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ERIC Number: ED018888
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 29
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REPORT OF SPECIAL ON-THE-JOB TRAINING FOR MENTALLY RETARDED YOUTH AND ADULTS.
MOCEK, EVE; AND OTHERS
A 52-WEEK DEMONSTRATION PROJECT ORGANIZED TO PROVIDE VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR SEVERELY TO MODERATELY MENTALLY RETARDED YOUTH AND ADULTS IS DESCRIBED. INFORMATION CONCERNING SELECTION OF THE 18 TRAINEES TREATS ETIOLOGY AND EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE, CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POPULATION, ASSESSMENT AND DIAGNOSIS (PROCEDURES AND TESTS USED), AND ADMISSION. THE SIX SUBCONTRACTS MAKING UP THE ON-THE-JOB TRAINING PROGRAM ARE DISCUSSED, AND THE WORKDAY SCHEDULE IS EXPLAINED. VOCATIONAL, SOCIAL, AND EMOTIONAL ADJUSTMENT OF THE TRAINEES AND THE COUNSELING SERVICE ARE ALSO CONSIDERED. EVALUATION OF THE TRAINEES, MOST OF WHOM WERE PLACED IN A PRIVATE SHELTERED WORKSHOP, IS PROVIDED. NINE TABLES PRESENT DESCRIPTIVE DATA REGARDING THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE PROJECT. (DF)
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Authoring Institution: Children's Health Home for Mentally Retarded Children and Adults, Inc., San Mateo, CA.
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