When children witness police violence against their parents

Photo caption: Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes speaks at a rally for Jacob Blake, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. Morry Gash/AP Photo

When children witness police violence against their parents, it is traumatic. It is even traumatic for a child to see a parent or caregiver arrested. Listen here for a discussion on the topic with Dr. Julie Poehlmann-Tynan, a licensed psychologist in Wisconsin and the Dorothy A. O’Brien Professor of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, when she was interviewed on Wisconsin Public Radio.

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