ERIC Number: ED228760
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Handbook for Vocational School Psychology.
Batsche, Catherine J.
Information on vocational school psychology and resource materials are presented. After an introduction to the history of vocational school psychology, a distinction is made between career education and vocational education, and components of the vocational assessment process are examined. In addition, vocational assessment methods are discussed, and the role of the school psychologist in vocational education is considered. Appended materials include the following: a report of a commission to study the school psychologist's role in career and vocational education; a needs/services analysis survey form; sample guidelines for program placement; a case study; sample report formats for vocational assessment; a student interview format; a parent interview format; a list of assessment instruments for functional life skills, independent living skills, and prevocational skills; a chart reviewing vocational interest inventories; a list of considerations for the selection and purchase of commercial work sample systems; a list of steps in developing a local work sample; a list of six professional associations; and an 18-item bibliography. (SEW)
Descriptors: Career Education, Counselor Role, Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Interest Inventories, Prevocational Education, School Psychologists, School Psychology, Student Evaluation, Vocational Aptitude, Vocational Education, Vocational Evaluation, Work Sample Tests
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Div. of Pupil Personnel Services.