ERIC Number: ED265692
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Boatworks and Cleansweep: Mobile Work Crews for Adults with Developmental Disabilities.
The monograph describes "Boatworks," a subsidiary of Stepping Stones Growth Center in Oakland, California, which trains developmentally disabled adults to clean and maintain pleasure boats, and "Cleansweep," a janitorial and grounds maintenance training program for the same population. A brief history of the programs is followed by client profiles and information on client productivity and business procedures. Training outlines specify steps for teaching clients skills involved in both programs. Funding information is followed by a sample budget and a discussion of job opportunities, placement, and disincentives for employers. Extensive appended information includes sample forms and skills assessments along with a worker handbook. (CL)
Descriptors: Adults, Developmental Disabilities, Employment Opportunities, Job Placement, Job Skills, Program Development, Young Adults
Stepping Stones Growth Center, 1720 Adeline, Oakland, CA 94607 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Stepping Stones Growth Center, Oakland, CA.
Note: For a related document, see EC 181 383.