ERIC Number: ED026769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1965-Aug-31
To Develop Work Evaluation and Work Training Techniques Designed to Facilitate the Entry of Mildly Mentally Retarded into Service Occupations. Final Project Report.
Hall, David; And Others
A project to develop a system of vocational evaluation and training to help the mildly mentally retarded (IQ 50 to 79) enter certain service occupations is described. Methods of procedure are discussed; these include research reading and surveys of both facilities for the retarded and commercial facilities. Specifications of jobs are presented in analysis charts; basic job factors and related work factors are outlined. Job activities and a training curriculum outline are given for the areas of janitorial and building maintenance, food service and handling, and hospital service work. Additional discussions are of on-the-job experience, and recommendations for the demonstration project including the project staff, client source, program schedule, and an outline of the proposed demonstration project. Eleven exhibits are presented giving further information on the job survey and on job evaluation; a bibliography lists 32 items. (LE)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Custodian Training, Exceptional Child Research, Food Service, Health Services, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Job Training, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Occupational Surveys, On the Job Training, Program Design, Program Development, Rating Scales, Service Occupations, Service Workers, Vocational Rehabilitation, Vocational Training Centers
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Institute for the Crippled and Disabled, New York, NY.