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Watson, Bernardine H. – 1992
This interim report documents early experiences with recruitment, retention, service delivery, and establishment of links with employment/training and child support enforcement agencies for participants in the first year of a young unwed fathers program; and presents a profile of the 228 young fathers who had enrolled in the program by the end of…
Descriptors: Black Youth, Disadvantaged Youth, Employment Opportunities, Fathers
Department of Justice, Washington, DC. – 1991
This handbook's aim is to provide information and assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to people with disabilities, businesses, and the affected public. The handbook contains annotated regulations for titles I, II, and III; resources for obtaining additional assistance; and several appendixes of supplementary information.…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, DC. – 1992
This manual and resource directory aims to help employers, other entities, and persons with disabilities learn about their obligations and rights under the employment provisions of Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The manual provides guidance on the application of legal requirements established in the statute and in…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities
Akridge, Robert L. – 1992
"Jobs Rally" is a community event that can be coordinated by a human service program or institution to help communities become more responsive to the independent living and career development needs of people with severe disabilities. This manual outlines how to conduct a jobs rally. The manual begins with a very brief four-step community…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Development, Community Action, Community Development
National Governors' Association, Washington, DC. – 1992
Designed to guide preschool reform efforts and stimulate widespread interest and involvement, this publication calls for statewide, systemic reform to provide a continuum of community-based, family-centered, prevention-oriented services to children and their families. The publication begins by identifying the factors that enhance school readiness.…
Descriptors: Child Health, Disadvantaged Youth, Economic Impact, Educational Benefits
Bert, Cynthia Rowntree Greene; Bert, Minnie – 1992
Aimed at professionals and community members interested in program development, this paper presents an overview of issues in Native American education and counseling. A section on culture discusses similarities among Native world views and social behavior that are at odds with White values and behaviors. A section on Native American education…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indians, Classroom Techniques
Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing. Office for the Education of Homeless Children and Homeless Youth. – 1991
This manual is designed to be used to acquaint Michigan State school and community members with provisions and requirements of the Steward B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Amendments Act of 1990. This act authorizes local and intermediate school districts to use competitive funding and to implement innovative laws, policies, and procedures that…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Affirmative Action, Agency Role, Board of Education Role
National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc. – 1989
Twenty exemplary substance abuse prevention programs are presented in this document. These programs are included: (1) Tuba City, Arizona, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Prevention Program; (2) Chemical Addiction Course, University of Arkansas; (3) "Teens Are Concerned" of Arkansas; (4) "Dare to be You of Colorado"; (5) Winyan…
Descriptors: Adults, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Elementary School Students
Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver. – 1992
This report provides descriptive information on ethnic diversity in enrollment, degrees granted, undergraduate applicants, and employment in Colorado public institutions of postsecondary education for the years 1986 to 1990. Most of the report was compiled from information provided by institutions through a Student Unit-Record Data System. Ethnic…
Descriptors: Access to Education, American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks
Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services, Inc., Clearwater, FL. – 1991
Developed by the Gulf Coast Jewish Family Service, this handbook describes the Adopt-a-Grandchild Program, which matches older volunteers with children in need of adult guidance. The handbook is divided into the following sections: (1) program description; (2) guidelines for professional volunteers; (3) a job description for volunteers; (4)…
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, At Risk Persons, Child Welfare, Children
North Carolina Univ., Greensboro. School of Education. – 1992
This document provides information designed to help businesses increase their involvement in supporting children and families. The first of three chapters discusses the impact of social changes on the work force, and lists benefits that accrue to businesses and families when businesses institute policies that support employees' families. The…
Descriptors: Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Employer Employee Relationship, Employer Supported Day Care
Minnesota State Dept. of Health, Minneapolis. Services for Children with Handicaps. – 1991
This booklet contains guidelines to help families coordinate health care of a child with asthma. The first section provides general information covering what asthma is, the signs and symptoms of asthma, effects of asthma, and the use and effects of various medications. A section on health care focuses on the use of the Family Centered Health Care…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Asthma, Child Development, Children
Minnesota State Dept. of Health, Minneapolis. Services for Children with Handicaps. – 1990
This booklet contains guidelines to help families coordinate health care of a child with diabetes. The first section provides general information covering what diabetes mellitus-Type I is, the symptoms of diabetes, causes of Type I diabetes, and effects of diabetes. A section on health care focuses on the membership and functions of the Family…
Descriptors: Child Development, Children, Chronic Illness, Developmental Stages
Cross, John – 1990
This discussion paper, which addresses the abuse of children in residential establishments, is presented in outline form and includes comments and contributions from a wide range of professionals working in various settings. An introduction notes the reported increase in sexual abuse of children in institutions, a variety of proposed monitoring…
Descriptors: Accountability, Child Abuse, Child Welfare, Compliance (Legal)
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1991
As part of a series of field hearings across the nation on the reauthorization of the Higher Education of 1965, the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education met in Pleasant Hill, California, to hear testimony specifically on access to education for children of lower and middle class families in California. Discussed were the rising cost of higher…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Bound Students, College Students, Community Colleges
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