ERIC Number: ED234198
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Pre-Industrial Training Workshop.
Amarillo Coll., TX.
Participant materials are provided from a workshop to acquaint women with nontraditional careers in the skilled trades and to help them become more knowledgeable about their options in making informed career decisions. The agendas for five day-long sessions outline the scope of the workshop that emphasizes basic math skills, hands-on experiences in nontraditional occupational areas, specific requirements needed for nontraditional careers, work-related tests, and familiarity with terminology and hand tool usage. Representative materials in this package include a self-analysis shield, self awareness/knowledge instruments, information on assertiveness, role playing situations, information on communications, a quiz on women in the work force, a vocational interest checklist, information on types of training for nontraditional careers, information on potential problems in nontraditional fields, a life change questionnaire, suggestions for coping with stress, instructions for meditative relaxation, requirements and problems in apprenticeships, information on job interviews and applications, sources of information about employment, 25 pages of math problems, and six pages of exercises for physical fitness. (YLB)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Assertiveness, Career Choice, Career Education, Career Planning, Communication Skills, Coping, Employment Interviews, Employment Qualifications, Females, Job Application, Job Skills, Mathematics, Muscular Strength, Nontraditional Occupations, Physical Fitness, Self Concept, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Skilled Occupations, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Interests, Womens Education, Workshops
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Research and Innovative Programming Unit.
Authoring Institution: Amarillo Coll., TX.