ERIC Number: ED268286
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-May
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Guidance for Special Needs Students: A Handbook for Helping Counselors Do a Better Job. Teacher Education Series, Vol. 26, No. 1.
Baggett, Connie D.
This handbook is intended to assist guidance counselors involved in helping special needs students choose vocational programs. Included in the manual are an overview of 9 special needs populations; position statements of the American School Counseling Association and on rehabilitation and school counselors working together; guidelines for selecting, administering, scoring, and reporting results of tests used in assessing special needs students for educational programs; prevocational policy for mainstreamed students; lists of 40 occupations with the largest projected growth and 20 fastest growing occupations for 1982-1995; a description of typical course offerings in area vocational-technical schools; descriptions of 33 different programs offered in area vocational-technical schools; and guidelines for administering different types of standardized vocational tests. (MN)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Counseling Objectives, Counseling Techniques, Disabilities, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Legislation, Educational Opportunities, Employment Opportunities, Federal Legislation, Mainstreaming, Prevocational Education, Program Content, Regional Schools, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, Standardized Tests, Student Evaluation, Test Interpretation, Test Results, Test Selection, Vocational Education, Vocational Evaluation, Vocational Schools
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Dept. of Agricultural and Extension Education.