ERIC Number: ED193553
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Affirmative Counseling; Developing a Course, and More.
Hemmer, Joan D.
The development of a course on the counseling of women is presented with a list of core topics, the bases for counseling women. The course topics include psychological and sociological factors, developmental theory, sex-role learning, perception of the female role, bias in counseling and testing, career choice, psychopathology, group counseling, and counselor training programs. The emphasis on research identification and skill development is discussed. Guidelines for therapy with women are described in terms of: (1) socialization and sex-role development; (2) discriminatory practices; (3) the counselor's role; (4) behavioral contracting; (5) client rights; (6) career development; and (7) needs of special populations. Student reactions to the course as well as obstacles encountered in teaching such a course are indicated. (Author/HLM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (87th, New York, NY, September 1-5, 1980). Best copy available.