ERIC Number: ED366763
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Programs for Single Parents, Displaced Homemakers, Single Pregnant Women. A Resource Manual.
Brookhaven Coll., Farmers Branch, TX.
This guide contains information about academic support services available to single parents, displaced homemakers, and single pregnant women at community, junior, and technical colleges throughout Texas. Over three-fourths of the guide is devoted to program information in the form of brochures, flyers, and forms supplied by representatives of approximately 69% of 59 programs contacted prior to the manual's development. Some program descriptions feature one or two effective activities, whereas others present generic information on the various programs on a given campus. Included in the program materials is information on the following types of available services: child care, skills training/tutoring, transportation, counseling/advising, support groups/mentoring, textbook loans/libraries, job readiness, placement, housing, seminars/workshops, sample forms/brochures, scholarships, referral/linkages, recruiting, newsletters, assessment/evaluation, recognition/articles, and alcohol/drug awareness. A foreword, index of programs by activity, and history of the Carl D. Perkins Acts of 1984 and 1990 are included along with information on the following: Displaced Homemaker Network, Job Training Partnership Act, Texas Department of Human Services, Texas Employment Commission, Texas Rehabilitation Commission, and Women's Bureau. Appended are sample intake forms for five programs. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Alcohol Education, Career Counseling, College Programs, Community Colleges, Counseling Services, Day Care, Displaced Homemakers, Drug Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Females, Housing, Job Placement, Library Services, Linking Agents, Mentors, One Parent Family, Pregnant Students, Records (Forms), Referral, Scholarships, Seminars, Services, Skill Development, Social Support Groups, State Agencies, Student Evaluation, Student Recruitment, Transportation, Tutoring, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Rehabilitation, Workshops
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin. Div. of Community and Technical Colleges.
Authoring Institution: Brookhaven Coll., Farmers Branch, TX.
Identifiers: Carl D Perkins Voc and Appl Techn Educ Act 1990; Job Training Partnership Act 1982; Texas