ERIC Number: ED197232
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
A Guidebook for Placement Specialists.
Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High Schools, New Brunswick, NJ.; Perth Amboy Public Schools, NJ.
This guide, designed to assist pupil personnel specialists in developing placement programs, presents a comprehensive model covering the idealistic and realistic aspects of a placement program. Forms, procedures, and suggestions are included which emphasize an adaptable, open-ended approach to placement. The section on theoretical aspects provides basic conceptual foundations for the establishment and operation of job placement programs, including information on background, legislation, philosophy, ethics, and rationale. Placement and follow-up guidelines and objectives are enumerated. The section on practical aspects of placement program operation concerns the establishment of client and job availability files and provides numerous sample forms. An intensive follow-up program is described, complete with sample forms to facilitate formative and summative evaluations of placement programs. The evaluation section reviews the evaluation components of the placement model. A work readiness program, containing information to help candidates in their final preparation for a job search is also described. (NRB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High Schools, New Brunswick, NJ.; Perth Amboy Public Schools, NJ.