Smart Drinking Skills in Korean Culture



Smart Drinking Skills in Korean Culture

There are times when we feel pressured in a social setting to drink...
There are times when we drink a bit more than we planned…

Whatever the case may be, this two-hour workshop is for Korean adult adoptees who wish to have better coping skills
while socializing with alcohol in Korea. Participants will have a chance to discuss their drinking experiences and difficulties
in cultural perspectives. This workshop requires participants’ active involvement.

This workshop does not intend to persuade participants to stop drinking. Instead, it is designed to help participants to
consider their reasons for drinking and their drinking habits, and explore ways to drink smartly while socializing with other people in Korea.

All stories shared during the workshop will be kept confidential.


Date: June 20, 2015 (Saturday)
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Yongsan Park Tower, Building 101 Conference Room
Facilitator: JiYun Kang, M.A., Certified Counselor
Participation fee: 10,000 KRW


Please RSVP by 6/17/15 (Wednesday), 4 p.m., by contacting MJ Doh with your name and phone number
([email protected], or 010-7534-3013; 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Mon – Fri).


Directions (by subway)
Take subway line 4 or the Central line (Jungang) to Ichon Station → Walk straight out of Exit 1 for about 100 meters →
Turn right at the first signal light → Walk straight, you can see the road crossing on the left →
Cross the road and walk in the entrance to the parking lot → Enter building 101 → Ask for the conference room


Facilitator Bio
Jiyun Kang, M.A.
Purdue University, Counseling Psychology (Doctoral Candidate)
Ewha Womans University, Counseling Psychology, M.A.
Certified Counselor, Korean Counseling Psychology Association

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