ERIC Number: ED205717
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
The Career Shopper's Guide: A Development Plan Manual for an Employment Resource and Training Service.
Women's Center of Dallas, TX.
This document is a guidebook for counselors working with Black and Hispanic American women, women reentering the workforce, and underemployed/career-changing women. The material contains workshop designs, activities, checklists, readings, techniques for recruiting women, and other community outreach suggestions. Topics covered included evaluation, developing an employment resource and training service, suggestions for conducting a self-directed job search workshop, and the basic model workshop for employment skill training for the underemployed or career-changing women. Modification workshops are suggested for the minority career seeker, the job seeker, the re-entry woman, the nontraditional job seeker, faculty, and families of women employment seekers. Materials provide a step-by-step procedure for conducting the workshops. Many handouts or forms that can be reproduced and given to participants are included, along with a bibliography. (KC)
Descriptors: Blacks, Career Change, Career Choice, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Community Resources, Employed Parents, Employed Women, Employers, Employment, Employment Opportunities, Employment Qualifications, Family Influence, Females, Hispanic Americans, Instructional Materials, Job Applicants, Job Application, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Mexican Americans, Minority Groups, Models, Needs Assessment, Outreach Programs, Program Development, Program Implementation, Recruitment, Reentry Workers, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Transfer of Training, Underemployment, Unemployment, Values Clarification, Workshops
WEEA Publishing Center, Education Development Center, 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02160 ($13.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Women's Educational Equity Act Program (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Women's Center of Dallas, TX.