Calendar 2001-2002<Academic Services
Counselling and Development Centre (CDC)
Counselling and Development Centre (CDC) helps students to realize,
develop and fulfill their personal and academic potential through
an assortment of diverse programs.
of the York community are invited to discuss their personal concerns
with a counsellor. In order to make an appointment, come to Room
145, Behavioural Sciences Building between 9 am and 5 pm Monday
to Friday, or telephone 416-736-5297. All interviews are confidential.
CDC offers groups and workshops with a variety of focuses and themes,
including academic performance enhancement, assertiveness training,
avoiding procrastination, effective presentation skills, relaxation
training and stress management among others. Most groups are offered
during both the Fall and Winter terms depending on enrolment.
individual consultation, and workshop series, students can work
at improving reading, listening, note taking, memory, time management,
exam preparation, essay writing skills, and academic stress management.
Learning Disabilities Program
Learning Disabilities program provides a range of specialized services
to students with learning disabilities, including advice on courses
and academic programs; orientation to campus facilities and services;
diagnostic assessment of psychological and educational profiles;
learning skills counselling; life skills counselling; and advocacy
and ombudsman services regarding evaluation and examinations.
Psychiatric Disabilities Program
support for consumers/survivors of the mental health system. Services
include: yearly orientation to campus facilities and resources,
learning skills workshops, peer support, advocacy and strategies
for self-advocacy, psychiatric consultation as needed, linkages
to community resources.
Community Mental Health Consultation and
staff of CDC are available to consult with any member of the York
community with regard to aspects of campus psychological well-being
and development. Outreach programs may be tailored to community
Counselling and Development Centre's reception area in Room 145,
Behavioural Sciences Building, is open from 9 am to 5 pm Monday
to Friday (telephone 416-736-5297). Web site: www.yorku.ca/cdc