ERIC Number: ED385044
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Vocational Rehabilitation: Preparing for the 21st Century. A Report on the Mary E. Switzer Memorial Seminar (18th, Alexandria, Virginia, September 19-21, 1994). Switzer Seminar Series. Switzer Monograph, 18th Edition.
Perlman, Leonard G., Ed.; Hansen, Carl E., Ed.
This monograph on vocational rehabilitation programs and future directions contains papers from the 1994 Switzer Seminar. Contents are as follows: "State/Federal Program Issues and Trends" (Nell C. Carney); "Consumerism and Choice: Basic Standards for Judging Efforts and Expectations in the Vocational Rehabilitation Process" (Patricia A. Morrissey); "The Information Age: What It Means for Business and Vocational Rehabilitation" (Debra A. Perry); "Vocational Rehabilitation: Preparing for the 21st Century--A Labor Perspective" (Angela Traiforos); "Rehabilitation Education in the 21st Century" (Daniel C. McAlees); "Providers of Rehabilitation Services" (Patrick W. McKenna); "The Role of the Rehabilitation Facility in the 21st Century" (Kenneth J. Shaw); "Women and Vocational Rehabilitation: An Urgent Need for New Directions" (Margaret A. Nosek); "Rehabilitation as a Knowledge Business" (Jon Lundin); "Independent Living and Disability Culture Perspective" (Paul Spooner); and "The Voice of the Special Group" (Ruth Royall Hill). Also included are recommendations from the seminar and reflections of current and retired rehabilitation leaders on the past, present, and future of the field. (Some individual papers contain references.) (SW)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Employed Women, Employment Opportunities, Employment Projections, Employment Services, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Futures (of Society), Independent Living, Job Training, Legal Responsibility, Rehabilitation Programs, Standards, State Programs, Technological Advancement, Trend Analysis, Unions, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Rehabilitation Association, Alexandria, VA.