ERIC Number: ED173555
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Training Programs and Support Services Necessary to Meet Needs of Displaced Homemakers and Other Special Groups. Final Report.
Lisack, J. P.
This final report contains results of a three-part needs assessment conducted in Indiana on the following topics: (1) Support services needed to allow women to enter vocational education programs designed to prepare them for jobs traditionally limited to men; (2) day care services needed to afford students who are parents the opportunity to participate in vocational education programs; and (3) vocational education programs needed for displaced homemakers and other special groups. Chapter I presents background information and identifies the special target groups. Chapter II states the problems and objectives of the project. Chapter III states that the project was identified as a priority program by the Indiana State Board of Vocational and Technical Education. Chapter IV discusses procedures and strategies. Chapter V, on analysis, discussion, and findings, is the longest chapter of the report. Chapter VI, a review of selected related literature, contains reprints of articles and reports. Appended are examples of legislative actions in other states concerning displaced homemakers and lists of survey participants. (LMS)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Ancillary Services, Career Counseling, Career Development, Day Care, Displaced Homemakers, Educational Needs, Educationally Disadvantaged, Females, Males, Needs Assessment, Nontraditional Occupations, Nontraditional Students, Postsecondary Education, Reentry Workers, Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Womens Education
Office of Manpower Studies, Purdue University, SCC-A, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 ($2.50, plus postage; $2.25 for ten or more)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Indiana State Board of Vocational and Technical Education, Indianapolis.
Authoring Institution: Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN. Office of Manpower Studies.