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ERIC Number: ED016324
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 1
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VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION IN A RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTER. DEVEREUX FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY MONOGRAPH SERIES.
Devereux Foundation, Devon, PA.
A DEMONSTRATION PROJECT IN VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AT THE DEVEREUX SXHOOLS EXPLORED A FULL-SCALE PROGRAM FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF VOCATIONAL SKILLS AND JOB PLACEMENT FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED AND MENTALLY HANDICAPPED ADOLESCENTS. THE ORGANIZATION OF THE PROGRAM, WHICH INCLUDES SERVICES OF A MULTI-DISCIPLINE STAFF OF PROFESSIONALS FROM MEDICINE, EDUCATION, PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY, VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, AND SOCIAL WORK IS DESCRIBED. THE PROGRAM CONTENT IS EXPLAINED IN TERMS OF INITIAL AND VOCATIONAL AND CLINICAL EVALUATION, CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION, COUNSELING SERVICES, JOB TRAINING, TRANSITIONAL LIVING, EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES, AND FOLLOW-UP EVALUATIONS. THE ROLE OF THE FAMILY IN THE TOTAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM IS DISCUSSED. FUTURE DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNED EXPANSION OF THE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM ARE INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY THE DEVEREUX FOUNDATION, DEVON, PENNSYLVANIA. (JK)
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Authoring Institution: Devereux Foundation, Devon, PA.
Identifiers: Devereux Schools PA