Lewis Aptekar, Phd.
Professional Expertise

Professional Expertise

Plenary Address, Street children, AIDS orphans, and unprotected minors: What you read is not what you see. Social Responsibility and Current Challenges, 2013, 8th Annual International Conference of Institute of Development and Social Responsibility (IRDO) March 8, 2013.
Invited Speaker, A world view of street children. University of Maribor, Slovenia, March 3-6, 2013.
Invited Discussant, Street children a Cross-cultural Perspective, International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, 21st Biennial International Congress, Lusaka, Zambia: 18-22 July 2010.
Invited Workshop, Training teachers for community counseling in Disasters: Partners of the Americas, Port Au Prince, Haiti. April 7-28, 2010.
Invited speaker,  Street children, “AIDS orphans” and “Unprotected minors”, at Children in Crisis: An International Conference, University of California-Berkeley, October 30-31, 2009.
Key Note Address,  Street children; a cross cultural analysis. At Breaking the silence in Pakistan on the issue of street children, UNICEF and AZAF Foundation, , Karachi, Pakistan, September 28-29, 2009.
Invited Workshop, Teaching counseling to teachers in the Sechuan post earthquake disaster. Southwest University, Chongqing, China, July 5-8, 2008.
Invited Participant, Rethinking Child Protection: The Perspective from Research and Assessed Experience, University of California, Davis, March 9-11, 2008.
Presidential Address, Society for Cross-cultural Research, A cross-cultural view of street children: Research and Policy. Santa Fe, New Mexico, February 25, 2005.
Invited Speaker, SETI Institute, To give or not to give: Cultural determinants in the value of giving to others in great need. Santa Fe, New Mexico, February 24, 2005.
Invited Professor, Senior Fulbright Specialist, Visiting Professor of Community Counseling, Universidad Pedagogica Nacional, Francisco Morazan Fulbright Senior Specialists project. Tegulcigapa, Honduras, June, November, 2002.
Invited Symposium, The changing developmental dynamics of children in particularly difficult circumstances: Some examples of street and war traumatized children. The New York Academy of Sciences Workshop on Childhood and Adolescence in Cross-cultural Perspective, October 27-28, 2000. New York.
Key Note Address, New directions on adolescent research: Developing a cross-cultural methodology for working with street children. 7th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany, June 3, 2000.
Key Note Address, A world view of street children in the year 2,000. Program for Street children symposium, UNICEF City 2,000. Jyvaskyla, Finland, April 4,2000.
Invited Symposium, African Refugees: A case study of Kaliti, Ethiopia. Child and family study group, Cambridge University, March 29, 2000.

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