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ERIC Number: ED143797
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Mar-7
Pages: 7
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Reference Count: 0
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Career Education through the Church.
Drier, Harry N.
As trained counselors, career educators, and career education guidance and counseling programs have become increasingly available, there has been a tendency for the church to lose the perspective of its role in preparing people, particularly the young, for purposeful and satisfying lives. A church-based career development program would provide resources and experiences which would enable each individual to assess and appraise his/her own abilities and develop and maintain a sense of purpose, a calling that is personally his/hers. Church-sponsored career education programs might include youth drug community counseling; adult alcohol community counseling; emergency family assistance center; career seminars; parent discussion groups; daily preparation for job environment; and being a witnessing Christian on the job. Genuine spiritual revival must await the rediscovery of the Christian significance of daily work, and the church can lead the challenge. (BL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Speech presented at the American Personnel and Guidance Association National Convention (Dallas, Texas, March 7, 1977)