2017 WISeR 9th Annual Conference September 21-24, San Francisco California

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Call for Papers
September 21, 2017 to September 24, 2017
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Law and Legal History, Race Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work, Teaching and Learning

WISeR 9th Annual Conference Bay Area 2017 : "The Choice"- Resilience Initiatives, Innovative Trauma Informed Care, The Power of Expressive Arts,  Peaceful Homes, Workplaces & Society; Education & Healthcare, Multiculturalism & Social Justice***

***CEU Credits are available for Educators, Health Care Professionals, Therapists, Counselors and Attorneys for this conference


Selected papers with the themes of multiculturalism, resiliency, trauma informed care, education, healthy workplace initiatives, human dignity and social justice will be featured at the conference for presentation and/or for publication. 


Proposed Conference, Presentation and Speaker Schedule:

  • Thursday Evening: Check In, Welcome Gathering, hosted at WISR Berkeley
  • Friday: Academic Workshops, Academic Presentations and Papers: hosted at WISR Berkeley
  • Friday Evening:  "In Utero", presented by Dr. Oana Marcu, NASA Scientist, Systems-Oriented Traumatologist: hosted at WISR Berkeley
  • Saturday Morning: Multidisciplinary Panel: hosted at WISR Berkeley
  • Saturday Afternoon: Keynote, Dr. Eger Speakers, Book Signing and Evening Reception, Marines Memorial Theater Union Square San Francisco 
  • Saturday Evening: 8 pm Film Screening And Then They Came for Us, Filmmakers Abby Ginzberg and Satsuki Ina, Ph.D. present their work as film makers and social justice activists. Marine Memorial Theater, Union Square San Francisco
  • Sunday: Dr. Edith Eger Resilience & Forgiveness Workshop***, All are Welcome, hosted at WISR Berkeley

 ***note: Sunday Workshop CEU Credits are available for Educators, Health Care Professionals, Therapists, Counselors and Attorneys


Contact Info: 

Western Institute for Social Research

A four day Conference on resiliency, healthy workplace initiatives, multiculturalism, trauma informed care, social justice, human dignity and the expressive arts.  
Sponsored by Western Institute for Social Research, A Premiere Academic Institution Celebrating 40+ Years of Social Justice in Education and Multicultural Studies

A Multidisciplinary Conference Celebrating Multiculturalism and Social Justice. This year's Annual Conference will focus on themes of resiliency, trauma- informed care, social justice through human dignity and the use expressive arts therapies.