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ERIC Number: ED014829
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 112
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WORKSHOP FOR BAPTISTS ON DEAFNESS AND REHABILITATION (UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, AUGUST 16-19, 1965).
CUTTER, DORIS
THIS WORKSHOP WAS ORGANIZED TO PROVIDE BAPTIST WORKERS WITH THE DEAF THE OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME BETTER ORIENTED TO THE PROGRAM OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SO THAT THEY CAN BE MORE EFFECTIVE IN THE REHABILITATION PROCESS. AFTER A PRESENTATION OF THE HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, THE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION PROCESS IS EXAMINED FROM REFERRAL TO JOB PLACEMENT. A DISCUSSION OF THE CAUSES AND PROBLEMS OF DEAFNESS COVERS STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE EAR, TYPES OF HEARING LOSS, AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE DEAF. THE TYPES OF PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES AVAILABLE TO DEAF PERSONS ARE NOTED. SPEAKERS DESCRIBE THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELORS AND BAPTIST CHURCH WORKERS. THE ROLE OF THE BAPTIST WORKER AS A REFERRAL SOURCE, AN INTERPRETER FOR THE DEAF, AND A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE REHABILITATION COUNSELOR IN CASE CONFERENCES IS DESCRIBED. THE NEED FOR ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES FOR THE DEAF AND FOR A GENERAL IMPROVEMENT IN ALL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR THE DEAF IS PRESENTED. THE WORKSHOP PROGRAM AND ROSTER OF PARTICIPANTS ARE INCLUDED. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. Coll. of Education.
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