ERIC Number: ED114656
Record Type: Non-Journal
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Student Volunteer: Career Elective.
Veterans Administration Hospital, Coatesville, PA.; Coatesville Area School District, PA.
The Student Volunteer Career Elective Program at the Coatesville High School is designed to provide instruction and practical learning experience for 10th grade students who are interested in health careers and training in areas of technical, trades, and administration occupations. It is a cooperative project between the school and the Coatesville Veterans Administration Hospital. The school provides a comprehensive academic program (20 hours per week of classroom training), and the hospital provides a variety of career experiences (12.5 hours per week). The participants have 25 field experiences to chose from. The student can select a different field every nine weeks from the following areas of hospital services: building management service, canteen service, chaplain service, dietetic service, engineering service, library service, medical illustration service, nursing service, and supply service. General and specific objectives for the program are given. An advisory council was formed to assure the on-going success of the program. The selection process for applicants, the program policies, time schedule, and program and student evaluation methods are briefly described. Samples of forms used for the application, permission, selection, and evaluation of participants are appended. (Author/EC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Veterans Administration Hospital, Coatesville, PA.; Coatesville Area School District, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania