Dear Fellow Counselors,
I am pleased to inform you that the Guidance Counselors’ Circle Inc. (GCC), in cooperation with the Association of Psychological and Educational Counselors of Asia-Pacific (APECA) and Asian Psychological Services and Assessment Corporation (APSA), will be holding its 9th Annual Convention on October 12-14, 2009 at the CSB Hotel International Conference Center, Arellano Ave. cor Estrada St. Malate, Manila.
The theme for this year’s convention will be “On Becoming a 21st Century School Counselor”. Workshops will be conducted by leading counselors from different Asian countries to strengthen our understanding of counselor’s role in diverse cultural settings.
We look forward to being with you in this convention.
Rose Marie Salazar-Clemeña, PhD.
GUIDANCE COUNSELORS’ INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, OCT. 12-14, 2009
Day 1 – October 12, 2009
8:00-8:30 Opening Ceremonies
8:30-10:00 On Becoming a 21st Century School Counselor CAROL A. DAHIR, EdD, Keynote Speaker
10:30-12:00 Developing National Standards for School Guidance and Counseling Programs in the Philippines ROSE MARIE SALAZAR-CLEMEÑA, PhD., President, GCC
1:30-5:00 Lecture-Workshop: The ASCA National Model for Comprehensive School Counseling–CAROL A. DAHIR, EdD, Associate Professor & Coordinator of School Counselor Education, New York Institute of Technology
Day 2 – October 13, 2009
8:30-12:00 Lecture-Workshop: Measuring Student Success: Advocacy, Accountability and Systemic Change–DR. CAROL DAHIR
1:30-3:30 Paper Presentations
4:00-5:00 Focus Group Discussion and Integration
6:00-8:00 APPA Board Meeting
Day 3 – October 14, 2009–APECA Workshops
8:00-8:30 Greetings from Dr. Imelda Villar, President–APECA
Susie Ching Mey – Malaysia
Romola Joseph – India
Agnes Watanabe – Japan
Imelda Villar – Philippines
1:30 – 4:30 Lecture– Workshops
Tajudin Ninggal –Malaysia
Fr. Jerry Cusumano – Japan
Alexa Abrenica – Philippines
Rosnah Ismail – Malaysia
Hartono – Indonesia
4:30 – 5:30 Closing Ceremonies, DR. SUSIE CHING MEY President –elect, APECA
For Local Participants: For SBA Clients/GCC members
Php 6,250.00 for 3 days Php 5,750.00 for 3 days
Php 4,500.00 for 2 days only Php 4,000.00 for 2 days only
Php 2,500.00 for 1 day only Php 2,000.00 for 1 day only
For Foreign Participants: $150 for full 3 days
(The registration fee includes lunch, AM & PM snacks for 3 days, certificate and seminar materials.)
For reservations, please fill out the form below and fax to (02) 5257238; (02) 5257277 or email apsa1281@yahoo. com and/or rosalclem@yahoo. com on or before Sept. 15, 2009. First come, first serve basis. Limited to 250 participants.