ERIC Number: ED059441
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Jun
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The Incidence of Training-Related Job Placement of Draper Vocational Trainees: A Preliminary Report.
Gwozdecki, Joseph; And Others
A preliminary survey of trainees' pre- and postrelease interactions with the State Employment Service (ES) was conducted by the Experimental Manpower Laboratory for Corrections (EMLC) as part of an overall evaluation of Manpower Development and Training (MDT) program effectiveness at Draper Correctional Center, Elmore, Alabama. Measures of the number and results of MDT trainees' interactions with ES offices before and after release from prison were made to determine the degree of effectiveness being achieved by ES personnel in securing training-related jobs for MDT trainees. Data were gathered from four sources: (1) the ES extension office records (at Draper) of 56 MDT trainees and an interview with the ES counselor stationed at Draper, (2) records of 41 MDT trainees (73% of the study group) released to the service areas of 13 ES field offices located throughout Alabama and interviews with office managers or responsible personnel in these offices, (3) postrelease interviews of 16 MDT trainees which had already been accomplished in connection with EMLC Objective 3, and (4) additional telephone interviews with 10 of those 16 MDT trainees. Results showed that the ES Draper Extension Office had placed 18 (32%) of the 56 MDT trainees in training-related jobs; 14 (25%) of them reported to work and 7 (13%) were still employed on those initial jobs at the time of the study. The 13 ES field offices placed 5 (12%) of the 41 MDT trainees released to their areas in training-related jobs. (Author)
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Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation Research Foundation, Elmore, AL. Draper Correctional Center.