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Monday, September 10, 2012

4th VIRTUAL CONFERENCE ON COUNSELING


Registration is open for the 
4th VIRTUAL CONFERENCE ON COUNSELING
September 12-14, 2012
CESL Conference Center, Second life

Presented  with sponsorship by the American Counseling Association


The counseling conference you can attend from your desktop computer as your avatar in the virtual world of Second Life.

Registration is FREE and up to 25 hours of CEUs are available at no charge.
You can find out more about the conference at http://SL.CounselorEducation.org/4VCC
 
 and register for the conference at http://tinyurl.com/Reg4VCC

About the conference:   
4VCC is an opportunity for Counselors, Counselor Educators, and allied professional to present on topics of their interest to an international audience.  The conference is hosted in a virtual environment (Second Life) and this allows presenters and attendees to attend the conference at minimal cost and disruption. Presenters have the full range of presentation tools that they would find in a traditional conference along with a host of new tools.

A full conference schedule is posted at http://SL.CounselorEducation.org/4VCCProg
 
  

A sample of conference presentations include:

Distance Clinical Supervision: Challenges and Opportunities
Social Justice Advocacy in the School and Clinical Settings
A Therapist's Experience of Multiculturalism in Family Therapy
Leadership groups as a culturally sensitive method with Latino and Black youth
Counseling Christian Fundamentalists and Ex-Fundamentalists
Implementing the ALGBTIC Competencies into Practice


For those new to Second Life:
We understand that it can be intimidating for attendee who has never used a computer virtual world. Just check the appropriate boxes on the registration form and we will contact you with a list of training times.  We can provide help from your first step (creating your virtual self) to helping you develop the skills and tools necessary to navigate the computer generated virtual conference.

Below is a list of time that you can come into second life and try out your avatar at the CESL center before the conference starts next Wednesday. All times are U.S. Eastern Standard Time.  

Tuesday 9/11 at 10am EST Debra
Tuesday 9/11 at 6pm EST Marty
Tuesday 9/11 at 10 pm EST Marty

Should you have any questions email Debra dlondon@kent.edu or Marty mjencius@kent.edu and we will get them answered.

Please share this email with others you feel might be interested in attending.

Hope to see you at the conference

Marty Jencius
Associate professor of Counseling - Kent State University 

Debra London, M. ED, PC/CR
Adjunct faculty: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Kent State University
Doctoral Student
Kent State University

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