Brotherhood of St Laurence

Personal Support Programme evaluation : interim report

By: Perkins, Daniel | Brotherhood of St Laurence
Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2005Description: viii, 55 p. : illSubject(s): Disabled Employment | Disabled Pensions | Welfare Recipients Employment | Employment Agencies | Vocational Rehabilitation | Evaluation | Workforce Barriers | Case Management | Disadvantaged Groups | DisabilityDDC classification: 331.128 PER Online Resources: Electronic copy
List(s) this item appears in: BSL Research reports | Disability - BSL | Disability - employment | Disability & employment (BSL)
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Bibliography: p. 52-55 INTO AND OUT OF WORK

The aim of this study is to evaluate how well the Personal Support Programme (PSP) enables people with multiple non-vocational barriers to achieve economic and/or social outcomes. Interim findings suggest that PSP is a crucial and well-designed program for assisting some of the most disadvantaged job seekers, but that several factors reduce its effectiveness notably, inadequate funding to help clients access services such as education and counselling to overcome barriers. While PSP s recognition that some participants are unable to engage in employment-related activities before addressing personal barriers is vital, the lack of appropriate employment assistance integrated with personal support is an unfortunate limitation for those participants who feel ready to look for work.

PSP_interim_report.pdf

Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Brotherhood of St Laurence
Research report 331.128 PER (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 301185
Book BSL Archives
Research report 2005.44 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Not for loan ARB12292

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