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Siroj Sorajjakool, PhD
Program Coordinator, Clinical Ministry, SR
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Professor, Religion - Relational Studies
School of Religion
Professor, Counseling and Family Science
Member, Clinical Ministry, SR, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Presentations    General Academic Presentation
  • Sorajjakool,Siroj. Human trafficking in Thailand. LA Forum.  Glendale, April 26, 2014.
    ( 4/2014 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. Rethinking Issues Related to Human Trafficking. Women Resource Center, La Sierra University. April 2014. ( 4/2014 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. Non Striving. Chapel, Asia Pacific International University, Dec 2013. ( 12/2013 - 9/2013 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. An Ugly Therapist. Dianonia: Reflections on Spirituality and Mental Health, Christian Counseling Service, Redlands, CA. 

    ( 4/2013 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. Human Trafficking in Thailand and Public Discourse, Preventive Health Grand Round, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University. 

    ( 4/2013 )
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj "Human Trafficking in Thailand Reconsidered," Women Resource Center, La Sierra University, CA.  ( 12/2011 )
     
  •  Sorajjakool, S. Interview - CJAD, Montrel "Child Prostitution in Thailand," Radio Program by Ric Peterson. ( 1/2005 )
     
  Research Presentations -- International
  • Sorajjakool, S. "Public Discourse, Exploitation, and Migration," International Conference on 'On the Move: Critical Migration Themes in ASEAN," organized by Asian Research Center for Migration (ARCM), Institute of Asian Studies; ASEAN Studies Center of Chulalongkorn University;Mahidol Migration Center, Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR), Mahidol University;Master of Arts in International Development Studies (MAIDs), Faculty of Political Sciences, Chulalongkorn University; and International Organization for Migration (IOM). Presented at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, December 2012. 

    ( 12/2012 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj (2012). "Globalization, Trade Liberalization and Ethics," Business Department, Thai Program, Asia Pacific International University, Muak Lek, Thailand. 

    ( 8/2012 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. Currency and Sustainability. Department of Business Management, Thai Program, Asia Pacific International University. 

    ( 8/2012 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. Spiritual Care: Theological Perspective. Chaplain Summit, Sydney, Australia. 

    ( 7/2012 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. Spiritual Care: Approaches. Chaplain Summit, Sydney. Australia

    ( 7/2012 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj (2011). Health Crisis and Religious Coping, Doctoral Seminar in Public Health Nursing, Mahidol University, Thailand ( 8/2011 )
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Carl Jung and Depth Psychology," Department of Guidance and Counseling, School of Education, Chiang Mai University, Thailand.  ( 7/2010 )
     
  • Sorajjakool, S. "Sickness and Healing: Clinical Context," Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries Symposium, Japan Union Mission (April), Korea Union Mission (April), Hong Kong Union Mission (May). ( 4/2010 - 5/2010 )
  • Sorajjakool, S. "Trauma and Faith: A Developmental Perspective," Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries Symposium, Japan Union Mission (April), Korea Union Mission (April), Hong Kong Union Mission (May). ( 4/2010 - 5/2010 )
  • Sorajjakool, S. "Basics of Pastoral Counseling," Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries Symposium, Japan Union Mission (April), Korea Union Mission (April), Hong Kong Union Mission (May). ( 4/2010 - 5/2010 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Human Relations, Stress and Coping," Faculty of Social Sciences, Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, Thailand.  ( 11/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Research on Sex Workers and Human Trafficking in Thailand," Faculty of Social Sciences, Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, Thailand. ( 11/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Stress, Interpretation, and the Psyche," Workability International Conference, organized by Mahidol University, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. ( 11/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Approaches to Counseling within the Context of Academia," Asia Pacific International University, Muak Lek, Thailand. ( 11/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj "Psycho-Physiological Implications for Public Health," Lecture for PHID 684 Doctoral Seminar, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University. ( 10/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj "Purity of the Heart is to Will One Thing," Asia-Pacific International University, Muak Lek, Thailand ( 9/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, S. "Mental Disorders and Approaches to Treatment," School of Education, Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand. ( 9/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj "Economy and Sustainability," Business Department (Thai Program), Asia-Pacific International University, Muak Lek, Thailand. ( 9/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj "Spirituality and Congregational Care," Religion Department, Asia Pacific International University, Muak Lek, Thailand. ( 9/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj "Spirituality,  Healing, and Religious Symbols: The Clinical Context," Spiritual and Health Conference, University of Adelaide, Australia ( 7/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. "The Wisdom of Silence: The Spiritual Dimension of Nothingness," Spiritual and Health Conference, University of Adelaide, Australia ( 7/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Trauma and Faith: A Developmental Perspective," Spiritual and Health Conference, University of Adelaide, Australia ( 7/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj.  "Qualitative Research on Spirituality and Health."  Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. ( 9/2008 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "The Purpose of Christian Education." Convocation Speaker. Mission College, Thailand ( 8/2007 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Sickness, Healing, and Religious Symbols: The Clinical Context." Plenary Speaker, Body and Mind: Spirituality and Science Perspectives. Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand ( 12/2006 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Spirituality and Health." Seminar on Publich Health. School of Publich Health, Mahidol University, Thailand ( 12/2006 )
  Research Presentations -- National
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Healing, Symbols and the Search for Meaning," Search for Meaning Book Festivals Conference, Seattle University, Seattle, March 2013.  

