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  • Title: Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being | University of Guelph
    Descriptive info: .. The University of Guelph - Changing Lives - Improving Life.. Centre for Families, Work Well-Being.. Home.. Who We Are.. People.. Mission and Goals.. Ten Great Years.. Governance and Support.. Jarislowsky Chair in Families and Work.. Privacy Policy.. What We Do.. Projects.. News/Events.. Resources.. Join Our E-Newsletter.. Please tell us a little more about yourself.. * indicates a required field.. First Name*.. Last Name*.. Email Address*.. Organization or Company.. Address.. Address 2.. City or Town.. Province / State.. Country.. Postal / Zip Code.. What is ?*.. All information protected by our.. privacy policy.. Please add.. [requires javascript].. to your address book to ensure that you receive these newsletters.. [ x ] close window.. The Centre for Families Work Well-being.. is an innovative, interdisciplinary research and educational centre, responding to dramatic changes in family patterns, paid work, and broader economic and political structures.. Faculty, staff and graduate students work in matters relevant to individual and family well-being, the interface between work and family, and contextual factors that affect workplace productivity and community supports.. Research topics include organizational health, family dynamics, social support and community development.. The Centre's core strengths include strategic research, policy analysis and best practices development.. AN INTERVIEW WITH DAVID ONLEY ON LEADERSHIP, INCLUSIVITY and RE-CONCEPTUALIZATION.. The article is  ...   read more.. Self-employment for Women: Policy Options that Promote Equality and Economic Opportunities.. This study examined challenges to financial security faced by self-employed women when their earnings are interrupted after childbirth/adoption or for personal or family health reasons.. Policy mechanisms that could promote greater economic security for.. View All Projects.. Recent News.. Monday, July 16.. Conference Opportunity for Human Resource Professionals.. The Society for Human Resources Management's 2012 Diversity and Inclusion Conference and Exposition takes place October 22- 24.. Thursday, June 28.. Work Environment and Risk of Depression.. A new Canadian study reveals differences in how work environment affects the risk of depression in women and men.. Find All Recent News.. Workplace Policies Family Supports.. Research in this area covers a range topic areas listed below.. Select a Category.. Policy.. Workplace Outreach.. Childcare.. Eldercare.. Elder Abuse.. In Development.. Returning to Work After Stress Leave.. Gender Organizations.. Work/Family.. Women in Under-Represented Occupations.. In-Development.. Father Involvement.. Father Involvement Research Alliance.. Rural Work-Life.. Rural Women.. Employment in Rural Communities.. Rural Migration.. Project Websites.. Rural Women Making Change.. Rural Work Life.. Return to Work after Stress Leave.. Interventions Against Elder Abuse.. Project 3535.. © 2012 Centre for Families, Work Well-Being | University of Guelph | Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1 | (519) 824-4120 x53829 |..

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  • Title: Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being | University of Guelph
    Descriptive info: Work and Disability.. Toward Re-Conceptualization.. In North America, labour force participation is an important prerequisite to achieving a sustainable livelihood.. Without work, life becomes difficult both economically and in many cases also psychologically, creating a situation that has the potential to impact not only the individual and the family unit but also the community and society at large.. Social supports, already stretched have a limited capacity to respond..

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  • Title: Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being | University of Guelph
    Descriptive info: The Centre for Families Work Well-being is an innovative, interdisciplinary research and educational centre responding to dramatic changes in family patterns, paid work, and broader economic and political structures.. Centre activities bring to the forefront the importance of research, policy development and progressive practices that relate  ...   Society for Human Resources Management's 2012 Diversity and Inclusion Conference and Exposition takes place October 22- 24 in Chicago.. Wednesday, June 13.. Work-life Balance Practices Changing for American Employers.. The report from the Family and Work Institute's 2012 National Study of Employers is now available for download..

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  • Title: Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being | University of Guelph
    Descriptive info: Leadership at the CFWW.. Linda Hawkins.. serves as the Centre's Executive Director and facilitates new partnerships.. Kerry Daly.. leads the Father Involvement research agenda and serves as Assosiate Dean (Research) for the College of Social Applied Human Sciences.. Donna Lero.. leads the Workpalce Policies and Family Supports research agenda and serves as the Jarislowsky Chair in Families Work.. Belinda Leach.. leads the research agenda on Rural Work Life and holds a UNiversity Research Chair in Rural Gender Studies.. Karen Korabik.. leads the research agenda on gender and organizations.. Additional Faculty.. Staff and Research Associates.. Students..

