ERIC Number: ED229602
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Psychologists. Career Planning and Vocational Programming for Handicapped Youth.
Minugh, Carol J.; Morse, Dian
This school psychologist's manual, one in a series of nine staff development guides prepared by the Philadelphia School District, clarifies roles and responsibilities of various staff members and parents in providing programs to meet the career and vocational education needs of mildly to moderately handicapped students. Designed to be relevant to the specific needs of school psychologists, this manual is organized into five sections. The first section provides an overview of vocational and career education of handicapped students from the school psychologist's perspective. Topics covered include legislative implications, vocational education, competency-based vocational education, job placement and follow-up services, assessment services, the Individualized Education Program, and consultation. Following a section of references, the third section provides information on specific role responsibilities of psychologists, as shown on the specific responsibilities grid. The final two sections of the booklet consist of a summary of psychologists' responsibilities and an annotated bibliography. Two appendixes discuss school resources and the special needs student and profile 10 vocational evaluation systems. (KC)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Annotated Bibliographies, Career Education, Citations (References), Competency Based Education, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Resources, Exceptional Persons, Federal Legislation, Guidelines, Individual Needs, Individualized Education Programs, Job Placement, Mainstreaming, Program Guides, Responsibility, Role Perception, School Psychologists, Secondary Education, Special Education, Staff Development, Student Evaluation, Vocational Education, Vocational Evaluation, Vocational Followup
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Philadelphia School District, PA.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 035 947-955. The Alliance for Career and Vocational Education also participated in the preparation of this document.