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25 July 2013
Women Counselling

Women's and Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and the Psychology Department,

Faculty of Community and Health Science

Invite you to two events  by: Angela Coker

Angela D. Coker, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, is an associate professor of Counseling and Family Therapy, at the University of Missouri - St. Louis (USA). She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri and a National Certified Counselor in the US. Areas of expertise include multicultural counseling, women's issues, group work, and the internationalization of counseling.   She is a Fulbright-Hays scholar who has conducted multicultural research in Brazil.  She is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and co-author of Experiential Activities for Teaching Multicultural Competence in Counseling, a book that highlights teaching resources counselor educators can use to promote cultural competencies. Dr. Coker has won several teaching awards including the Gerald and Deanne Gitner Excellence in Teaching Award at the University of Missouri - St. Louis.   Currently she serves as a visiting scholar and sabbaticant in the Department of Educational Foundations at the University of Botswana where she is examining how culture impacts the practice of counseling in African communities. 

Counselling Women Across the Lifespan:

A Workshop about counselling women across diversities using Relational Cultural Theory as a conceptual framework

DATE:              25 July 2013

TIME:              11.00 - 1.00 pm

VENUE:           School of Public Health, Room 1C

What are some of the challenges women face during their early teen years?  What challenges do they face during young/adulthood, middle-age years and older?

Using Relational Cultural Theory, this interactive presentation will explore contemporary issues and strategies for counseling women across the lifespan.

A light lunch will be served

RSVP: wgs@uwc.ac.za  and rklink@uwc.ac.za