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  • Title: Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being | University of Guelph
    Descriptive info: Our Mission.. The Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being is committed to using research and teaching expertise to promote individual and family well-being, responsive and productive work environments, and strong, sustainable communities.. Our goals are to.. Produce high quality research.. Disseminate research and contribute to the public good.. Conduct research and dissemination through strong ongoing partnerships and collaborations.. Manage activities with maximum effectiveness and integrity.. The Centre capitalizes on the expertise of University faculty and staff from many  ...   family, and contextual factors that affect workplace productivity and community supports.. Affiliated faculty include some of the leading researchers in Canada on topics such as organizational health, family dynamics, social support and community development.. While supporting academic research and work-life practitioners, the Centre also provides unique learning opportunities for students to develop abilities in research, policy analysis and outreach.. The Centre was founded in 1998 at the University of Guelph in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences..

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  • Title: Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being | University of Guelph
    Descriptive info: The Decade Report: Making Change.. , chronicles the Centre for Families Work and Well-Being’s activities and accomplishments in the first ten years of operation.. The growth of the Centre for Families, Work Well-being has paralleled the explosion of interest and appetite for new knowledge on how Canadians manage work and family care.. New avenues for scholarly and community investigation have opened, with an increasing emphasis on policies, practices and institutional processes which recognize and address the diversity of family formations and paid and unpaid caregiving.. These new questions have challenged us to reach through and beyond strategies for work life balance conceptualized as participating in the workforce while balancing childcare, to responding to more particular challenges of precarious and contingent work, attention to geographies of providing care over time and distance, the interactive effects of rural locations on families economic and social livelihoods, the intricacies and uncertainties of eldercare, and the importance of understanding ethno-cultural realities locally, regionally and internationally.. This broader conceptualization around work and family issues has provided the ground for dramatic contributions to understanding of diverse families and how women and men provide care in a multitude of ways that are both similar and different, and to the understanding of the myriad of ways that work environments are  ...   centre researchers serving as experts to decision makers at multiple levels of government, influencing policy development and implementation.. Through long term partnerships, we have supported change in workplaces and community organizations, in ways that programs are developed and delivered.. Through our engagement in new processes and ways of interdisciplinary learning, we have also contributed to changes in the academy – both at the University of Guelph and with partner institutions.. Finally, we have worked to ensure that scholarly research is relevant, useful and reaches audiences through community outreach, a strong internet presence, and publications in popular media as well as peer reviewed publications.. Success of the centre can be attributed to the engagement of new faculty, students and community partners, the ongoing passion and commitment of researchers and community partners who have developed and delivered research agendas through the Centre for 10 years, and the support of the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences and its academic departments from which we draw our expertise.. Attribution of success also includes the numerous donors and funders of research who recognize the importance of excellence in community engaged scholarship.. We celebrate all of our achievements, and look forward to the building the next decade of impact.. Click here to read the full report..

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  • Title: Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being | University of Guelph
    Descriptive info: Governance.. The Centre''s research is based on affiliated faculty leading research programs, additional faculty and research associates working as collaborators on specific projects, a part-time secretary and several managers who coordinate research.. Many other researchers and community partners are involved locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.. Those leading research themes meet once per year to identify potential future directions for Centre research and activities.. The executive director reports to the Centre Management Committee which meets twice per year or as required.. Support.. The work of the Centre is funded  ...   of Guelph.. Donations to support projects at the Centre for Families, Work and Well-being provide many benefits to students and scholars and to the community at large.. Most of the Centre's work has direct applicability to Canadian workplaces, service providers or policy makers.. For more information about research opportunities at the Centre, please contact:.. Carolyn Pletsch, cpletsch@rogers.. com.. 519-924-4120, Ext.. 58027.. To make a charitable donation to the Centre please contact:.. Karen Bertrand.. Research Business Development.. College of Social Applied Human Sciences.. karenber@uoguelph.. ca.. 519-824-4120, Ext.. 52102.. Fax: 519-766-4797..

