Scopes of paper

Focus and Scope

The conference welcomes papers that explore but not limited to the topic of counseling, education, and human development; issues and challenges for the fourth industrial revolution. The range of the topics covered by ACCEBS 2018 includes:

High-Risk Populations (HRP): Studies to some population groups are at considerably higher risk of contracting maladaptive behavior, and developing severe disease, than others and taking into consideration their specific circumstances. These include pregnant women, infants, children under five years of age and patients with HIV/AIDS, as well as non-immune migrants, mobile populations, travelers, sexual abuse victims; addictive people, divorces problem, and risk disasters. 

Human Behavior and Information Technology (HBIT): Researches the design and use of computer technology, focused on the interaction between people (users) and computers in counseling context. These include (1) behavioral and social network analysis; (2) research in using social media user; (3) development media and computer program in counseling; (4) behavioral consequences in interaction between human and IT. 

Ethics in Counseling Practice (ECP): Studies in problem and current issue related to common behavior to implement ethical standard in counseling; Indonesian ethical standards and gate-keeping; and ethical considerations in counseling vulnerable populations.

Counseling Relationships (CR): Studies the nature of human interaction inevitably results in some disagreements, issues, or problems between people. Studies of significant other to make time for one another; finding it difficult to communicate effectively, or dealing with something a little heavier than the average stress of counseling relationships. These include values in counseling process; therapeutic alliance; and the way of communication between counselor and client. 

Counseling Progressive Approach (CPA): This comprehensive, topically arranged text provides a contemporary account of counseling theories. These include indigenous counseling; neuro-linguistic programming, impact counseling, counseling survivors of traumatic events, multicultural counseling. 

Interdisciplinary Professional Collaboration (IPC): Studies about complementary roles and cooperatively working together, sharing responsibility for problem-solving and making decisions to formulate and carry out plans for client in counseling practice. Collaboration between physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals increases team members’ awareness of each other’s’ type of knowledge and skills, leading to continued improvement in decision making.

Revisiting Theory in Counseling (RTC): The adaptation and account for many variables unique and important to counseling theory and practice to provide a comprehensive overview of theories of psychotherapy and counseling. Future ideas for scholarship are presented. 

Assessment in Counseling (AIC): Accelerating development of psychological tests and other types of assessment in counseling practice. In the counseling setting, psychological tests are used to help clients to understand themselves; primarily to assist individuals or groups in developing their potential to the fullest and to their own satisfaction. 

Counseling in Educational Context and Practice (CECP): Studies of practical and educationally relevant guide for helping counselors rethink their professional roles and the mission of counseling programs in (1) early childhood education, (2) elementary school, (3) secondary school, and (4) higher education. 

Management in Counseling Practice (MCP): Studies of strategic planning represents a future inventing process in which successful organizations create agendas for excellence service in counseling program such as: (1) meeting program goals through effective and efficient decision-making, (2) physical caring, (3) personal/emotional caring, (4) strategic planning process, and (5) counseling programs today and future trends. 

Current Issues in Education (CIE): Studies of integration guidance and counseling in education, non-formal and continuing education, special needs education, curriculum and educational technology, quality assurance/standards and accreditation, educational management and leadership, policy, legal, and financial issues in education, ICT skills and digital literacy, early childhood education, primary education.