Women's Retreat: Voices of Female Faculty in Higher Education

Women's Retreat: Voices of Female Faculty in Higher Education

By: Mary Alice Bruce (editor), Atsuko Seto (editor)Paperback

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This book offers inspiration and support to female faculty members in higher education who are at various stages of their professional development. Twenty-four educators share both their intuitive voices and practical knowledge on the topics of career development, balancing personal and professional life, cultural and individual identity, and spirituality.

About Author

Atsuko Seto, PhD, LPC, NCC, ACS is an associate professor in the Department of Counselor Education at The College of New Jersey. Her scholarly interests include resiliency in Asian American families and intercultural couples, and use of experiential activities in counselor preparation. Mary Alice Bruce, PhD, LPC, NCC is a professor and department head of the Department of Professional Studies at the University of Wyoming. As director of the school counseling program, her scholarly interests encompass spirituality across the lifespan, creating caring communities, and working with children and adolescents.


Contents Preface Acknowledgments Section One: Career Development Chapter 1. Parallel Play at the Mad Hatter's Tea House: Writing-In-Relation Chapter 2. Passionate About Teaching Chapter 3. A Photograph of Women in Academe: "Dr. Mom" Chapter 4. Mentoring: Authentic Connections and Pathways Section Two: Balancing Personal and Professional Life Chapter 5. Dancing Backward in High Heels: Balancing Traditionally Male Academia within Feminine Life Chapter 6. Professional Expectations and Partnership: Perspectives from the Beginning, Middle, and End Chapter 7. Can You Have It All? The Competing Worlds of Women Balancing Motherhood With an Academic Career in Counselor Education Chapter 8. Balancing Personal Life and Career Chapter 9. Living in Two Worlds: Personal Perspectives in the Long-Distance Commuter Relationship Section Three: Cultural and Individual Identity Chapter 10. Transitions: A Woman on the Move! Chapter 11. Fostering Inclusivity in Counselor Education for Culturally Diverse Women Chapter 12. Leaving Home: Relationships and Experiences of a Lifetime Chapter 13. An Agnostic in Full Bloom Section Four: Spirituality Chapter 14. Centrality of the Relationship in Counselor Education: Our Clients, Our Students, Ourselves Chapter 15. Weaving a Life Fabric-Faith, Family, and Career Chapter 16. Soul Work: Who Am I? What Do I Stand For? Where Am I Going? Index About the Authors Contents

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761861133
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 268
  • ID: 9780761861133
  • weight: 399
  • ISBN10: 0761861130

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