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ERIC Number: ED002791
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960
Pages: 588
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A STUDY OF THE STRUCTURE OF ATTITUDES OF PARENTS OF EDUCABLE MENTALLY RETARDED CHILDREN AND A STUDY OF A CHANGE IN ATTITUDE STRUCTURE, VOLUME 1.
FLIEGLER, LOUIS A.; HEBELER, JEAN
ASSESSMENT OF ATTITUDES OF PARENTS OF EDUCABLE MENTALLY RETARDED CHILDREN AND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ALTERING PARENTAL ATTITUDES THROUGH TIME SEQUENCES OF COUNSELING WERE MADE. THE PROJECT STUDIED 60 FATHERS AND 60 MOTHERS WHO WERE DIVIDED INTO 4 GROUPS, EACH GROUP CONSISTING OF 15 FATHERS AND 15 MOTHERS. ONE GROUP SERVED AS THE CONTROL GROUP, ONE GROUP RECEIVED INTENSIVE COUNSELING FOR 1 WEEK, ONE GROUP PARTICIPATED IN COUNSELING ONCE A MONTH FOR A 3-MONTH PERIOD, AND ONE GROUP PARTICIPATED IN COUNSELING FOR A 6-MONTH PERIOD. THE ATTITUDES OF PARENTS INVOLVED IN THE STUDY WERE MEASURED BY ATTITUDE TESTS, INTERVIEWS, AND PERSONALITY TESTS. TESTS WERE ADMINISTERED TO EACH PARENT BEFORE AND AFTER GROUP SESSIONS IN ORDER TO DETERMINE CHANGES IN ATTITUDE. (JL)
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Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Research Inst.
Identifiers: NEW YORK; New York (Syracuse)