ERIC Number: ED186757
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Client Rating Instruments for Use in Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies.
Esser, Thomas J., Ed.
This monograph focuses on rating scales and other similar instruments being used in applied rehabilitation settings. The first of two major sections presents a general discussion of rating scales and their use. Specifically, this section includes subparts dealing with (1) reasons for using rating instruments, (2) the types of rating scales, (3) problems and pitfalls in the use of rating scales, and (4) selecting a rating scale. The remainder of the document is comprised of descriptions of eleven rating scales: American Association on Mental Deficiency Adaptive Behavior Scale; Adaptive Behavior Chceklist; Chicago Jewish Vocational Service's Staffing Preparation Form; Employability Assessment Scale and Profile; Materials Development Center Behavior Identification Format; Nebraska Client Progress System; Progress Assessment Chart 2; San Francisco Vocational Competency Scale; Vocational Behaviors Scale: Experimental; Work Adjustment Rating Form; and Work Behavior Rating Scale. Each description follows a typical format including the following parts: general information, descriptions of the scale, scoring, technical information, availability, and references. (LRA)
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Disabilities, Measurement Techniques, Scoring, Test Interpretation, Test Selection, Vocational Aptitude, Vocational Rehabilitation
Materials Development Center, Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute, University of Wisconsin--Stout, Menomonie, WI 54751 ($1.50)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General; Reports - Evaluative; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. - Stout, Menomonie. Dept. of Rehabilitation and Manpower Services. Materials Development Center.