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ERIC Number: ED012858
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jun
Pages: 39
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FOCUS--TRAINING, ANNUAL INSTITUTE FOR THE AGING (2D, BOSTON, APRIL 21, 1967).
COHEN, DEBORAH B.
THIS INSTITUTE, SPONSORED BY THE UNITED COMMUNITY SERVICES OF METROPOLITAN BOSTON, THE MASSACHUSETTS COMMISSION ON AGING, AND THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY COUNCIL OF GERONTOLOGY, FOCUSED ON RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING OF TRAINERS WHO COULD BE AVAILABLE TO AGENCIES AND INSTITUTIONS FOR TRAINING PERSONNEL WORKING WITH THE AGING. ONE CONFERENCE PAPER DISCUSSED VARIOUS ELEMENTS AND DIMENSIONS OF THE TRAINING PROCESS. ANOTHER DESCRIBED A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR SOCIAL SERVICE AIDES (SUB-PROFESSIONALS) AT THE BOSTON CENTRE FOR OLDER AMERICANS. THE THIRD PRESENTATION DESCRIBED RECENT AND CURRENT HEALTH SERVICES TRAINING EFFORTS IN MASSACHUSETTS, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW YORK, AND DELAWARE. BASIC RESPECT FOR OLDER PERSONS AND THEIR CAPACITIES, APPRECIATION OF THE SOCIOECONOMIC INFLUENCES ON AGING, BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE LEARNING PROCESS AND OF TRAINEE CHARACTERISTICS, CLEAR PROGRAM OBJECTIVES, DUE ATTENTION TO ALL ASPECTS OF PLANNING (SUBJECT AREA, FUNCTIONS, FORMAT, METHODS, LEVEL OF TRAINING, PROGRAM LENGTH), SYSTEMATIC EVALUATION AND FEEDBACK, CLOSE INTERACTION WITH TRAINEES, AND KNOWLEDGE OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES WERE SEEN AS VITAL IN IMPARTING SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE FOR EFFECTIVE INDIVIDUAL, GROUP, AND COMMUNITY SERVICE. (THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES A LIST OF PARTICIPANTS AND PROGRAM SPEAKERS, AND FOUR REFERENCES.) (LY)
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Identifiers: DELAWARE; MASSACHUSETTS; Massachusetts (Boston); NEW HAMPSHIRE; NEW YORK