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Phone: 407.823.3063
Fax: 407.823.3859
12494 University Blvd.
Education Complex Suite 322
Orlando, FL 32816
Counselor Education Program
Rated as one of the top 10 programs in the nation by US News and World Report (2016)

Counseling Across Borders: Meeting Multiple Needs

Onsite registration available Friday, February 5, 2016.

The UCF Counselor Education Program is pleased to welcome this year’s
Keynote Speaker, Dr. Courtland Lee to present:

"The Global Context of Counseling in the 21st Century"

Conference sponsored by the UCF Counselor Education Program and the Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute

Courtland Lee
Dr. Courtland Lee

Courtland Lee is a Professor in the Counselor Education Program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - DC. He is the author, editor, or co-editor of six books on multicultural counseling and two books on counseling and social justice. He is also the author of three books on counseling African American males. In addition, he has published numerous book chapters and articles on counseling across cultures.

Dr. Lee is the Past-President of the International Association for Counselling. He is also a Fellow of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, the only American to receive this honor. Other leadership positions have included: Fellow and Past President of the American Counseling Association; a past President of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development a past President of Chi Sigma Iota, the international counseling honor society; and, a charter member of Chi Sigma Iota, Academy of Leaders for Excellence.

Dr. Lee is the former editor of the Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development and currently serves on the Council of Consulting Elders for that journal. He served on the editorial board of the International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling and was a Senior Associate Editor of the Journal of Counseling and Development.

Dr. Lee has held faculty positions as a counselor educator at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Virginia, the University of Maryland at College Park, and the University of Malta. A former teacher and school counselor, Dr. Lee serves as an international counseling and educational consultant.

 ** On Saturday, February 6 from 4:00-5:00 P.M., keynote speaker Dr. Courtland Lee will provide an informal professional development institute in collaboration with the Florida Counseling Association on the topic of intersectionality. All conference attendees are invited to attend!


Schedule Lunch
  • February 5, 2016Campus dining locations on your own.
  • February 6, 2016For preregistered attendees, lunch provided by Jason’s Deli
    (Please register prior to the conference to receive catered lunch on Saturday)

Conference Hotel

Holiday Inn Orlando East
1724 N. Alafaya Trail
Orlando, FL 32826
(407) 658-9008 for reservations


The 8th Annual UCF Counseling Conference venue is the University of Central Florida and College of Education facilities, including the Morgridge International Reading Center and the UCF Teaching Academy.

UCF Stands For Opportunity! The University of Central Florida is a major metropolitan research university located in Orlando, Florida, one of the most popular cities in the world. UCF is comprised of 12 colleges supporting more than 58,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

A growing and dynamic university, UCF offers more than 200 degree programs and is an academic and research leader in numerous fields, such as business administration; education; health and public affairs; the sciences including biomedical sciences; medicine; nursing; engineering and computer science; modeling, simulation and training; optics; hospitality management; and digital media.

The main campus stretches 1,415-acres and provides modern facilities with technology for learning in the 21st century.  The Orlando campus also features 800 acres of natural ecosystems resulting in habitats for more than 45 unique animal species.

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UCF promotes a diverse and inclusive environment. Students come from all 50 states and over 140 countries. Study abroad programs allow students to study and conduct research with 98 institutions in 36 countries.