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ERIC Number: ED016111
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 772
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NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MANPOWER TRAINING AND THE OLDER WORKER (WASHINGTON, D.C., JANUARY 17-19, 1966).
Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.; Department of Labor, Washington, DC.; National Council on the Aging, Inc., New York, NY.
APPROXIMATELY 225 REPRESENTATIVES OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EDUCATION, MANAGEMENT, LABOR, AND FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL AGENCIES PARTICIPATED IN THE CONFERENCE WHICH AIMED TO PROVIDE A COMMON PLATFORM FOR THE MOST INFORMED PEOPLE FROM MANY DISCIPLINES TO FOCUS ON THIS LARGELY UNEXPLORED AREA, IDENTIFY SUCCESSFUL PROGRAMS AND TECHNIQUES, AND IDENTIFY GAPS IN KNOWLEDGE AND SERVICES AND TO CHART DIRECTIONS FOR NEEDED RESEARCH AND ACTION. A TRANSCRIPT OF THE FOLLOWING PANEL AND WORKSHOP SESSIONS IS GIVEN--(1) COMMUNITY ACTION ON OLDER WORKER TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT--HOW TO GET IT AND MAINTAIN IT, (2) REACHING OUT TO FIND AND MOTIVATE THE HARD-CORE UNEMPLOYED OLDER WORKER, (3) SELECTION FOR TRAINING--DO PRESENT PRACTICES MILITATE AGAINST OLDER WORKERS, (4) THE ROLE OF PERSONAL COUNSELING AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES IN THE TRAINING AND PLACEMENT OF DISPLACED AND DISADVANTAGED OLDER WORKERS, (5) NEW FIELDS OF EMPLOYMENT AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR OLDER WORKERS, (6) BASIC EDUCATION FOR ADULTS--ARE SPECIAL TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES NEEDED, (7) VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR ADULTS--DOES IT PAY, ARE SPECIAL TECHNIQUES NEEDED, (8) AGE RESTRICTIONS IN HIRING--SOME EFFORTS TO OVERCOME THEM, AND (9) EMPLOYMENT SERVICES FOR OLDER WOMEN--WHAT MORE IS NEEDED. THE APPENDIX CONTAINS (1) A STAFF REPORT ON THE CONFERENCE FINDINGS, (2) CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY BY CHARLES E. ODELL, (3) "EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE OLDER WORKER," BY MILTON ROSENBERG, (4) "METHODS OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR OLDER WORKERS IN FRENCH NATIONAL RAILWAYS," BY A. CONQUERET, AND A LIST OF CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.; Department of Labor, Washington, DC.; National Council on the Aging, Inc., New York, NY.
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