Announcements

AMCD Virtual Summit Call for Proposals

The Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD) is currently accepting presentation proposals for our virtual summit being held on June 24, 2020.  The theme of the summit is Mentorship Through the Lens of Multiculturalism and Social Justice (Advocacy).   Proposal submissions should clearly identify how the presentation content will address the theme and the following objectives: To empower counseling educators, practitioners, trainees, and related professionals across multiple disciplines with evidence and theoretical based strategies and Read more…

Awards

AMCD Awards Nominations Now Open

The Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD) is pleased to announce that the nomination process for a wide variety of awards and grants is open! The recipients of these awards and grants will be recognized during the 2020 ACA Annual Conference held in San Diego.  In addition, these recipients and their accomplishments will be featured in the AMCD Newsletter and on the official AMCD website. We encourage you to nominate those you believe to Read more…

2019 Plenary Session Speakers

Dr. Rafe McCullough

Dr. Rafe McCullough Rafe McCullough is a counselor educator at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Dr. McCullough is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). He has backgrounds in both school counseling, and in clinical mental health counseling. Dr. McCullough has been an active member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), serving on the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) 2016 Standards Revisions Committee in 2013, the Multicultural Competency Revision Read more…

2019 Plenary Session Speakers

Dr. S. Kent Butler

Dr. S. Kent Butler Kent Butler, Jr. holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, with a concentration in Counseling Psychology, from the University of Connecticut. Dr. Butler is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and Nationally Certified School Counselor (NCSC). He currently serves as the faculty advisor to Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society. Dr. Butler also serves as the Principal Investigator, for The High-Risk Delinquent and Dependent Child Educational Research Project: Situational Read more…

2019 Plenary Session Speakers

Dr. Sylvia Nassar

Dr. Sylvia Nassar Sylvia Nassar is currently a Professor and Doctoral Program Coordinator of Counselor Education at North Carolina State University.  She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1994. She has served in a variety of clinical mental health, school, and college settings over the past 30 years. Her scholarship spans multicultural, gender, and career development issues, with a special focus on Arab American Read more…

2019 Plenary Session Speakers

Dr. Anneliese A. Singh

Dr. Anneliese A. Singh Anneliese A. Singh is a Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity Equity, and Inclusion in the College of Education at the University of Georgia. Dr. Singh has contributed to many counseling competencies, including the recent revision of the ACA Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Competencies, the ASGW Multicultural and Social Justice Principles for Group Workers, and the ACA Competencies for Counseling Transgender People. She is highly prolific, and has written over 100 peer-reviewed articles and chapters Read more…

2019 Plenary Session Speakers

Dr. Fernando I. Rivera

Dr. Fernando I. Rivera Dr. Fernando I. Rivera is an Associate Professor of Sociology, Interim Assistant Vice-Provost for Faculty Excellence, and Director of the Puerto Rico Research Hub at the University of Central Florida. His research interests and activities are in the sociology of health/medical sociology, disasters, and race and ethnicity. His published work has investigated how different mechanisms are related to certain health and mental health outcomes with a particular emphasis on Latino populations. Read more…

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2019 Plenary Session Speakers

Dr. Wizdom Powell

Dr. Wizdom Powell Dr. Wizdom Powell is Director of the Health Disparities Institute and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at The University of Connecticut. Formerly, Dr. Powell spent over a decade at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health where she held a tenured appointment in the Department of Health Behavior and was Research Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Center for Health Equity Research in the Department of Social Medicine. Dr. Powell received Read more…

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2019 Plenary Session Speakers

Dr. Benjamin Cook

Dr. Benjamin Cook Dr. Benjamin Cook is Director of the Health Equity Research Lab, Director of Research in the Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School. He holds a Ph.D. in Health Policy from Harvard University concentrating in Evaluative Science and Statistics, an MPH from UNC-Chapel Hill in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, and a B.A. in psychology from Read more…

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