ERIC Number: ED102306
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Services in Vocational Rehabilitation.
Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Wisconsin Univ. - Stout, Menomonie. Dept. of Rehabilitation and Manpower Services. Materials Development Center.
Presented from the perspective of the vocational rehabilitation counselor, the guide defines the essential elements of vocational evaluation and work adjustment programs and identifies problems experienced by State vocational rehabilitation agencies in obtaining high quality vocational evaluation and work adjustment services. It also provides guidelines to assist vocational rehabilitation counselors to develop a better understanding of the proper utilization of vocational evaluation and work adjustment services. Topics treated in the guide include: (1) mutual relationships, some sources of confusion, and recommending work adjustment; (2) vocational evaluation as an assessment process, beginning with referral for evaluation and ending with service recommendations; (3) work adjustment viewed as a treatment/training process utilizing work or work-related activities; (4) reports as effective communication; (5) key roles and functions of vocational evaluation and work adjustment staff; (6) methods of coordinating and communicating at all levels of responsibility, emphasizing the relationship between the State agency counselor and facility staff; (7) cost considerations; and (8) vocational evaluation and work adjustment checklists summarizing essential conditions, programs, and practices. A selected bibliography is appended. (MW)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Agency Role, Career Counseling, Check Lists, Communication Skills, Counselor Role, Evaluation Methods, Personnel Evaluation, Program Costs, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Programs, Staff Role, Staff Utilization, State Agencies, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
Dept. of Rehabilitation and Manpower Services, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751 ($1.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Wisconsin Univ. - Stout, Menomonie. Dept. of Rehabilitation and Manpower Services. Materials Development Center.
Note: Report from the Study Group to the Institute on Rehabilitation Services (10th, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 1972)