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Manpower, 1974
Descriptors: Community Development, Community Programs, Community Services, Economic Change
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Journal of Employment Counseling, 1974
Describes the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973 which provides a new and up-to-date charter for manpower programs. It decentralizes and decategorizes numerous programs authorized under the Manpower Development and Training Act and under title I of the Economic Opportunity Act. (Author/PC)
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Federal Legislation, Job Training, Labor Force Development
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Leach, James A. – Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 1979
A comparative study of Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) students, special needs students, and office occupations students on attainment of occupational survival skills and career attitudes maturity found that CETA students have attained a greater level of occupational survival skills than both cooperative office occupations and…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Comparative Analysis, High School Students, Individual Development
Wurzburg, Gregory – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1980
Discusses how the Youth Employment and Demonstrations Project Act (YEDPA) communicates with local school systems. The dropout issue has been one point of conflict. CETA agencies tend to blame the school systems, and school administrators argue that CETA is a way by which people who have left the system can return. (CT)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Dropouts, Employment Programs, School Districts
Wegmann, Robert G. – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1980
The author argues that market churning in good and bad times alike assures that most job searches will ultimately be successful. But many of these jobs--and thus the success of the job search--are very temporary. Just how much is gained by improving job search success is subject to question. (CT)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs, Employment Services
Hien, Nguyen Van; Atz, Mark – Journal of Refugee Resettlement, 1981
Provides an overview of U.S. Department of Labor efforts for refugees. Explores ways that agencies serving refugees can enter the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act system at the level of service delivery or policymaking. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Employment Services, Federal Programs, Job Training
Arbeiter, Solomon – New Directions for Continuing Education, 1981
The author examines current career counseling services for adults and explores further possibilities utilizing computers and view screens. Programs discussed include CETA counseling, educational brokering, and career education delivery systems. He also describes a typical assessment process. (Editor/CT)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Counseling Services
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Sawhney, Pawan K.; And Others – Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1982
This study analyzes the effectiveness of CETA skill training programs in Boston, using three techniques not often employed in such evaluation studies--a comparison group, multiple regressions incorporating an unusually large number of explanatory variables, and an examination of the effects of differences in the type of skill training provided.…
Descriptors: Employment Patterns, Fringe Benefits, Job Skills, Job Training
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Brannam, Donald L. – Journal of Career Education, 1981
Presents a model for linking CETA with vocational education to implement entrepreneurship at the local level. Discusses staff responsibilities, the entrepreneurship lab, and a project evaluation. (CT)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Programs, Coordination, Program Evaluation
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Reagles, Susan A. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 1981
Reviews the economic issues related to hiring the handicapped and includes information for employers regarding insurance rates, attendance rates, production levels, and job-accommodation issues, as well as potential financial benefits from tax credits, federal funding of Projects With Industry, and the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act.…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Attendance Patterns, Disabilities, Economic Factors
Luby, Robert R. – Journal of Physical Education and Recreation, 1980
According to a report from Detroit, physical education programs generally seem to benefit more from federal legislation concerning equal educational opportunity than do academic programs, although both are visibly affected by the government mandates. (LH)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Civil Rights, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities
Williams, Lea E. – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1979
Youth initiatives at four predominantly Black colleges are examined. Generally, Black institutions, it was found, lack available personnel to read and decipher complex CETA regulations; tend to remain clear of local political maneuvering; and are rarely sought out by local CETA delivery systems. (CT)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Business Education, Delivery Systems, Federal Regulation
Ginzberg, Eli – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1979
The author outlines what has been learned from the Private Sector Initiative Program thus far. Though extensive evaluation is still under way, Ginzberg feels that there is proof that the program is working. He recommends expansion on an already well-established base. (CT)
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Employment Programs, Federal Programs, Government Role
Holder, Todd; And Others – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1979
The experience of CETA in the Genesee Intermediate School District was examined to see what factors help youth make the transition from school to work. It was found that age and sex do not make a difference in success rates. The more training, the greater the success in job placement. (CT)
Descriptors: Career Planning, Disadvantaged Youth, Education Work Relationship, Job Placement
Harrison, Haskel D., II; And Others – Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, 1979
It was found that in Memphis there are major differences in how CETA professional staff perceive the goals of the program participants and in how these participants perceive their own goals. To get better CETA programs of any type, the authors recommend that more input be sought from the clients. (CT)
Descriptors: Economic Development, Individual Development, Professional Personnel, Program Evaluation
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