About the Conference

WELCOME to ICCETBS 2018

The 1st International Conference on Counseling, Educational Technology and Behavioral Sciences (ICCETBS) 2018  will be conducted on November, 14th - 15th 2018, at the Faculty of Education Universitas Negeri Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia . This year, the theme ICCETBS is Counseling, Educational Technology, and Human development: Issues and Challenges for Sustainability in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Through this conference, we invite experts, practitioners, and observers of education from all around the globe to sit together to explore various issues and debates on educational research, policies, and experiences.

All accepted manuscript will be published in publisher to be indexed by Scopus and Thompson Reuters. *T&C

Furthermore, the submission process will be done through online system. We are pleased to invite you contributing papers or posters at ICCETBS. See you soon in conference on November, 14th-15th 2018.


Focus and Scope


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


Counseling Relationships, Marriage and Family Therapy (CRMFT): Studies the nature of human interaction inevitably results in some disagreements, issues, or problems between people, marriage and Family. 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.


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.

Technology in Counseling (TC): Application Technology in counseling,  Distance counseling issues, accessibility, anonymity, technology, asynchronous communication, online security, informed consent, and the challenges of licensure, liability, and regulation within the profession of online counselling

Trends and Issues in Educational Technology (TIET): 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.

IT-Professional and Vocational Education in Information Technology  (IVET): Focus is on the area of professional and vocational education rather than on specific computing curricula in primary, secondary or tertiary educational institutions.

Information Technology in Educational Management (ITEM): Focus is on use of Information technology within the educational management of educational institutions, educational authorities and educational system networks, to enhance educational effectiveness and development.

Informatics and ICT at Higher Education (IHE): The role of both informatics and resulting Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in higher education.

Informatics and ICT in Secondary Education  (ISE): The role of both informatics and resulting Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in secondary education (age range from 11 to 18 years).

Information and Communication Technologies in Elementary Education (ICTEE): The role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in elementary education (age range from pre-school to 13 years).

Lifelong Learning (LLe): All aspects of the interactive role of informatics and resulting technologies in lifelong learning.

Distance Learning (DLe): To consider what is necessary to prepare the whole society for living in the information age, using a distance learning system

Mathematics, Science, and Computer Science Education ( MSCE): Curriculum Development, Learning Resources, Assessment and Evaluation, Teacher Professional Development, Multimedia, Higher Order Thinking and Models of Teaching

Psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science (PNC): Social and Organizational Psychology Positive Psychology, Neuroscience, memory and decision making, cognitive science, social neuroscience, sociology, social networks,  Cultural Diversity and  Health Care

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.

Good Governance and Civic Engagement (GGCE) This can be related to nasional and regional development

Sustainability and Disaster Risk Management (SDRM): Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, Sustainable development, Disaster relief and supply chain management, traumatic treatment and PTSD Issues.

Social Sciences for Sustainability Development (SSSD): Social inventions, intervention techniques, consultative activities, emergent innovations, and educational practices intended to induce positive change in teams, organizations and systems

 Applications of behavioral science (ABS): Include to understanding and improving a wide range of social processes such as decision making, strategic planning, policy making, employee engagement, post-merger integration, teamwork, and leveraging diversity