ERIC Number: ED122100
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Project SKILL: Demonstration Project on Employment of Handicapped Persons in State Civil Service Positions. Interim Report.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Administration, Madison.
The interim report of Project SKILL, a Wisconsin demonstration project which provides job placement of handicapped persons in State Civil Service positions, covers second year activities of the project. Second year developments included: definition of intake and screening as a staff speciality; utilizing of special personnel strategies to decrease time in filling positions; creation of new civil service classfications; development of selection strategies; expansion to include new departments, geographical areas, and job classifications; filling of positions without subsidy; and the additional service of co-worker orientation. The seven sections of the report cover: (1) Analysis of Components (job development, screening and placement, training, supportive services/volunteers/followup, and staff responsibilities); (2) Trainees and Ad Hoc Placements (case history examples included); (3) Resources; (4) Cost Benefit Analysis; (5) Problems and Lessons; (6) Extension to Cities and Counties; and (7) Model Dissemination. Due to the intensity and volume of interest in Project SKILL, a grant was written and approved to provide a conference for key administrators in Region V (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Ohio). Copies of forms, correspondence, cost benefit revision, and a proposal are appended. (Author/EA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Administration, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin