ERIC Number: ED022038
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1966
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Experimental and Demonstration Manpower Project for Recruitment, Training, Placement and Followup of Rejected Armed Forces Volunteers in Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C., March 1, 1965 to June 30, 1966. Final Report.
National Committee for Children and Youth, Washington, DC.
This report contains an analysis of the efforts in 1965 and 1966 of the National Committee for Children and Youth (NCCY) to help the youth in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. who failed to meet the educational requirements for military enlistment. A description of the program includes: (1) background of the NCCY, (2) intake and followup process, (3) comparison of the first and second projects, (4) findings and recommendations for conducting a program, (5) problem identification, (6) characteristics of the target population, (7) administration, (8) methodology, (9) program development, (10) summaries of case studies, (11) followup results, and (12) forms used in the program. Followup visits made 6 to 8 weeks after intake of the 1,009 youths given assistance during the reporting period show: (1) 186 in the military service, (2) 53 in Job Corps, (3) 76 in school full time, (4) 353 employed full time, (5) 28 employed part time, (6) 106 unemployed, (7) 47 awaiting placement after training, (8) 24 incarcerated in correctional institutions, (9) 97 unlocated, and (10) 22 wanted no further assistance. Some positive benefits were derived from the program by a majority of the youth who were referred although many are still confronted with serious problem situations. (MM)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Counseling, Demonstration Programs, Educational Needs, Educationally Disadvantaged, Employment Services, Experimental Programs, Followup Studies, Guidance, Individual Characteristics, Males, Military Service, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Rehabilitation, Remedial Instruction, Urban Areas, Youth Agencies, Youth Problems
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Sponsor: Office of Manpower Policy, Evaluation, and Research (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Committee for Children and Youth, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia; Maryland; Maryland (Baltimore); Washington