ERIC Number: ED344078
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Mar-15
Health Care Industry. Workforce & Workplace Literacy Series.
BCEL Brief, n4 Mar 1991
This brief gives an overview of the topic of workplace literacy in the health care industry and lists program contacts. The following 35 organizations operate basic skills upgrading programs for health care workers: American Hospital Association; Chinese American Civic Association; Massachusetts Department of Employment and Training; BostonWorks; Continuing Education Institute; Consortium for Worker Education; Health and Hospital Workers Union District Council 1199; Service Employees International Union Local 144; City University of New York; Patient Learning Associates; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Boston Private Industry Council; University of New England; Division of Adult Education and Literacy, U.S. Department of Education; Kanawha County Adult Basic Education Program (West Virginia); National Cancer Institute; Push Literacy Action Now; Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas City; Washington Hospital Center; Brigham and Women's Hospital; Children's Hospital (Washington, D.C.); Greater Southeast Community Hospital; PAVE, The Education and Training Foundation; Middlesex Community College; New Mexico State University; Philadelphia Hospital and Health Care District 1199C; American Optometric Association; University of Arizona; Center for Literacy; Lafayette Adult Reading Academy; Long Island University; Clara Maass Medical Center; Massachusetts Department of Health and Hospitals; New York State Psychiatric Institute; and University of New Mexico. Each listing may include the following: organization name, acronym, program description, address, and telephone number. Nine annotated references are included. (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Grants, Health Occupations, Hospitals, Job Skills, Job Training, National Organizations, Program Development, Technical Assistance, Workplace Literacy
Business Council for Effective Literacy, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, 35th Floor, New York, NY 10020 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Business Council for Effective Literacy, New York, NY.