ERIC Number: ED081974
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Sep
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A Program for the Utilization of the Evansville Rehabilitation Center for Manpower Training--Phase I and II. Final Report.
Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Evansville, IN.
The purpose of this project was to attempt to assist chronically unemployed and underemployed individuals in Evansville, Indiana, and the surrounding southwestern Indiana rural counties toward greater productivity. The objectives of the project included: (1) motivation of unemployed individuals and their families to make use of available rehabilitation and training facilities; (2) through evaluation of interest, aptitude and employment potentials; (3) supportive counseling; (4) assistance to individuals to enter training programs; (5) assistance to those ineligible for existing training programs in the form of motivation, work adjustment or work tolerance programs. The project also sought to determine differences between rural and urban hard core unemployed. (Author)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Geographic Regions, Motivation, Poverty Programs, Psychological Evaluation, Retraining, Rural Population, Rural Urban Differences, Underemployment, Unemployment, Vocational Rehabilitation
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va. 22151. (PB-199 087, MF $1.45, HC $3.00)
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Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Evansville, IN.