International Conference on Ecology and Professional Helping (EcoPH 2009)

Venue: University of Calgary

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Event Date/Time: May 07, 2009 End Date/Time: May 09, 2009
Registration Date: Apr 30, 2009
Early Registration Date: Apr 16, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Oct 10, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Oct 10, 2008
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The conference aims to share research and effective practices and strategies, and to enable creative dialogues that inspire, while also fostering new interdisciplinary partnerships. Sessions will include scholarly papers and presentations, keynote speakers, workshops, and poster sessions.

Explore ecological problems and challenges confronting our world such as climate change, habitat destruction, pollution, environmental ethics, sustainability, and environmental durability in communities

Develop approaches and strategies such as engaging communities, building capacity for durable social action, and nurturing sustainability leadership

Create partnerships between professionals across disciplinary boundaries by developing collaborations and sharing knowledge

Apply our learning to professional and personal practices such as eco-clinical practice, community-based social action, ecotherapy, green learning and teaching, cultivating ecological literacy and environmental citizenship, ecospirituality, and personal and community forms of sustainability

This interdisciplinary conference will be of interest to many professionals such as social workers, psychologists, environmentalists, teachers, nurses, social service deliverers, environmental educators, activists, and mental health professionals.


2500 University Drive NW

Additional Information

Venue: University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Dates: May 7 - 9, 2009 Funding partly provided by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Canada