In addition to this year's conference theme, "#hoodiesup2015 | breaking cycles of violence, building alliances, mobilizing resources", other timely topics were welcomed for
consideration in the conference program. Proposals from advanced doctoral
students and recent graduates were encouraged.
1. Proposals must be submitted online.
2. Proposals sent via mail or email will be
3. Proposals for all categories of presentations
should consist of an abstract (maximum 400 words).
TYPES OF PRESENTATIONS
1. PAPERS are 50 minute individual presentations.
2. SYMPOSIA are 50 minute sessions in which no
more than four people may present.
3. WORKSHOPS are 2 and 3 hour programs designed
to provide participants with practical experience and specific skills (Please
be sure to indicate how long your workshop will be, within your proposal.)
4. STUDENT POSTER PRESENTATIONS
are opportunities for master's and doctoral students in psychology and
education to present their recent scholarships during an hour-long poster
session. A student must be the first author on all poster presentation
submissions, and each submission should contain no more than four
Complimentary registration will be provided to the first authors of accepted
Thank you to Joseph G. Ponterotto, J. Manuel Casas, Lisa A. Suzuki, and
Charlene M. Alexander, the editors of the Handbook of Multicultural Counseling
(3rd edition), a student scholarship fund has been
established. Students whose poster presentation proposals are accepted will
receive free registration to the Winter Roundtable and a $100 stipend. On
posters with multiple authors, the scholarship will be awarded to the first
5. ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS are 1 hour dialogues
about a broad theme of cultural relevance in psychology and education.
Each theme consists of smaller discussion groups that address various
sub-themes pertaining to the general theme. There should be no
more than four sub-themes proposed for each general theme. In
addition, no more than four people may be involved in facilitating
discussions for one particular general theme.
All abstracts should include:
1. A clear outline of the major ideas to be
presented. For roundtable discussions, this outline should include information
about the general theme, as well as the sub-themes that will serve as topics
for discussion (maximum 400 words)
2. A summary of the research methodology, in the
case of an empirical study.
3. A brief summary of the findings, in the case
of an empirical study.
For workshop submissions, in addition to the
abstract you must also include a 50 word maximum description of the workshop,
which includes the learning objectives.
Please note that all poster presentation abstracts submitted
should include preliminary or final results of the empirical research study.
Proposals from advanced doctoral students and recent graduates are encouraged.
In addition to this year's conference theme, other timely topics are welcomed
for consideration in the conference program.
For technical assistance or for more information regarding proposal submissions please contact the conference coordinators.
Email: email@example.com, or Maryellen Novak at firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please begin the subject line with "proposal submission".)
Telephone: (646) 239 - 3272(646) 239 - 3272
*All deadlines are at 11:59 p.m. EDT of the specified day.
**All presenters and their co-presenters of accepted paper, symposium, workshop, and roundtable
discussion proposals must register and submit payment in full before January 15, 2015.