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ERIC Number: ED017945
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep-30
Pages: 1
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THE SUBPROFESSIONAL, FROM CONCEPTS TO CAREERS.
LYNTON, EDITH F.
THIS IS THE REPORT OF A CONFERENCE WHOSE PRIME PURPOSE WAS THE CONSIDERATION OF HOW TO MOVE THE EMPLOYMENT OF SUBPROFESSIONALS FROM CONCEPT TO GREATER ACTUALITY. CONCEPTUAL PROBLEMS WHICH AROSE INCLUDED DEFINITION OF THE TERM "SUBPROFESSIONAL," THE CAREER CONCEPT, AND THE GOALS OF SUBPROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT. THE DIFFICULTIES ENCOUNTERED IN DEVELOPING A MODEL POINTED OUT THE NEED FOR MORE CREATIVE APPROACHES TO MANPOWER USAGE. OBSTACLES TO SUBPROFESSIONAL CAREERS RANGE FROM BROAD IDEOLOGICAL ISSUES TO SPECIFIC PERSONNEL PRACTICES. DISCUSSIONS OF THE ISSUES OF SUPPLY REAFFIRMED THE IMPORTANCE OF DEVELOPING WELL DEFINED SUBPROFESSIONAL MODELS. THE RESPONSES ELICITED FROM CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS BY THREE PANELISTS EXPLORING THE THEME "WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE" ARE SUMMARIZED. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE FOR NEW MODELS, OVERCOMING RESISTANCE, AND AUGMENTING RESOURCES. ADVANCE PAPERS FOR THE CONFERENCE EXPLORED--(1) CURRENT LEVELS OF UNDERSTANDING, (2) THE CURRENT STATUS OF PERMANENT SUBPROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT, (3) EDUCATION AND CAREERS IN HUMAN SERVICE, (4) THE COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM MODEL, AND (5) SELECTED MODELS OF SUBPROFESSIONAL CAREERS. SUMMARIES OF THE INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP SESSIONS, AND THE TEXTS OF PRESENTATIONS BY PANELISTS DURING PLENARY SESSIONS ARE ALSO INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON EMPLOYMENT OF YOUTH, 145 EAST 32ND STREET, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10016. (IM)
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Authoring Institution: National Committee on Employment of Youth, New York, NY.
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