ERIC Number: ED316764
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Behavior Management in Work Settings. Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Bulletin. Special Edition. Richard J. Baker Memorial Monograph.
Marr, John N.; Roessier, Richard
Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Bulletin, n2 1986
This monograph presents practical job retention strategies that are appropriate for use by rehabilitation professionals working with disabled individuals. The first section provides an introduction to assessing and enhancing job retention skills. The second section presents a general description of 12 basic behavior modification terms and techniques. The next six sections are organized around six duties critical for retaining work. Material in these sections provides specific applications of the approaches and strategies defined in the second section to work adjustment problems related to the six work duties. The six duties are (1) accepting the work role; (2) responding satisfactorily to change; (3) being a productive worker; (4) monitoring one's own work and work needs; (5) accepting supervision; and (6) working with coworkers. A sample work personality profile and a list of 51 references are included. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Coping, Employment Experience, Employment Potential, Interpersonal Competence, Job Skills, Tenure, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Evaluation, Vocational Rehabilitation, Work Attitudes, Work Environment
Materials Development Center, Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI 54751 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Inst. of Handicapped Research (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association, Washington, DC.