College Counseling In A Multicultural World 2013
Full Conference - “Counseling Undocumented Students: Insight, Theory, and Interventions”
June 20, 8:45am - 4:30pm & June 21, 8:45am - 11:45am (12 hours: includes 3-hour ethics portion)
Ethics Portion - “Counseling Undocumented Students: Ethical Issues & Competencies”
June 21, 1:30pm - 4:30pm (3 hours)
Registration: 8:00am - 8:45am
Full Conference: (12 hours: includes 3-hour ethics portion): Early Bird ($250); Regular ($275); On-site ($300).
3-Hours Ethics Portion Only: Early Bird ($115); Regular ($130): On-site ($145).
Payment must be received by May 20 for early bird and by June 3 for regular registrations.
Group Discount: Groups of three or more registering together receive a 20% discount (this discount is not available to students).
Please subtract 20% from early bird, regular, or on-site fees.
Student Discount: Currently enrolled students receive a 40% discount (please bring your student ID).
No refunds after June 7, 2013.
Please subtract 40% from early bird, regular, or on-site fees.
- Gain insight into developmental,socio-cultural, transitional, and theoretical aspects of undocumented students.
- Describe common clinical issues and presenting concerns of undocumented students.
- Describe clinical and treatment considerations for individual counseling with undocumented students.
- Gain insight regarding the undocumented student experience of navigating higher education and related best practice concerns.
- Describe common student life issues experienced by undocumented students.
- Discuss and exhibit increased competency with addressing relevant legal and ethical concerns for working with undocumented students.
About the Presenter
Dr. Joseph M. Cervantes
Joseph M. Cervantes, Ph.D., ABPP received his Ph.D. in community-clinical psychology from the University of Nebraska- Lincoln (1977). He is a professor in the Department of Counseling at the College of Health and Human Development at California State University, Fullerton, and maintains an independent forensic practice in child, adolescent, and family psychology. He holds diplomates in both clinical and couple and family psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology and is licensed in the states of California and Hawaii. Dr. Cervantes’ research interests are in the relatedness of cultural diversity and indigenous spirituality, and in immigration issues, where he has conducted numerous immigration evaluations and appeared in court on multiple occasions as an expert witness. He has served as a consulting editor for the journal Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, and currently is a consulting editor for the journal Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology and for the journal Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice. Dr. Cervantes has served as the ethics chair for the Orange County Psychological Association, and he is past president of the National Latina/o Psychological Association and past chair of the Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) of the American Psychological Association. He has fellow status with Division 45 and Division 12 of the American Psychological Association.
Conference Location and Accommodations:
Conference Location: The conference will be held at TAMU Memorial Student Center, Conference Room 2406, College Station, Texas, 77843.
Lodging: Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. The conference committee recommends the following two hotels that are located next to each other. Both hotels offer free Easterwood Airport/ conference site shuttles for hotel users by pre-arranged reservation: Hyatt Place - College Station (1-888-591-1234) and Hawthorn Suites (979-695-9500). Additional hotel options can be found at the Bryan-College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau web site.
Past Conference Foci and Presenters:
Hispanic Students - Melba Vasquez, Ph.D. Emil Rodolfa, Ph.D. Patricia Arredondo, Ph.D.
African American Students - Thomas Parham, Ph.D. Joe Feagin, Ph.D.
Asian Students - Alvin Alvarez, Ph.D. Karen Suyemoto, Ph.D. Stanley Sue, Ph.D.
GLBT Students - Ruperto M. (Toti) Perez, Ph.D. Laura S. Brown, Ph.D.
International Students - Paul B. Pedersen, Ph.D. Nancy Arthur, Ph.D.
Spirituality - Mary A. Fukuyama, Ph.D.
Asperger’s Syndrome - Jane Thierfeld Brown, Ed.D. Lorraine Wolf, Ph.D.
Multiracial College Students - Kelley Kenney, PhD., Mr. Mark Kenney
Returning Veteran Students - John Mundt, Ph.D.
CEU Accreditation Statement:
Contact your licensing board to determine acceptability of continuing education credits. The Texas University and College Counseling Directors Association has approved this educational activity for a maximum of twelve (12) credits, including three hours of ethics for LPCs and psychologists in Texas.
If you are an individual with disabilities who needs special accommodations for the conference, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 979.845.4427 within a reasonable and sufficient time so that accommodations may be arranged. The Student Counseling Service will make every effort to accommodate your needs.