Beyond High School: Transition From School to Work / Edition 1

Beyond High School: Transition From School to Work / Edition 1

by Frank R. Rusch, Janis Chadsey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534344321

ISBN-13: 9780534344320

Pub. Date: 12/15/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This edited text contains 18 articles concerning the preparation of special education students for the transition from school to adulthood. The course focuses on practical ways to make special needs students functional in community and employment situations.

Overview

This edited text contains 18 articles concerning the preparation of special education students for the transition from school to adulthood. The course focuses on practical ways to make special needs students functional in community and employment situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534344320
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/15/1997
Series:
Special Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Forward. Preface. PART A: INTRODUCTION TO TRANSITION. 1. Characteristics of Youth and Young Adults. 2. Emerging Transition Best Practices. 3. School to Work Transition: Overview of Disability Legislation. 4. Dropout Prevention and Special Services. 5. Vocational Education: Emerging Vocationalism. 6. Career Development, School to Work Transition, and Diversity: An Ecological Approach. 7. Foundations for a School-to-Work System that Serves All Students. PART B: TRANSITION PLANNING AND INVOLVEMENT IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS. 8. Implementing a Transition Perspective of Education. 9. Student-Involvement in Transition Planning and Program Implementation. 10. Families: The Heart of Transition. 11. Student Assessment and Evaluation. 12. Building Statewide Transition Services Through Collaborative Interagency Teamwork. 13. The Personal Career Plan: A Person Centered Approach to Vocational Evaluation and Career Planning. 14. School-Sponsored Work Experience and Vocational Instruction. 15. Supporting the Transition from School to Adult Life. 16. Postsecondary Education. 17. Moving Towards Social Inclusion in Employment and Postsecondary School Settings. 18. Transition: A Stimulus for Change.

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