Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Career Development for Low-Income Youth: A Curriculum
by Easdale, Eliza Jane, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2019, 96; 13859490
Abstract (Summary)

The intent of this curriculum is to help support and guide low-income youths entering the job market. Its objectives are for students to: a) to learn effective methods of finding work, b) to develop skills necessary for job maintenance and advancement, c) to gain knowledge on workers’ rights and the laws that guarantee these rights, and d) to learn the various ways they can protect these rights on an individual and societal level. This curriculum encompasses presentations, group and individual activities, and group discussions. A core point of the curriculum is the empowerment of youth to take on the job market and protect their rights.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Santhiveeran, Janaki
Commitee: Kim, Mimi, Ranney, Molly
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work, School of
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 81/1(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Social work, Curriculum development, Vocational education
Keywords: Curriculum development, Job development, Labor laws, Low-income, Workers' rights, Youth
Publication Number: 13859490
ISBN: 9781085558785
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