ERIC Number: ED132798
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Avocational Counseling for the Elderly.
Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Recreation Education Program.
Presented are duplications of the responses given by Avocational Counseling for the Elderly (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) as part of a project to collect, share, and compile information about, and techniques in the operation of 18 community action models for recreation services to the disabled. Model programs are categorized as consumer, client competency, recreation and leisure services, parks and recreation, rehabilitation, and voluntary health agency models. Reported are program services in the following areas: the population served (men and women 55 years and older); primary activities (retirement leisure planning, leisure counseling, avocational information, and referral); primary facilities used (public and private facilities throughout the area); staffing (a project director, an avocational counselor, a research assistant, a follow-up interviewer, and five college students); total budget ($74,201) and primary sources of support (federal funds from the Administration of Aging); and values and goals achieved through the program (to demonstrate the impact of avocational counseling with the elderly). A copy of the completed survey form is also provided. (SBH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Recreation Education Program.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin (Milwaukee)