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ERIC Number: ED194726
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Resource Guide for Vocational Educators and Planners. Helping Displaced Homemakers Move from Housework to Paid Work through Vocational Training.
Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.
This resource guide is designed to help vocational educators and planners extend vocational programs to serve displaced homemakers in secondary and postsecondary educational institutions. The special characteristics and needs of displaced homemakers are discussed in the first section. The second section lists and examines resources and suggestions for ways to obtain and use labor market information for program development. Questions, suggestions, examples,and resources for the areas of outreach, admissions, career exploration, training, supportive services, evaluation, and funding are provided in the third section (half the document) on ways to assess and improve existing displaced homemaker training programs. In the fourth section suggestions and examples on ways to link with local and national resources to strengthen programs are outlined. A state-by-state list of displaced homemaker programs is appended. (Related documents are a manual on vocational counseling for displaced homemakers and a state-of-the-art review on the displaced homemaker--see note.) (MN)
Descriptors: Displaced Homemakers, Educational Planning, Individual Characteristics, Individual Needs, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 065-000-00010-5, $2.25)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Employment and Evaluation (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to colored ink. For related documents see CE 026 896-898.