ERIC Number: ED112046
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
New Dimensions in Career Development for the Disadvantaged.
Hohenshil, Thomas H., Ed.; Sheppard, N. Alan, Ed.
The document presents the full texts of conference papers that examine views and programs in career development for disadvantaged youth, including minority and low income groups, and the handicapped. Four papers under the heading of Major Addresses discuss: (1) career development strategies for disadvantaged rural youth, (2) career development for youth in depressed urban areas, (3) the impact of Federal legislation on career-counseling and vocational education, and (4) realistic alternatives in career planning. Under the heading of Special Interest Groups, seven papers describe: (1) involvement of parents, (2) evaluation of programs, (3) strategies for counseling, (4) standardized testing, (5) curriculum development and teaching, (6) programs resulting from the Virginia Standards of Quality, and (7) job placement services. Career Development Programs in Virginia are discussed in eight papers dealing with: (1) career development in community colleges, (2) manpower counseling, (3) special programs, (4) prevocational schools, (5) office services, (6) special programs for ages 14 and 15, (7) cluster approach to career orientation, and (8) alternative routes to school projects. Approximately 300 administrators, university personnel, counselors, teachers, and graduate students from four states participated in the conference. The program and list of participants is appended. (LH)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Education, Career Planning, Conference Reports, Counseling Services, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Strategies, Employment Services, Federal Legislation, Parent School Relationship, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Rural Youth, State Programs, Testing, Urban Youth
Harry L. Smith, Public Information and Publications, State Dept. of Education, Richmond, Virginia 23216 (Order No. CP-4; $3.00)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Advisory Council on Vocational Education, Blacksburg.
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Vocational Education.; Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia