ERIC Number: ED030893
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Reference Count: 0
The Minneapolis Work Opportunity Center; A Summary of Activity and Research for the Period May, 1966 to June, 1968.
Joseph, Michael P.; And Others
This is a summary of the activities conducted at the Minneapolis Work Opportunity Center during the period of May 1966 through June 1968, during which time the staff worked to give fresh starts to emotionally disillusioned youth. The objective was behavior modification. The goal for students was to find new insights into their role in society; and for the staff to find new ways to contact and assist in modifying old patterns of behavior. The emphasis in this report is on phases of the center's program which differentiate it from the offerings and techniques commonly found in the conventional schools. A description of the students involved is given. The curriculum is discussed along with a description of the counseling and guidance techniques, services of the school, orientation, costs, and studies pertaining to students withdrawing from the center. Observations prove that this center has had a positive effect upon those participating in its program as many hae finished school, changed attitudes and taken jobs. (Author/GG)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minneapolis Public Schools, Minn. Work Opportunity Center.