ERIC Number: ED181399
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Counseling for Sex Equity in Postsecondary Education.
Parker, Delores A.
A discussion of the role of the student personnel worker in counseling adult students, identification of the needs of women students and the reasons they return to college, and a review of research regarding women's utilization of a student personnel department are presented. Other areas of concern addressed in this monograph include: (1) admission requirements for adult students; (2) workshops for counselors that promote sex equity; (3) existing programs which promote sex equity; and (4) legislation prohibiting sex discrimination in educational programs. Specific recommendations for change that will enhance opportunities for women in higher education are also provided. (Author)
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Adult Students, Counselor Role, Educational Legislation, Equal Education, Nontraditional Students, Postsecondary Education, Sex Discrimination, Student Needs, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers
ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, 2108 School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109; Social Science Education Consortium, 855 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302 ($4.50).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Reports - Descriptive; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.