    ( 3/2013 ) Link...
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Does the Shoe Fit? Chuang Tzu''''s Question for the Society," Plenary Presentation, Society for Pastoral Theology Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.  ( 6/2011 )
     
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Deconstructing Power: Chuang Tzu''''s Perspective," Workshop for American Association of Pastoral Counselors Annual Meeting, Phoenix Arizona, March 2011.  ( 3/2011 )
     
  • Sorajjakool, S. "Rethinking Sex Work and Sex Trafficking in Thailand," American Association of Pastoral Counselor Annual Meeting, Indianapolis.    ( 4/2010 )
     
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Rest, Categories and Quietness: Perspectives and Analysis," Healthy People Annual Conference, Loma Linda University.  ( 3/2010 )
     
  • Sorajjakool, S.  Sex Workers in Thailand and Religion. Society for Pastoral Theology Annual Conference, Atlanta, June 2009.   ( 6/2009 )
     
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Lived Religion, Political Economy, Illegal Business in Thailand: A Pastoral Theological Reflection." Society for Pastoral Theology Annual Conference. Chicago ( 6/2005 )
  • Christy Billock and Siroj Sorajjakool. "Teaching Spirituality in an Occupational Therapy Curriculum: A Graduate-Level Course Example." American Occupational Therapy Association. Long Beach ( 5/2005 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Asian Culture: Cultural Perspetives on Spiritual and Health." Healthy People Annual Conference. Loma Linda University ( 3/2004 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Adventism, Space, and a Good Enough Church: Winnicott and Contemporary Adventism." Adventist Society for Religious Study. Toronto, Canada ( 11/2002 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Chuang Tzu, An Ugly Tree, and Contemporary Culture: Intra-Psychic and Interpersonal Conflicts from Chuang Tzu's Perspective." Asian Pacific Americans and Religious Research Initiative Conference. Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley ( 8/2002 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Archetypes, Unconscious, Formation of the Self, and the Adventist Church: A Jungian Perspective." Adventist Scoeity for Religious Study. Nashville, Tennesse ( 11/2000 )
  Research Presentations -- Regional
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj, "The Concept of Non-Doing within the Context of Pastoral and Spiritual Care," Claremont School of Theology, Class Lecture, 2012.  ( 3/2012 )
     
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Three Qualitative Research on Spirituality and Health," DMin Students in Healthcare Chaplaincy (Andrews University Distance Learning), February 2011.   ( 2/2011 )
     
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Qualitative Methodology: Analyzing Interviews," DMin Students in Healthcare Chaplaincy (Andrews University Distance Learning), February 2011.  ( 2/2011 )
     
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj (2009). "The  Role of Religion among Sex Workers working in Karaoke Bars in Central Thailand," American Academy of Religion, Western Region, Santa Clara University.  ( 3/2009 )
     
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Children, Sex Industry in Thailand, and Christian Mission." Global Mission. La Sierra University ( 5/2008 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Sickness, Healing, and Religious Symbols." West Coast Religion Teahers Conference. Loma Linda University ( 4/2008 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Human Trafficking, Children, and Prostitution in Thailand." . Pacific Union College ( 4/2008 )
  • John Testerman and Siroj Sorajjakool. "Meditation, Presence, and Healing." Health and Faith Forum. Loma Linda University ( 4/2008 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Children, Sex Industry in Thailand, and Christian Mission." APU Annual Week for Social Justice. Azusa Pacific University ( 1/2008 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "What Makes Psychotherapy Spiritual?." Lecture. Claremont School of Theology ( 10/2007 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Children and Sexual Explotation in Thailand." Guest Lecture. California State University, Los Angeles ( 2/2007 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Monologue Vs. Dialogue with Asian Religions: A Developmental Perspective on Adventist Identity Formation." West Coast Religion Teacher Conference. La Sierra University ( 4/2006 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Tsunami in Thailand, Ghost Stories, and the Role of Religious Rituals." American Academy of Religion, Western Region. Claremont Graduate University ( 3/2006 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Children and Sex Industry in Thailand." Christian Global Perspective Course. La Sierra University ( 3/2005 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Phenomenology of Faith Development in the Presence of Trauma." Case Conference. Christian Counseling Service ( 2/2005 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Spiritual Care." UCR/UCLA First Year Medical Students. University of California, Riverside. ( 5/2003 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Child Prostitution in Thailand: Ethics and Epidemic." Ethics Grand Round. Loma Linda University ( 3/2003 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Pastoral Care and Counseling in Social Context: A Reflection on the Case of Child Prostitution in Thailand." American Academy of Religion, Western Region. University of California, San Francisco ( 3/1996 )
  Research Presentations -- Local/Campus
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Human Trafficking in Thailand: Myth and Reality," School of Religion, Loma Linda University, March 2011.   ( 3/2011 )
     
