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DelVal to host two lectures on ableism and disability identities

Courtesy: Dr. AndreAs Neumann-Mascis. Dr. AndreAs Neumann-Mascis.

Feb 11, 2015

The Delaware Valley College Liberal Arts Multicultural Forum and the first Annual Graduate Counseling Psychology Speaker Series will welcome psychologist Dr. AndreAs Neumann-Mascis to campus Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Dr. AndreAs Neumann-Mascis will be offering two presentations, which are free and open to the public, focused on understanding ableism and disability identities.

Dr. AndreAs Neumann-Mascis is a clinical psychologist who offers individual counseling, relationship therapy, training and consultations. Her areas of specialty include: working with trauma survivors and people with complex post-traumatic stress disorder as well as working with lesbian, gay, queer and gender variant people.  Dr. AndreAs Neumann-Mascis founded The Meeting Point, a multidimensional center in Massachusetts that serves the LGBT community, survivors of trauma, and people with disabilities. Dr. AndreAs Neumann-Mascis has also provided education and training for universities, hospitals, providers, nonprofits and community members.

Presentation Schedule:

“Radical (Dis) Ability: Understanding Ableism and Disability Identities,” presented by The Liberal Arts Multicultural Forum
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 28, 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Location: Life Sciences Building Auditorium, Delaware Valley College
Tickets: Free and open to the public. Advanced registration is not required. If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Susan Sklaroff-Van Hook at sklaroff-vanhook9814@delval.edu or 215.489.2465 in advance.

“Clinically Meaningful Understanding of Disability and the Impact of Ableism,” presented by The Annual Graduate Counseling Psychology Speaker Series
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 28, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Life Sciences Building, Room 201
Tickets: Free and open to the public. Counseling Psychology students and all others interested in clinical applications are invited to attend. Advanced registration is not required. If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Susan Sklaroff-Van Hook at sklaroff-vanhook9814@delval.edu or 215.489.2465 in advance.

The graduate counseling psychology program; the liberal arts department; Minority Relations Council and Students for Diversity made the presentations possible.