ERIC Number: ED346334
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Implementation of the JOBS Program in Ohio: A Process Study. Third Annual Report.
Lewis, Morgan V.; Kurth, Paula K.
This third annual report describes implementation of the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills (JOBS) program in Ohio. Part I is a synthesis of findings, conclusions, and recommendations based on information obtained in 15 demonstration counties. Chapter 1 provides background on historical development of assistance programs in the United States and Ohio. Chapter 2 describes enrollment, orientation, and assessment procedures. Information from the first 2 years of the study is incorporated to show changes in the processes; reasons for changes are discussed. Chapter 3 considers relationships between JOBS programs and agencies with which these programs cooperate. It is organized by the major components to which clients can be assigned. Other sections discuss employers' experiences hiring JOBS participants and examine relationships between JOBS and the Job Training Partnership Act. Chapter 4 presents conclusions and recommendations. Part II presents summary descriptions of the implementation of the JOBS program in the 15 counties. Each summary describes major characteristics of the county; structure of the program together with changes that occurred in structure or staffing from the prior visit; and enrollment, orientation, and assessment procedures and factors that are considered when assigning clients to components. Each major component of the JOBS program is discussed, the nature of the relationships between JOBS and the cooperating agencies is addressed, and those features of the implementation in that county that had the most lasting impact on project staff's perceptions of the county are highlighted. (YLB)
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Programs, Formative Evaluation, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Vocational Education, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Services, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Human Services, Columbus.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.; Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Aid to Families with Dependent Children