An American Counselor in the Arab World: Gender and Multicultural Issues, 1/29

An American Counselor in the Arab World: Gender and Multicultural Issues
A Presentation By: Dr. Kay L. Bartosz
The Career Advising and Counseling Program Director of Sharjah Women's College, United Arab Emirates
Monday, January 29
5:30-7:30 p.m.
University Hall 1070
2 Hours of CEUs Available


Dr. Kay Bartosz, the Career Advising and Counseling Program Director of Sharjah Women's College in the United Arab Emirates, will be presenting "An American Counselor in the Arab World: Gender and Multicultural Issues" on Monday, January 29. She will present from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in University Hall 1040. Two hours of CEUs will be available upon request. This is a wonderful opportunity for students, faculty, and professionals alike to learn more about mulitcultural issues within the counseling field, and even more broadly, the world.

The topics she will cover include:
-Introduction to the history, climate, economics, politics, and culture of the Middle East.
-The history of counseling in the area, including current job opportunities and specialty areas (i.e., counseling men).
-Sharjah's career counseling program (the only counseling program in the area).
-Gender issues within the culture/university especially as these issues relate to her experiences and her students' experiences.
-Multicultural information for counselors working with Muslim clients.
-Dr. Bartosz's experiences as a Christian Caucasian Female American in the Middle East.

For more information, anyone interested can contact: Dr. Edina Renfro-Michel, renfromichee@mail.montclair.edu, 973-655-5381. The Department of Counseling, Human Development and Educational Leadership is sponsoring the event.