ERIC Number: ED241805
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Preparation for the World of Work: Training Sessions.
Cooney, Joe; Burgenbauch, Susan
This guide is designed to provide counselors and training instructors with the materials to teach clients the human survival skills necessary for job success. Ten one-hour training sessions which offer an action-oriented approach emphasizing conceptual skills such as planning, communication, and decision making include: (1) the importance of effective communication in work situations; (2) practice in interpersonal relationship skills; (3) methods for resolving conflict on the job; (4) employer expectations and the roles and responsibilities of the employees; (5) job survival techniques; (6) identification of job goals and methods for achieving them; (7) practice in daily planning and goal setting while on the job; (8) information on employee benefits and rights; (9) ways to plan and budget; and (10) money management. The purpose, length of time needed, materials needed, step-by-step procedures, worksheets, and transparencies for the presentation of each lesson are provided. (JW)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Budgeting, Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution, Employee Attitudes, Employer Attitudes, Employer Employee Relationship, Fringe Benefits, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Money Management, Time Management, Training Methods, Vocational Adjustment, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Buffalo. Dept. of Educational Organization, Administration, and Policy Studies.