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  • Title: Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being | University of Guelph
    Descriptive info: In 2003 CFWW's Donna Lero was named Jarislowsky Chair in Families and Work.. The Chair was endowed by the Jarislowsky Foundation, which was established by Canadian businessman and philanthropist, Stephen A.. Jarislowsky.. Mr.. Jarislowsky is co-founder of Jarislowsky Fraser, one of Canada's largest private investment counseling firms.. The Foundation has contributed to numerous initiatives in health, science, the arts and education including the endowment of (to this date) eleven academic chairs at Canadian universities in disciplines ranging from Business Administration and Public Sector Management to Environment and Health and History.. In 2003, the Foundation endowed the Jarislowsky Chair in Families and Work at the University of Guelph,  ...   rigorous and policy-relevant program of research in the area of workplace policies and family supports, to develop courses and instructional resources and to promote best practices in private, public and non-profit sectors.. The academic chairship has also helped CFWW to increase public awareness of it's work, Lero says.. "The contributions of Jarislowsky Foundation dovetail with other investments to increase the capacity of the Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being to function as the premier facility for such work in Canada.. ".. CFWW thanks the Jarislowsky Foundation for its ongoing support and for helping to sustain work and family balance as an important domain of academic and policy work..

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  • Title: Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being | University of Guelph
    Descriptive info: CFWW Privacy Policy DRAFT.. CFWW is a part of the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences at the University of Guelph and as such this policy adheres to the guidelines set up by the University for the use of information collected throughout the course of CFWW research activities and through the CFWW web-site.. CFWW is committed to protecting the privacy of those who participate in CFWW research projects and who access or contribute to the CFWW web-site.. CFWW defines.. personal information.. as follows:.. information related to the race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, same-sex partnership status, family status or disability.. information relating to the educational, medical, psychiatric, psychological, criminal, or employment history of the individual or about financial transactions involving the individual;.. any identifying number, symbol, or other identifier assigned to the individual;.. the home address or telephone number of the individual;.. correspondence or other communications received from the individual that is implicitly or explicitly confidential, and replies that would reveal the contents of the original communications;.. the views or opinions of another person about the individual;.. the individual's name where it appears with other personal information relating to the  ...   disclose personal information in its custody or under its control, except:.. where the person to whom the information relates has identified that information in particular and has consented to its use and/or disclosure;.. for the purpose for which it was obtained or compiled or for a consistent purpose;.. for the compilation of aggregate data;.. to a researcher/employee of CFWW who needs the information in the performance of his/her duties;.. in other circumstances, where the use and/or disclosure of the information is necessary and proper in the discharge of CFWW and the University's functions and responsibilities;.. for the purpose of complying with a requirement to provide information lawfully imposed in the University by a federal or provincial governmental authority;.. where, pursuant to a court order or other legal means of compulsion, disclosure is to a law enforcement agency or institution in Canada;.. in compelling circumstances affecting the health or safety of an individual, if, upon disclosure, notification thereof is mailed to the last known address of the individual to whom the information relates;.. Questions with respect to this policy should be directed to the Centre for Families, Work and Wellbeing, 17 University Ave E.. , Guelph, ON, 519-824-4120 X53829 or to cpletsch@uoguelph..

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  • Title: Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being | University of Guelph
    Descriptive info: Centre projects and activities are generally related to one of four research themes.. These research themes provide a strategic framework for current projects and activities as well as for selecting and responding to new opportunities.. View outputs from all of our project areas below:..

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  • Title: Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being | University of Guelph
    Descriptive info: Workplace Policies & Family Supports.. Policy.. (5).. Workplace Outreach.. (1).. Childcare.. (3).. Eldercare.. (2).. Elder Abuse.. In Development.. Returning to Work After Stress Leave.. Gender & Organizations.. Work/Family.. Women in Under-Represented Occupations.. In-Development.. Work and Disability Theme Development.. Rural Work-Life and Precarious Organizations.. Rural Women.. Employment in Rural Communities.. Rural Migration.. Precarious Organizations Theme Development.. (0).. Other Projects.. General.. Go Back.. Caregiving & Work.. Donna S.. Lero, Ph.. D.. , University of Guelph & Nora Spinks, President of Work-Life Harmony Enterprises.. Discover how employers are supporting caregivers, reducing stress at home and work, addressing the multiple challenges associated with caregiving and work.. Learn more and.. participate in the survey.. Read More.. Decade Report - Making Change.. Centre for Families,  ...   for self-employed women were identified.. (Completed).. Access to Post-Secondary Education for Student Parents.. Donna Lero, Mike Hoy, Trudy Smit Quosai, Trica van Rhijn and Leo Keating.. Research project designed to look at barriers, supports and challenges of combining post-secondary education with parenthood.. (In progress).. Precarious Organizations Theme Development.. Carolyn Pletsch.. Precarious organizations within this context refer to two categories of organizations; 1) Not for Profit Organizations engaged for the most part in community benefit activities and 2) small and medium sized business.. These organizations and the people who depend on them for livelihoods and services are at risk.. Organizational risk varies up to and including dissolution, where as human risk would include such issues as loss of livelihood and stress..

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