ERIC Number: ED034810
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Employment and Educational Services in the Mobilization for Youth Experience. The New Social Work Series.
Weissman, Harold H., Ed.
This book is a record of the efforts in the areas of employment and educational services, of the Mobilization For Youth (MFY) Program, a project to remediate juvenile delinquency in New York City's Lower East Side. An introductory section describes the historical origin of the racial components of the Lower East Side slums. Following, are papers written by the program reporting and line staff members of MFY, separated in two parts: Part I--employment opportunities, comprised of (1) overview of employment opportunities, (2) processing of the trainee, (3) work crews and dispensed work, (4) advanced and post training programs, (5) demonstration prevocational program, (6) vocational counseling of trainees, (7) remedial education in a work-training program, (8) the problem of job placement, and (9) appraisal of youth employment programs; and, Part II--educational opportunities, comprised of (1) overview of educational opportunities, (2) parent education program, (3) school-community relations, (4) reading programs, (5) guidance and attendance programs, (6) improving the quality of teaching, (7) homework helper program, (8) higher education program, and (9) educational innovation--the case of an external innovating organization. The concluding paper in each part summarizes the major issues which emerged from the experiences described. (VL)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Delinquency, Educational Innovation, Educational Opportunities, Employment Opportunities, Guidance Programs, Higher Education, Job Placement, Parent Education, Reading Programs, Remedial Programs, School Community Relationship, Slum Environment, Teacher Effectiveness, Trainees, Vocational Training Centers, Youth Employment, Youth Problems
Association Press, 291 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10007 (1733-1, $2.95)
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Identifiers: Mobilization For Youth