ERIC Number: ED420816
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Graduation, Reality, and Dual-Role Skills (GRADS). Occupational Competency Analysis Profile.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab.
GRADS (Graduation, Reality, and Dual-Role Skills) is an in-school instructional and intervention program for pregnant teens and young parents. Its objectives are to help these students remain in school through graduation, have healthy pregnancies and healthy babies, learn practical parenting and child-development skills, gain an orientation to work, set goals toward balancing work and family, and reduce subsequent pregnancies. This Occupational Competency Analysis Profile (OCAP) lists the competencies GRADS students need to achieve to meet the program objectives. The competency list is organized in two types of units. Unit 0 covers 4 process skills that are considered essential to competence in work and family life and that cut across all the content areas in units 1-9: managing work and family responsibilities; applying the problem-solving process; relating to others in positive ways; and assuming leadership roles in family and society. Units 1-9 reflect the content areas most critical for the skill development of pregnant or parenting teens: (1) self-formation; (2) pregnancy, wellness, and prenatal care; (3) postpartum and neonatal care; (4) parenting; (5) enhancing child development; (6) creation of a healthy, safe environment; (7) relationships and social support systems; (8) economic independence; and (9) employability. A list of the members of the verification panels is included in the guide. (KC)
Descriptors: Child Development, Competence, Competency Based Education, Dropout Prevention, Employment Potential, Entry Workers, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Parenthood Education, Parenting Skills, Pregnancy, Pregnant Students, Prenatal Care, Secondary Education, Unwed Mothers
Vocational Instructional Materials Lab, Center on Education and Training for Employment, The Ohio State University, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (catalog no. OCAP-37R, $10).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio