chaotic thoughts on employment counselling

another live blog from the career management conference! glenn olien works in employment/career counselling in the construction industry warning: aptly, since this is about chaos theory in counselling, these notes will be somewhat chaotic, more than the two live blogs before. kind of like twitter on a blog 🙂 questions to be discussed: why do… Continue reading chaotic thoughts on employment counselling

collaborative learning

now i’m at a session on collaborative learning by michael yue and maria starosta. more live blogging! some of the impetus for this session came from the philosophers café projects “collaborative learning is better than learning by yourself” presenter not an authority; he may have taken a bit more time to look into the topic… Continue reading collaborative learning

norm amundson talks about being and doing

this is a live blog of the talk given by norm amundson from the department of educational and counselling psychology and special education at the university of british columbia at the career management association’s annual conference here in vancouver.  the topic is active engagement – the being and doing of career counselling. norm amundson was… Continue reading norm amundson talks about being and doing

tea, zen and the complexity of mental illness

my good friend carol has a new blog, cha-cha-cha – adventures with tea.  she just published one of my melodramatic poems there, ode to tea. tea – a neverending topic. reminds me a bit of the twitter and face-to-face conversations i’ve had in the last few days (with the ever-thoughtful ashok, for example) about  the… Continue reading tea, zen and the complexity of mental illness