ERIC Number: ED030730
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Reference Count: 0
The Tuskegee Institute Handbook for Guidance Counselors of Disadvantaged Adults.
Jones, Lewis W.; And Others
The project aimed to provide disadvantaged adults with elementary training in vocational skills and instruction in those basic communication and computation skills deemed essential for effective pursuit of a vocation. The 109 adult trainees met the following selection criteria: (1) head of 2 family or household, (2) unemployed or underemployed, (3) a resident of the State of Alabama, and (4) evidence of 2 years of employment some time in the past. The trainees were also characterized by: (1) low literacy, less than an 8th grade education, (2) low income, an annual family income of less than $3,000 with high levels of unemployment and underemployment, and (3) cultural limitations, life styles, thought forms, and institutional participation patterns which have been narrowly restricted. Counseling of trainees was devised as a feature of the research program and material presented in the report addresses the concerns of counselors who deal with comparable populations. [Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document]. (CH)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Tuskegee Inst., AL.; Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.