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ERIC Number: EJ363220
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Employment in Care-Giving Jobs for Mentally Disabled Young Adults: A Feasibility Study.
Jones, Michael L.; And Others
Journal of Employment Counseling, v24 n3 p122-29 Sep 1987
Examined feasibility of employing mildly mentally retarded persons as caregivers. Observers rated competence of two female trainees in a day care center. Suggests caregiving may be a feasible employment option for some mentally retarded persons with appropriate training and placement, and advocates further research on screening and on the benefits of such jobs. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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