Work Evaluation and Habituation; Pre- Vocational Training; Job Training, Counseling and Placement of the Culturally Deprived

By Michael Goodman

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, Spring 1968

This piece looks at the Jewish Vocational Service of Miami and its project to assist under-privileged, under-employed, under-educated, and under-trained individuals in attaining gainful employment and to become a part of society again. The project utilized a rehabilitation workshop for an intensive evaluation and pre-vocational training to establish possible job goals and to place the chronically unemployed in on-the-job training situations. The piece found that at least 89.1 percent of the group had at least one primary disability. The piece also affirms that a main disadvantage of the program was the one-year funding which limited the time through which the success of the program can be identified. The piece asserts that the program was successful but because of money issues could not be continued.

Topic: Social Services, Professional Development, Unemployment, Poverty, Social Issues

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 44/No. 3

Page Number(s): 230-235

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Miami, Florida

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Goodman, Michael. Work Evaluation and Habituation; Pre- Vocational Training; Job Training, Counseling and Placement of the Culturally Deprived. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Spring 1968: 230-235. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4607


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