Thursday, October 17, 2013

ALGBTIC Inaugural Conference

ALGBTIC Inaugural Conference
 September 19 - 20, 2014
New Orleans, LA

                LGBT Advocacy over the Lifespan:
                Celebrating and Moving Forward

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
Two Poydras St., New Orleans, LA 70130
The Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling is a division of the American Counseling Association, to promote greater awareness and understanding of Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues among members of the counseling
 profession and related helping occupations.

IDEAS FOR PROGRAM TOPICS (To include but not limited to…)
·         LGBT older adults / Coming out later in life
·         Transgender children/adolescents-
·         Unique considerations for LGBT veterans
·         Integrating LGBT counseling competencies into Counselor Education programs
·         LGBT students – high school to college transitions/safety of campus
·         LGBT issues and sports / The coming out process for athletes
·         Gatekeeping in Counselor Ed programs
·         Bisexual isolation
·         K-12 schools, homophobia and gender identity
And many more………
·         Cyber bullying: LGBT students at risk
·         Our Lives as Educators: LGBT school administrators, student affairs professional, teachers, professors
·         Counseling same-sex couples through adoption issues / changing family dynamics
·         HIV/AIDS in the 21st century
·         LGBT academics at risk – To tell or not to tell
·         Neuroscience and sexual orientation
·         LGBT Career development
·         Overview of legal cases and faculty courage
·         AIDS-related counseling and case work

Directions for Proposal Submission (Word document only):
Deadline: Friday, January 17, 2014
  (Acceptance notification by Friday, February 21, 2014 or before)
Submission of this proposal is an acknowledgement that all presenters agree to be available to present the program at any given time of the conference. A presenter (chair or co-presenter) may be listed on no more than two (2) proposals.
 Please submit the following:

1.    Title of Presentation (125 characters):
2.    Proposal Program Chair's Name:
3.    Status: Mental health professional/counselor; Educator; Administrator; Higher education professional; medical professional; graduate student; other field
4.    Institution / Employer:
5.    Mailing Address:
6.    Phone(s):
7.    Email address:
8.    Names and email addresses of co-presenters
9.    Type of Program:
__ Workshop Presentation (55 minutes length)
__ Poster Session
__ Willing to do poster, if not accepted as workshop presentation

10.  Convention Program Abstract (80 words or less):
11.  Program Description (300 words or less); include description of the program, learning objectives (at least 3), and learning outcomes (at least 3).
12.  Include consideration of multiple diversities, as in race, age, gender, spirituality, gender identity and gender expression.

 **Registration information coming on or before November 15th**

Submit To:
Dr. Catherine Roland, Conference Chair at

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