Snapshot

By Sandra Lim PRWRA – Professional Résumé Writing and Research Association Founded in 2000, PRWRA, is an organization dedicated to the empowerment and individual growth of its members through collaboration, improved industry awareness of career professionals and their services, and education / certification. PRWRA’s mission is to “empower its global members to utilize innovative resources…

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Canadian Events Passing Traditions Forward — CAFCE National Conference, Canadian Association for Co–operative Education — CAFCE, Halifax, NS. August 7 – 11, 2004 CAPP National Conference, Canadian Association of Pre–Retirement Planners — CAPP, Niagara Falls, ON. October 1 – 3, 2004 The 15th OAYEC Annual General Meeting & Conference, Ontario Association of Youth Employment…

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Lessons Learned from “Honouring Boundaries” Presentation

By Sandra Lim I had the opportunity to hear Gillian Johnston deliver a presentation entitled Honouring Boundaries at the OACDP 2001 Annual General Meeting. Using Gillian’s presentation as a framework, this article will highlight the insights I gained with respect to several different boundary issues including: professional, time, and information boundary issues.

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ETHICS: Do We Do What We Say We Will Do?

By Gisela Theurer and Roberta Neault Jennifer works in an agency that provides employment services to individuals with disabilities1 . One of her colleagues, Margaret, has been struggling with her workload and the stress of the job, and is occasionally very abrupt and impatient with clients. Jennifer observes this behaviour, and tries to talk to…

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Stevens’ Model of Career Development

Paul Stevens approached us at Contact Point to provide feedback on the SUPER SERIES (Vol. 7 No. 1). Contact Point encourages all Bulletin readers to comment on the articles presented and submit their contributions. See back page for details. By Paul Stevens It is inevitable that, as time passes, researchers or practitioners in career and…

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New Programs and Initiatives

By Melissa Martin Teleseminars A new dimension of online learning has burst on the scene and the US is leading the way. Canada, with its distinction of being a leader in the career field, is lagging behind our neighbours to the south. Teleseminars are changing the learning landscape and burning up the telephone lines with…

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Publications + Products

Everything Alternative Careers Book: Leave the office behind and embark on a new adventure! James Mannion Adams Media Corporation, April 2004 ISBN: 1593370385 Careers: An Organizational Perspective A. L. Theron, A. M. G. Schreuder Juta Academic, April 2004 ISBN: 0702156582 Playing To Win: 10 Steps To Achieving Your Goals Karren Brady Capstone, May 2004 ISBN: 1841125636…

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Hot Sites

Career Assessment – Tools and Resources The Testing Room www.testingroom.com Quintessential Careers Career Assessment Tools & Tests www.quintcareers.com/career_assessment.html Analyze My Career.com www.analyzemycareer.com JobHuntersBible.com: Test & Advice Sites – Career Tests www.jobhuntersbible.com/counseling/ctests.shtml Assessment in Career Counseling – ERIC Digest www.ericfacility.net/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed389966.html Culturally Sensitive Career Assessment: A Quandary – ERIC Digest www.ericdigests.org/2000-2/career.htm   Ethical Issues and Counselling B.C.…

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Book Club

Ethical Guidelines for Ontario School Counsellors Ontario School Counsellors Association www.osca.ca Naylor Publications Co., 2003 The Ethical Guidelines publication developed by the Ontario School Guidance Counsellors provides a very informative and descriptive framework to assist School Guidance Counsellors in clarifying their professional, ethical and legal responsibilities.

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