Diversity Conference 2012

21st Annual Diversity Conference

Building Bridges, Removing Barriers, Expanding Our Roles

November 16-17, 2012

Hosted & Sponsored by: University at Albany Division of Counseling Psychology, Student Affiliates of Seventeen (SAS), The Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity (SOGI) Project, and GSO -- "Your GSO funds at work"


Friday and Saturday, November 16-17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Alumni House, Uptown Campus, University at Albany
1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222


Like us on Facebook and Register online! (Registration is free)

The conference aims to explore the diverse ways in which helping professionals across disciplines impact communities through action, research, and practice across local, national, and international contexts. Featuring keynote speaker, Isaac Prilleltensky and other esteemed speakers from across the nation.

Join us as we learn from various models of teaching, scholarship, practice, and advocacy in their communities and abroad!


Diversity Conference 2012 Schedule

Friday, November 16th
9:00 – 9:30 Registration


9:00 – 9:45 Breakfast


9:45 – 10:45 CHAD PUTMAN
Accessing Systems to Influence Change


11:00 – 12:30 Keynote: ISAAC PRILLELTENSKY
Wellness and Fairness: Interdependence and Interventions


12:30 – 1:30


1:30 – 3:00 ARPANA G. INMAN
Multicultural Competency in Supervision: Supervisor-Supervisee Dilemmas


3:15 – 4:45 TAMARA BUCKLEY
Talking About Race: A Model for Increasing Safety and Learning in Race-Related Multicultural Counseling Courses


Saturday, November 17th
9:00 – 10:00 Breakfast


10:00 – 11:30 CAITLIN RYAN
Critical Role of Families in Reducing Risk & Promoting Well-Being


Expanding our Role: Activism Work with (not for) Children and Adolescents


1:15 – 2:15 Lunch


2:15 – 3:45 M. DOLORES CIMINI
Disability as the Caboose on the Diversity Train: Where is the Train Heading?


3:45 – 4:15 Closing Ceremonies