Call for papers: Intercultural counselling & education in the global world

The Centre for Intercultural Studies, University of Verona and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), Toronto, in cooperation with NAME will be hosting an international conference on Intercultural Counselling and Education in the Global World in Verona, April 18-21, 2013.

From the (US-based) National Association for Multicultural Education listserv:

The Verona Conference will provide a unique opportunity for teachers, educators, counsellors and psychotherapists from Europe, US, Canada and other countries, facing issues of diversity, plurality and multiculturalism, to meet and share research findings and practical experiences. The conference will be bilingual – English and Italian.

Abstracts for papers, posters and workshop sessions are welcome. Conference themes include:

Integrating counselling and psychotherapy approaches into inter- and multicultural therapy

Integrating traditional healing and spirituality into counselling and psychotherapy

Diversity issues in therapy: Gender, race, class, sexual orientations, disAbility, age and religion

Cross-cultural supervision and research in counselling

Intercultural and multicultural education

Intercultural competence

Democracy, citizenship, equity and student engagement

Cooperative learning.

Deadline for submissions is Nov 1, 2012. For more information, please visit the conference website.