Diversity Conference 2009

18th Annual Diversity Conference
Division of Counseling Psychology
University at Albany, SUNY
Social Justice and Multiculturalism in Action

GSO-“Your GSO funds at work”

WHEN:

March 26th, 27th (Thursday & Friday)

WHERE:

Standish Room, University at Albany, NY

TIME:

8:30AM – 4:30 PM / 9:30AM – 4:30 PM

 
Thursday, March 26th
8:30 - 9:00
Complimentary Light Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30
Keynote Speaker - Elizabeth Vera, Ph.D. (Loyola University) – The Pursuit of Social Justice
10:45 - 12:00
Experiential Activity – Take a Stand!
12:15 - 1:00 Complimentary Lunch
1:15 - 2:15
Alex Pieterse, Ph.D. (SUNY at Albany) - On Doing Social Justice in an Era of Change: Barack Obama and the Psychology of Race

2:30 - 3:30

US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants – Protecting Refugees, Serving Immigrants, Upholding Freedom since 1911
3:45 - 5:00 Panel – Culturally Diverse Therapists: Working Across Identities
6:00 - 8:00 Potluck Dinner (location TBA)
 
Friday, March 27th
9:30 - 10:00 Complimentary Light Breakfast
10:00 - 11:30 Mary Burke, Ph.D. (Carlow University) - Towards the End of Human Trafficking
11:45 - 1:00
Terry Sherman, Ph.D. - Diversity Issues within Faith Counseling
1:15 - 2:00 Complimentary Lunch
2:15 - 4:15 Viewing and discussing For the Bible Told Me So – A Documentary Examining the Intersection of Biblical Scripture and Homosexuality
4:15 - 4:30 Closing ceremony

If you have questions or comments about the conference, please contact us at diversityconference@gmail.com.