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Multicultural research symposium scheduled at New Mexico State University

The Counseling and Educational Psychology Multicultural Research Symposium is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at New Mexico State University.


ico State counseling and educational psychology doctoral students will begin the symposium, to be held in Corbett Center Room 315, with presentations from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

A cleansing ceremony, performed by Don Pepion, director of American Indian Programs, will follow.

From 5:40 to 6:30 p.m., keynote speaker Teresa LaFromboise will present "The Three Village Study: American Indian Adolescent Resilience and the Role of Enculturation on Substance Abuse."

A reception and poster presentation will follow in the Dona Ana Room.

LaFromboise, associate professor and director of training at the School and Community Based Counseling Psychology program at Stanford University, has published numerous manuscripts, articles and book reviews and is the author and co-editor of seven books. Her research expertise includes psychology, American Indian mental health, bi-cultural competence and resilience in adolescent development.

Keynote speaker sponsors include New Mexico State's American Indian, Indian Resource Development, Honors and Upward Bound programs, the colleges of Education and Health and Social Services, the Counseling and Educational Psychology, Women's Studies and Psychology departments, Regents Chief of Staff Juan Franco and the Vice President for Student Services Gladys De Necochea.

For more information contact Enedina Vazquez, Honors Program, at (505) 646-2051.

Rocio Rueda
Nov. 15, 2002