Project Title

I owe my Soul : An examination of Appalachian Coal Mining and Canadian Coal Mining Communities, Developing Awareness for Educators and Counselors

Department

Counseling and Educational Psychology

Abstract

Coal mining communities have a unique challenges that stretches globally impacting on social, economic and human systems. As a result, counselors should be equipped with understanding the cultural and social implications. This session will examine two culturally diverse systems of both Appalachian and Canadian coal mining. From this session we will examine both the comparisons to illustrate that, geographically the communities vary, but the linkage of coal mining is similar. Our aim is to provide a dialogue of the issues to support students in enhancing a comprehension of issues specific to coal mining communities.

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I owe my Soul : An examination of Appalachian Coal Mining and Canadian Coal Mining Communities, Developing Awareness for Educators and Counselors

Coal mining communities have a unique challenges that stretches globally impacting on social, economic and human systems. As a result, counselors should be equipped with understanding the cultural and social implications. This session will examine two culturally diverse systems of both Appalachian and Canadian coal mining. From this session we will examine both the comparisons to illustrate that, geographically the communities vary, but the linkage of coal mining is similar. Our aim is to provide a dialogue of the issues to support students in enhancing a comprehension of issues specific to coal mining communities.