ERIC Number: ED115842
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Resources for Training: Public Assistance/Vocational Rehabilitation PA/VR Policies and Practices for Vocational Rehabilitation of Disabled Public Assistance Clients.
Institute for the Crippled and Disabled, New York, NY. Research Utilization Lab.
The report of a national conference to present material for training public assistance and vocational rehabilitation staffs in cooperative efforts to enable disabled recipients of public assistance to become self-supporting is divided into two main parts. The first part deals with Public Assistance/Vocational Rehabilitation (PA/VR) policies and practices and includes material on: the Maryland PA/VR project, joint services, use and design of the joint form, other cooperative measures, case finding, and job placement. The second part, barriers and issues, covers the following subjects: behavior disorders, child care services, implications of the Work Incentive Program (WIN), joint case counseling and reporting, and program assessment. Informal surveys and discussions carried out by a planning committee of Federal, State, and local leaders and Research Utilization Laboratory staff identified training needs from which specialists drafted materials for the conference. Appended material (46 pages) includes conference agenda and participant list; chart of Federal allocation for social services; examples of joint forms; screening, selection, and referral procedures; income disregards;WIN materials; list of PA/VR training materials; proposed outline for joint training; instructions for preparing a slide tape program; VR public information; and guidelines for working with news media. (NTIS)
Descriptors: Caseworkers, Conference Reports, Cooperative Programs, Counselor Training, Counselors, Educational Programs, Federal Programs, Instructional Materials, Physical Disabilities, Public Support, Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Programs, Social Workers, State Agencies, State Programs, Vocational Rehabilitation
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22161 (Order No. PB-243-197; MF $2.25; HC $5.75)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Institute for the Crippled and Disabled, New York, NY. Research Utilization Lab.
Note: For related document, see CE 005 651