The 3rd annual On New Shores conference has released a tentative program for the Nov 6-7/08 event, to be held at the University of Guelph. From organizer Dr. Susan Chuang:
The goals of this conference are to bring together leading scholars from various disciplines (psychology, sociology, education, social work, nursing etc.), professionals (from settlement agencies, family programs), and governmental agenices to: 1) present work on various issues (e.g., socio-emotional development, parent-child relationships, language brokering, literacy, educational isses) and effective programs (for children, youth, parents); 2) have in-depth discussions about current issues and challenges faced by families, organizations, and research); and 3) create opportunities to foster future colloabrations.
Registration is also open. For information, see Dr. Susan Chuang’s webpage at the University of Guelph.