ward now has two interns (https://truegeorge.com/2017/01/06/race-card/). Richie the youngest white patient was open to sitting down with him to discuss what is on his mind. Richie has never sat down and spoke for a length of time with anyone. Denny an older white male patient in the unit also sat down and spoke with Intern Gerry. It was observed that there was a group discussion among the white males at one point. Before Intern Gerry the white males have never voluntary participated in any group discussion. This has reinforced that there is some type of identification with the race of the counselor as far as male patients are concerned….



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