Farah Ibrahim Main Presenter at College Counseling in a Multicultural World Conference, June 5-6

Farah Ibrahim, professor of Counseling at CU Denver’s School of Education & Human Development will be the main presenter at the College Counseling in a Multicultural World Conference held at Texas A&M University on June 5 – 6, 2014. She will speak to an audience of professional counselors and psychologists who want to gain expertise in counseling South Asian domestic and international students: insights, theories, interventions, ethical issues and competencies. “This is a huge honor and it is humbling,” Ibrahim noted. The “College Counseling in a Multicultural World Conference” seeks out speakers who are leaders in the field of cross-cultural/multicultural counseling. Ibrahim is a pioneer in the area of cultural issues in counseling and psychotherapy, and has developed several instruments, including the “Scale to Assess World View©” and curricula for four major universities to enhance cultural competence, responsiveness and social justice in counseling and psychotherapy. Currently she has a text with co-author, Jianna Heuer, under contract on Social Justice and Cultural Responsiveness: Using Cultural Assessments for Cultural Specificity.”