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ERIC Number: ED132398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Interviewing Guides for Specific Disabilities. Mental Retardation. Revised 1974.
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
This interviewing guide, one of a series, is designed to acquaint employment counselors and interviewers with the nature of mental retardation and to assist in understanding the implications for employment. It is intended as a supplement to existing employment service materials, to aid the counselor or interviewer in recognizing the potential of the mentally retarded and the great variety of occupations in which they may be suitably placed. After a brief introduction, the following areas are covered: (1) The Nature of Mental Retardation, (2) Significant Factors in Counseling and Placement of the Mentally Retarded (such as the condition of retardation, training, work experience, use of tests and measures, general educational development, and working conditions in potential job sites), (3) Placement Process, and (4) Cooperating Agencies. (WL)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Employment Interviews, Evaluation, Guides, Job Placement, Job Training, Learning, Mental Retardation, Psychological Evaluation
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 2900-00215, $0.30)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.