AMCD/ACES Announce the 2nd Annual International Conference on Culturally Competent Disaster Response


November 17, 2008



The Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD) and the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) jointly invite you to participate in the second annual international conference to be held in Gabarone, Botswana, located in southern Africa in July, 2009. AMCD/ACES visualize a multidisciplinary discussion in which a diversity of viewpoints is investigated. Proposals from community outreach workers, mental health practitioners, researchers, educators, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), health service providers, and spiritual/religious leaders are encouraged. Significant inquiry and innovative discourse relative to systemic oppression and social marginalization as they affect the lives of individuals, families, and communities are welcome.

In addition to participation in the conference, attendees are invited to apply to the clinical outreach program or register for add-on cultural tours in neighboring countries, such as South Africa, Mozambique, Malawi, and Namibia. For more information, contact the conference co-chairs: Cirecie A. West-Olatunji, Ph. D. or Arpana Inman, Ph.D. – AMCD 2009 Multicultural Counseling Conference, Department of Counselor Education, College of Education, University of Florida, 1204 Norman Hall, PO Box 117046, Gainesville, FL 32611-7046 email:, Tel: (352) 392-0731 x-235 Fax: (352) 846-2697.