ERIC Number: ED189457
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
How to...Strategies for Sex Equity. "The Role of the Counselor."
Stiegler, C. B.
This monograph is designed to motivate and assist Kentucky guidance counselors in fulfilling their role in achieving sex fair vocational education. Section 1 describes the status of vocational education in Kentucky and the United States. These areas are covered: changing roles of men and women, composition of the labor force, undersupply of qualified workers for nontraditional occupations, enrollment figures, and summary of a sex bias analysis. The focus of section 2 is the counselor's role in sex fair vocational education. These responsibilities are discussed: (1) knowing and complying with the law, (2) examining personal attitudes and counseling practices, (3) screening tests for sex bias, and (4) developing and collecting materials and resources. Section 3 presents eight strategies and techniques relating to various facets of sex equity in guidance and counseling work: Analysis of Sex Equity in Counseling; Checklists for Selection of Sex Fair Measurement Devices, Evaluating Career Interest Inventories, Evaluation of Counseling Materials, and Evaluation of Grievance Procedures; Techniques for Recruitment of Nontraditional Students; Grievance Form; and Suggested Action Steps for Counselor's Support of Sex Fair Education. Section 4 summarizes legislation concerning sex fair employment and vocational education. A list of sources for sex equity resource materials is appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Attitudes, Counselor Role, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Federal Legislation, Females, Males, Material Development, Media Selection, Nontraditional Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Resources, School Counselors, Secondary Education, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Sex Role, Student Recruitment, Test Bias, Test Selection, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Bureau of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Northern Kentucky Univ., Highland Heights.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky; United States