The WIRED TOGETHER: Self, Science, Society 2019 conference

Страна: США

Город: Richmond

Тезисы до: 06.03.2019

Даты: 01.11.19 — 03.11.19

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Организаторы: BC Association of Clinical Counsellors


This exciting conference brings together Registered Clinical Counsellors, counselling therapists and allied professionals for discussion and exchange of the most cutting-edge knowledge, insights, issues and ideas in the world of counselling therapy. We are expecting up to 300 attendees, including counselling and mental health professionals, university and college professionals, graduate students, and community agencies.

The WIRED TOGETHER: Self, Science, Society conference will offer a variety of oral presentations ranging from:

  • Parallel workshop sessions – one and a half hours in length.
  • Roundtable participation – one and a half hours in length, and
  • Lightning talks – five to ten minutes

All sessions are designed to be informative and interactive for participants and to promote dynamic discussion. The Organizing Committee encourages established professionals and students alike to engage and participate by presenting at the conference.

Individual Presentation Themes

The three main themes of the conference with examples of possible topics are as follows:


  1. Self-care (the science of self-care)
  2. Clinical supervision
  3. Personal growth impacting practice
  4. Mind/body connection


  1. Emerging and evidence-based practices with emphasis on neuroscience and brain development
  2. Somatic Psychotherapy
  3. Use of technology in counselling practice


  1. Informed Indigenous therapy
  2. Informed trauma therapy
  3. Gender and sexuality
  4. Cultural considerations in therapy
  5. Social justice (poverty, homelessness, disability awareness, racism, addiction)
  6. Harm reduction

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