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Association for Counselor Education and Supervision 2013 Conference -  October 17 - 20, 2013 Denver, CO
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Friday, October 18 • 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Unity in Counseling: Challenges of Counseling in Bhutan where Eastern Customs meet Western Practice

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In the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, mental health and counseling services are in their infancy, supported in their growth by the National Board of Certified Counselors. The presenters will describe mental health and school counseling in Bhutan and NBCC's collaboration to establish counseling. The presentation will address elements of Bhutanese culture including Gross National Happiness, Buddhist worldview, and the rapid pace of modernization. Participants will discuss how Bhutanese perspectives inform theory and practice in Bhutan and globally.

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Judi Durham

Professor Emeritus, University of Saint Joseph

Friday October 18, 2013 1:30pm - 2:20pm MDT
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