Webinar Recording co-sponsored by:
American College Counseling Association, Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development
Presenter: Farah Ibrahim, Ph.D., LP
Facilitator: Tamara Knapp-Grosz, Ph.D., Past President of ACCA
The American College Counseling Association (ACCA) is very pleased to offer the third webinar in our series of multicultural competency webinars in collaboration with the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD)! The webinar description and objectives are described below as well as an evaluation form and posttest that must be completed and returned if you are requesting CEUs.
Farah Ibrahim is a fellow of the American Psychological Association (Society for Counseling Psychology) and a licensed psychologist (CT, DC, CO). She is past president of Counselors for Social Justice (2002-3) a division of the American Counseling Association. She has served at the University of Connecticut, Howard University, and as Chair of Teacher and Counselor Education at Oregon State University as a tenured full professor. She is currently serving as full professor in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver. She is the author of the Existential Worldview theory and is the developer of the following instruments: Scale to Assess Worldview© with Harris Kahn, the “Cultural Identity Check List©” (Ibrahim, 1990, 2007) the “Cultural Competence Survey©” (Ibrahim, 2005), and the United States Acculturation Index© (Ibrahim, 2008). She has conducted research on worldview and training for cultural effectiveness, gender and worldview, organizational culture and worldview, identity development, South Asian identity issues, trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) due to oppression, and infusion of social justice and cultural competencies in counseling curricula. Her latest research has focused on counseling Muslims in the West. She has a video on “Counseling Muslims” marketed by Microtraining Associates. She has assisted with several grant projects as a consultant or as co-principal investigator focusing on cultural competence training, effect of domestic violence on children and adolescents, and intergenerational trauma and its impact and health and mental health. Her current research interests are cultural competence and social justice training, cross-cultural research on worldviews, assessment in cross-cultural settings, identity development in a diverse society, Counseling South Asian immigrants and international students, and alleviation, and elimination of trauma and violence in society, social justice and cultural competence in group work. She currently has a book in press (Springer Science+Media (Cross-cultural Psychology series), with Jianna Heuer on Cultural and Social Justice Counseling: Client Specific Interventions
As a result of this webinar, participants will:
- Gain insight into the developmental, sociocultural, and transitional processes experienced by South Asian college students (international and domestic)
- Explore the multiple contexts and points of intersectionality for South Asian students as they pertain to unique ethnic, religious, class, and gender issues
- Understand the South Asian student’s experience of navigating higher education and related best practice concerns.
According to the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, a large number of international students at colleges and universities in the United States come from South Asia (Institute of International Education, 2013). In this webinar, the presenter will provide participants with information about the specific counseling needs of this growing population of international students.
The American College Counseling Association (ACCA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. ACCA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
The American College Counseling Association is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for these events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.
Cost of Webinar as follows:
No CEUS: Free (enter discount code: NOCEUS)
CEUS for members of ACCA or AMCD: $20 (enter discount code: member)
Nonmembers with CEUS: $30 (no discount code is entered)
Register at http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EB58DF8687463B
A completed post test and evaluation form must be sent to Casey Earle at CaseyE@cmcglobal.com> in order for CEUS to be awarded.
Download Post Test and Evaluation Form