ERIC Number: ED051517
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Employment and Other Outcomes After a Vocational Program in a Rehabilitation Center. Milwaukee Media for Rehabilitation Research Reports. Number 11.
Overs, Robert P.
This is a structured interview study of a 20% random sample consisting of 148 clients interviewed a year after leaving a rehabilitation center vocational program. Employment outcome is related to age, marital status, impairments, education, race, social class, program completion, attendance and punctuality. Clients' occupational distribution in the work force and a data-people-things analysis of positions held are presented. Numerous other data are described: (1) client job hunting methods; (2) job satisfaction; (3) reasons for leaving employment; (4) living arrangements; (5) sources of income; (6) support and dependency patterns; and (7) avocational participation and evaluation of rehabilitation services. A quantitative summary of 76 followup studies is included, as are tables and an extensive bibliography. (Author/TL)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Wisconsin Div. of Vocational Rehabilitation, Madison.; Milwaukee Junior League, WI.
Authoring Institution: Curative Workshop of Milwaukee, WI. Research Dept.; Wisconsin Univ., Milwaukee.