ERIC Number: ED233162
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun-30
Reference Count: 0
Special Placement and Follow-up Assistance to Persons Entering Non-Traditional Occupations. Final Report from July 1, 1982 - June 30, 1983.
Brevard Community Coll., Cocoa, FL.
A project was undertaken at Brevard Community College in Florida to provide special placement and followup assistance to persons entering nontraditional occupations. Included among the major project activities were the following: efforts to raise the consciousness of women about opportunities in nontraditional careers through a seminar on employment opportunities for women in the eighties, provision of outreach and intake services, provision of support counseling, development of an employability skills training program, establishment of services to place clients into training and jobs, and development of liaisons with business and industry. Since the project's inception, over 200 office visits and 1,300 telephone contacts have been provided for a total of 1,500 client contacts. Furthermore, over 60 contacts were made with Brevard County employers and 9 site visits were made. As a result of the project, 33 persons were placed in training at Brevard Community College, 59 were placed in jobs, and at least 23 persons were placed in Women's Education Development Incentive classes. In addition, several Brevard Community College placements are anticipated for fall. (MN)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Guidance, Community Colleges, Employment Opportunities, Employment Potential, Females, Followup Studies, Job Placement, Job Skills, Job Training, Linking Agents, Nontraditional Occupations, Outreach Programs, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, Sex Fairness, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Followup
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Brevard Community Coll., Cocoa, FL.
Identifiers: Brevard Community College FL; Florida (Brevard County)