ERIC Number: ED229604
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Counselors. Career Planning and Vocational Programming for Handicapped Youth.
Minugh, Carol J.; Morse, Dian
This school counselor'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 counselors, this manual is organized into six sections. The first section provides an overview of vocational and career education of handicapped students from the school counselor's perspective, Topics covered include legislative implications, linkage with school staff in career education, career development, the Individualized Education Program for career development, counseling needs, reporting on vocational assessment, job placement, employment counseling, and follow-up services. In the second section, the specific role responsibilities of counselors are discussed in the context of the specific responsibilities grid. The final three sections provide a summary of the counselor role, selected readings, and an annotated bibliography. An appendix consists of a staff development needs assessment questionnaire. (KC)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Annotated Bibliographies, Career Development, Career Education, Compliance (Legal), Counseling Services, Counselor Role, Disabilities, Educational Planning, Exceptional Persons, Federal Legislation, Guidelines, Individual Needs, Individualized Education Programs, Job Placement, Linking Agents, Mainstreaming, Needs Assessment, Program Guides, Responsibility, Role Perception, Secondary Education, Special Education, Staff Development, 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.