Biography & Credentials

 
 

Michael Parkes - "Beatrice"

   
 

 
 

 CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION  
     
1993 Certificate in Counseling Psychology, Adler School of Professional Psychology (Chicago)  
     
1982 Ph.D., Sociology, McGill University.
Dissertation: "No More than Simple Justice:The Royal Commission on the Status of Women and Social Change in Canada"
 
     
1971 Masters Degree, Social Work, McGill University.
Thesis: "Self-Concept and Feminism in Working-Class Adolescent Girls"
 

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND  
     
1977 to Present Private practice: counseling and psychotherapy with individuals and couples; group leadership  
     
1979 to 2009 Professor: Social Service Department, Dawson College, Montreal  (Chairperson 1983-91; 1997-2009)  

 

PUBLICATIONS  
     

Morris, Cerise 
1997

"Mental Health Matters: Toward a Non-Medicalized Approach to Psychotherapy with Women". Women & Therapy, Vol. 20 (3)  
     

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1988

The Politics and Experience of Co-Parenting: An Exploratory Study of Shared Custody in Canada.                    Ottawa: CRIAW/ICREF.  
     

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1987

"Against Determinism: the Case for Women's Liberation", in Nemiroff, Greta Hofmann, ed.  Women and Men: Interdisciplinary Readings on Gender. Toronto: Fitzhenry Whiteside.  
     

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1985

"Bird, Florence Bayard", The Canadian Encyclopedia, Vol.1.  
     

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1985

"Status of Women in Canada, Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada", The Canadian  Encyclopedia, Vol. 3  
     

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1983

"Pressuring the Canadian State for Women's Rights:The Role of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women in Canada", Alternate Routes, Vol. 6  
     

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1980

" 'Determination and Thoroughness': The Movement for a Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada", Atlantis, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Spring).  
     

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1979

"Paradigms and Politics: The Ideas of the Women's Movement",  International Journal of Women's Studies, Vol. 2, No.2 (March/April)  
     

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1972

"Diary of a Feminist", in Anderson, Margaret, ed. Mother Was Not a Person. Montreal: Black Rose Books.  

 

BOOK REVIEWS  
     

Morris, Cerise 
2000

"What Causes Men's Violence Against Women?" (Eds. Michele Harway and James M. O'Neil), in Journal of International Social Work  
     

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2000

"Same-Sex Domestic Violence"(Eds. Beth Leventhal and Sandra E. Lundy), in International Social Work Vol. 43, No. 4  
     

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1999

"Partner Violence" (Eds. Jana L. Jasinski and Linda M. Williams), in International Social Work, Vol. 42, No. 4  
     

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1998

"Women and Children Last" (Georgina Taylor, Jan Barnsley and Penny Goldsmith) in Resources for Feminist Research, Vol. 26, No. 1/2  
     

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1998

"Out of Darkness", (Eds. Glenda Kaufman Kantor and Linda M. Williams), in International Social Work, Vol. 41, No. 3  

 

VOLUNTARY ACTIVITIES  
     
  Adler School of Psychology Montreal: President, Board of  Directors (1994 - 96)  
     
  Auberge Transition (women's shelter): Board of Directors  (1995-6); Vice-President (1996-98); President (1998-2000); Member (2003 - )  
     

 

Elizabeth House (residence/program for single mothers):  Board of Directors (2000 - )   

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP  
     
   Ordre des travailleurs sociaux et des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec