ERIC Number: ED176110
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Training and Placement of Severely Disabled Persons. Project Employability--Volume 1.
Wehman, Paul, Ed.; Hill, Janet W., Ed.
Ten papers on the vocational training and placement of severely disabled persons are presented in this monograph. The titles are as follow: "Project Employability: Toward Competitive Employment for Severely Disabled Individuals"; "Vocational Evaluation of Severely and Profoundly Retarded Clients"; "Considerations in Facilitating the Entry of Severely Developmentally Disabled Individuals into Competitive Employment"; "Project Employability Observation and Recording System"; "Development of a Data-Based Pre-Employment Training Program for Moderately to Severely Retarded Adults"; "Placement of Severely Developmentally Disabled Individuals into Competitive Employment: Three Case Studies"; "An Orientation Manual for Employers Who Hire Severely Developmentally Disabled Individuals";"Job Placement of Severely Disabled Persons: Year One Progress Report"; "Evaluation of Two Shaping Strategies on the Work Production of Mentally Retarded Adults"; "Use of Client Administered Reinforcement to Facilitate Independent Work Behavior in Two Mentally Retarded Adults"; and "Developing Job Interview Skills in Severely Developmentally Disabled Clients." (JH)
Descriptors: Adults, Behavior Change, Behavior Development, Case Studies, Databases, Employment, Employment Interviews, Employment Qualifications, Entry Workers, Evaluation Methods, Job Placement, Job Skills, Mental Retardation, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Severe Disabilities, Skill Development, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation, Richmond.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond.