ERIC Number: ED242483
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
The Cooperative Vocational Program.
Educational Service Unit #9, Hastings, NE.
The handbook provides rural school administrators and teachers with information concerning a vocational service delivery model for mentally retarded, learning disabled, and behaviorally impaired youth in Nebraska. The handbook describes the program's background, goals, implementation, and development. It also describes the central role of secondary special education resource teachers and outlines the purpose and function of the vocational services and activities they make available to the students: student referral and competency checklists, vocational curriculum modules, an in-class employer program, community business trips, job exploration, and job training. The handbook also includes a collection of sample program tools and procedures used by secondary resource teachers. These include adminstrative agreement forms; competence checklist forms; a field trip information sheet, plan, and student exercise; public relations activities; student job activity form; student job behavior analysis form; and a student job exploration form. In addition, the handbook describes the development of 14 curriculum modules, based on employer responses to a questionnaire regarding desirable entry-level job skills and behaviors. A list of job exploration resource guides and information regarding program evaluation is also provided. (SB)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Career Exploration, Cooperative Programs, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Emotional Disturbances, Employment, Job Skills, Job Training, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Resource Room Programs, Resource Teachers, Rural Youth, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Role, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Educational Service Unit #9, Hastings, NE.