ERIC Number: ED058437
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Sep
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A New Educational Approach to Careers in Human Services. Career Options Research and Development.
Soong, Robert K.; And Others
Prepared through the Career Options Research and Development (CORD) Project, this document presents a brief summary of efforts to develop curriculums and programs for the human services areas. Aimed specifically toward the training of the economically disadvantaged for paraprofessional positions, the report presents: (1) background information concerning Project CORD, (2) definitions of terms, (3) objectives and findings of Project CORD, and (4) a listing of Career Options advisory documents. Also included is a human services career ladder depicting employment and educational requirements for the: (1) high school trainee level, (2) technician I level, (3) technician II level, (4) technologist I level, (5) technologist II level, and (6) professional or graduate level. Curriculum outlines for the above levels are included in the appendix. (JS)
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Sponsor: National Center for Educational Research and Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, IL. Career Options Research and Development (CORD).