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Nat’l Blk Sexuality Conf.
The Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships is devoted to addressing the epistemological, ontological, and social construction of sexual expression and relationships of persons within the African diaspora. The journal seeks to take into account the transhistorical substrates that subsume behavioral, affective, and cognitive functioning of persons of African descent as well as those who educate or clinically serve this important population.
October 1-3, 2015 the events committee of the JBSR will host its first Black Family, Black Relationships, Black Sexuality Conference at the Cira Center (HUB), 2929 Arch Street in Philadelphia. If you have an interest in learning more about the conference including presenting and sponsorship, please submit your name and contact information in the space provided. To learn more about the conference, click here.
Black Families, Black Relationships, Black Sexuality Conference
A Professional Conference for Scholars and Practitioners
“Building and Strengthening Our Community”
The mission of the conference is to showcase research, clinical, pedagogical, and cinematic efforts of those who seek to shed additional light or improve Black families relationships, and/or sexual expression. The conference invites scholars, practitioners, filmmakers, and authors from around the world to share their research, best educational and/or clinical practices, and cinematic efforts. Interdisciplinary by nature, the conference will be able to illuminate the continuum of health disparities as well as the behavioral, affective, and cognitive challenges that persons of African descent experience across the lifespan. The theme of the conference, Building and Strengthening Our Community, reflects our position as a new organization that is moving in a direction to galvanize professionals and empower each other as well as the communities we serve. Finally, the conference is a scholarly medium for collaborating, networking, organizing, educating, raising consciousness, and charting ideas.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: JANUARY 1 to APRIL 15, 2015.
WHEN: October 1-3, 2015
WHERE: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cira Center (HUB) (30th and Arch Streets next to the Amtrak Train Station), 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
WHO THIS CONFERENCE IS FOR:
Licensed Professional Counselors
Mental Health Professionals
Mental Health Administrators