ERIC Number: ED280231
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Enhancing Transition from School to the Workplace for Handicapped Youth: Personnel Preparation Implications. Papers from Four Conferences (1984-1985).
Chadsey-Rusch, Janis, Ed.; Hanley-Maxwell, Cheryl, Ed.
Presented originally at four conferences (held during 1984-1985), the 12 invited papers contained in this document were part of a federally funded project, the National Network for Professional Development in Vocational Special Education. Project objectives included training of teacher educators in employment preparation for the handicapped, particularly the transition of handicapped youth from school to the workplace; dissemination of innovative personnel development models and materials; and facilitation of collaboration among teacher educators and state and local personnel in personnel development programs. Papers have the following titles and authors: "OSERS Programming for the Transition of Youth With Disabilities: Bridges from School to Working Life" (M. Will); "Transition for Handicapped Youth from School to Work (P. Wehman); "A Model for Enhancing the Transition of Mildly Handicapped Youth into Postsecondary Vocational Education" (J. Brown); "Vocational Education's Role in the Transition of Handicapped Persons" (C. Conaway); "Implications for Inservice Training for Vocational Teacher Educators in the Transition Process" (L. West); "Implications for Preservice Training for Vocational Teacher Educators in the Transition Process" (L. Parrish); "A Model for Providing Comprehensive Transitional Services: The Role of Special Education" (D. Brolin); "Inservice Training Implications for Teacher Educators in Special Education in the Transition Process" (L. West); "Preservice Implications for Secondary Special Education: Preparing Teachers to Enhance the Transition Effort" (G. Weisenstein); "Transition from School to Work" (R. Switzer); "Transition Services for Young Adults with Severe Disabilities: Professional Roles and Implications for Inservice Training" (J. Everson et al.); and "Preservice Implications for Delivering Effective Transitional Services in Vocational Rehabilitation" (R. McDaniel). Discussion summaries follow each group of papers and a final reaction to the papers by J. Chadsey-Rusch, "Roles and Responsibilities in the Transition Process: Concluding Thoughts," concludes the collection. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Inservice Teacher Education, Mild Disabilities, Models, Preservice Teacher Education, Secondary Education, Severe Disabilities, Special Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Educator Education, Transitional Programs, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Coll. of Education.
Note: A product of the National Network for Professional Development in Vocational Special Education.