U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Employment and Training Administration
Washington, D. C. 20210

CLASSIFICATION

JPTA

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TP

ISSUE DATE

Oct. 28, l993

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

Continuing

DIRECTIVE : TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION NOTICE NO. 19-93
 
TO : ALL STATE JTPA LIAISONS
ALL STATE WAGNER-PEYSER ADMINISTERING AGENCIES
 
FROM : BARBARA ANN FARMER
Administrator
for Regional Management
 
SUBJECT : New DOL Report -- Finding One's Way: Career Guidance for Disadvantaged Youth

  1. Purpose. To notify the States of the availability of a new publication -- Finding One's Way: Career Guidance for Disadvantaged Youth. The report was prepared for ETA by Public/Private Ventures (P/PV), of Philadelphia.

  2. Background. Finding One's Way addresses: (1) the essential elements of career guidance: (2) the potential benefits of such guidance, particularly for JTPA-eligible youth; (3) current career guidance services and how they reach JTPA youth; and (4) implications for future DOL initiatives in light of new JTPA legislation and regulations. It summarizes four exemplary youth programs and includes an extensive bibliography.

    The report is one of several products resulting from the ETA-funded Youth Research and Technical Assistance Program, the prime contractor for which is Brandeis University, of Waltham, MA. P/PV is the subcontractor.

  3. Action Required. Please distribute the reports to appropriate officials within the State.

  4. Inquiries. Direct inquiries to Aida Hilliard (202) 219-7664 or to the appropriate ETA Regional Administrator.

  5. Separate Cover. Bulk supplies of the report.

 

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