OISE/OCLEA Certificate in Career and Vocational Counselling
The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and the Ontario Council for Leadership in Educational Administration are offering a certificate program designed for current and experienced career and vocational practitioners and those working in related fields. Areas covered include career and vocational counselling skills, counselling diverse populations, labour market change, job search strategies, counselling older workers, assessment tools, etc. Contact OCLEA, 252 Bloor Street West, Suite 12-115, Toronto, ON, M5S 1V5, (416) 944-2652, fax (416) 944-3822.
National Association of Women and the
The National Association of Women and the Law Charitable Trust for Research and Education sponsors an annual essay competition to support and promote feminist scholarship. This year's theme is New Reproductive Technologies and the Status of Women. Contact NAWL, 1 Nicholas Street, Suite 604, Ottawa, ON, KIN 7B7, (613) 241-7570, fax (613) 241-4657. Deadline May 31, 1996.
National Consultation on Career
Program proposals are being invited for the 23rd NATCON, the largest international conference on career development and employment-related issues. Topics might include: labour market training, employee assistance, organizational change, equity issues, educational initiatives, career counselling, job search techniques, community development programs. For a proposal outline contact Angela Sidoriak at (416) 978-8011 or fax (416) 978-2271. Submission deadline is July 31, 1996.
Colloque national touchant le
développement de carrière
Des projets de communications sont demandés pour le 23 CONAT, le plus important colloque a l'échelle internationale en matière de l'emploi et du développement de carrière. Parmi des thèmes qui peuvent être abordés : formation et fonction du marché du travail, programme d'aide aux employé( e )s, développement organisationnel, équité en matière d'emploi, innovation éducative, counselling professionnel, perspectives économique, programmes de développement communautaire. Pour recevoir le plan du projet de communication, contacter Angela Sidoriak au (416) 978-8011 ou au (416) 978-2271 (télécopieur). Date limite: 31 juillet 1996.
Services to Women in Menopause
$5,000 (U.S.) will be awarded to person(s) demonstrating innovation in studies about or services to women in menopause. Those nominated must have demonstrated current or potential benefit to women in menopause as a result of programming, research, writing or other services. Contact A Friend Indeed Publications, 3575 bout. St. Laurent, Suite 402, Montreal (Quebec), H2X 2T7 or Box 1710, Champlain, N.Y. 12919-1710 U.S.A., fax (514) 843-4917, e-mail email@example.com. Deadline July 31, 1996.
Mixed Messages: countering violent
portrayals of women in the media
This six part series, based on discussions at a media literacy workshop and interviews with media professionals and commentators, takes a critical look at images from television to video games. A study guide accompanies the program. Contact Saskatchewan Women's Secretariat, 1914 Hamilton Street, Regina, SK, S4P 4V4.
The NFB celebrates International Women's Day with five videos honouring six remarkable women: Kahentiiosta, Jane Rule, Marilyn Waring, Shirley and Florence, and Alice Guy-Blache. To order, call 1-800-267- 7710.
Raising Young Voices: A discussion
This 16 minute video with three companion guides (for parents, teachers and administrators) provides a visual account of the effects of sex-role stereotyping on young men and women. Video and discussion guides available for $31.03 (GST included).
Rising Up Strong: Women organizing for
This 1981 video in two parts ("At Work and At Home" and "Control of Our Bodies") was updated in 1992 and explores key issues in the women's movement. Part 1 focuses on low wages, job ghettos, inadequate childcare; Part 2 covers women's organizing for physical autonomy. $75 for Part 1 or Part 2 + PST/GST; $100 for both Parts + PSTI GST.