ERIC Number: ED166904
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Project Skill: Strategies and Techniques: Project on the Employment of Handicapped Persons in State Government Positions. R & D Monograph 54.
The booklet describes the accomplishments of Project Skill, an approach to providing employment in Wisconsin civil service positions for mildly mentally retarded or restored emotionally disturbed persons. In addition to an historical review of the project, the report focuses on the following aspects (subtopics in parentheses): job development (gaining support and cementing the commitment); recruitment and intake (prescreening interview and administration of a civil service examination); and training (specific training programs and job placement follow through). Concludinq comments sugqest that Wisconsin's success can be replicated in other states. (CL)
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Employment, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs, Government Employees, Job Development, Job Placement, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Program Descriptions, State Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 029-000-00330-1)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Project Skill