  Presentations given to non-academic audiences
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj. "I''m OK: Reflection on the Meaning of Grace," SOMA, Loma Linda University,  ( 2/2012 )
     
  •  Sorajjakool, S. Interview - LA Times "Disasters such as the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan Prompt Questions of Faith," - Mitchell Landsberg ( 3/2011 )
     
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Archetypes and the Book of Revelation," CrossWalk, Loma Linda, March 2011.  ( 3/2011 )
     
  • Sorajjakool,Siroj "Buddha, Christ, and Suffering," CrossWalk.  ( 12/2010 )
     
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj "Human Trafficking in Thailand," Branson and Friends'''' Sabbath School ( 11/2010 )
     
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj "Human Trafficking in Thailand," Hidding Place Sabbath School, Loma Linda University Church.  ( 10/2010 )
     
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj "Boad Nee Mai Tong Karn Gai Perm," Prae SDA Church.  ( 7/2010 )
     
  • Sorajjakool, S. "Dead Man Can Teach," Week of Spiritual Emphasis, Chapel, Loma Linda University.  ( 4/2010 )
  • Sorajjakool, S. "In the Valley of the Shadow," Saniku College, Japan.  ( 4/2010 )
  • Sorajjakool, S. "In the Valley of the Shadow," Samhyook University English Church, Korea. ( 4/2010 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj "Left Hand," Mission College SDA Church, Muak Lek, Thailand ( 9/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Emmanuel: I Will be with You Forever," Polish SDA Church, Adelaide, Australia ( 7/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. "Children in the Sex Industry in Thailand and Christian Mission," Polish SDA Church, Adelaide, Austrlaia ( 7/2009 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. "The Meaning of Life", Phuket SDA Church, Phuket, Thailand ( 8/2008 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj, "Emmanuel." Khun Klang SDA Church, Chiang Mai, Thailand ( 8/2008 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj "Sermon on the Mount."  Khun Wang SDA Church, Chiang Mai, Thailand ( 8/2008 )
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. "The Search for Meaning." Khampangpet SDA Church, Khampangpet, Thailand ( 8/2008 )
  • Sorajjakool, S. Interview - LA Times, "Custody Dispute Over Thai Boy, 4, Is Riddled with Cultural Tensions," K. Connie kang  ( 8/2008 )
     
  • Siroj Sorajjakool, Moderator. "Field of Mudan: Exploring the Issue of Human Trafficking." Strengthening Families in the 21st Century. Loma Linda University ( 4/2008 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "At-risk Girls in Northern Thailand and the Adventist Church." . Kansas Avenue Church, Riverside ( 11/2007 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Poverty and Prostitution in Northern Thailand." Human Trafficking Prevention. Hollywood SDA Church ( 10/2007 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Care and Counseling/PTSD." Training for Burmese Workers helping Victims of Sex Crimes. Garden of Hope, Mae Sai ( 9/2007 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool (Co-moderator) with Charity from NiteLight. "." Freedom Day (Anti-trafficking Campaign). Vanguard University ( 3/2007 ) Link...
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Spiritual Care: Theory and Practice." In-Service for Behavioral Health Clinic. SAC, San Bernardino ( 2/2007 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Spirituality and the Art of Doing Nothing." Vesper. Loma Linda Chinese Church ( 2/2007 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Spirituality and Whole Person Care." Hands-On-Whole Person Care. LLU ( 2/2007 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Twice-Born: Perspective on Spirituality and Mental Health." Religion and Health Connection. Loma Linda University Church ( 1/2007 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "At-Risk Girls in Northern Thailand and the Adventist Church." La Sierra Sabbath School. La Sierra University Church ( 10/2006 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Child Prostitution in Thailand." Radio interview with Ric Peterson. Montreal, Canada ( 1/2005 )
     
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Escape from Hell: A Model of Faith." Faith, Reason, and Community Forum. Worship Company, Loma Linda ( 1/2005 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Christian Behavior; Depth Psychology." Vesper. Chinese Young Adult ( 9/2004 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "On the Meaning of Prayer." Sermon. Ventura SDA Church ( 8/2004 )
  • Siroj Sorajjakool. "Meaning, Healing, and Faith Journey." Hospice Chaplains. VNAIC Hospice, Riverside ( 7/2004 )