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ERIC Number: ED012859
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 34
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PROGRAM TO TRAIN TRADE UNIONISTS AND CAA STAFF WORKERS AS COMMUNITY ACTION TRAINERS, CURRICULUM AND SCHEDULE.
EIGER, NORMAN
OBJECTIVES OF THE TEN-DAY RESIDENTIAL TRAINING PROGRAM HELD IN JUNE 1967 WERE--TO UNDERSTAND THE ROLE OF THE TRAINER, TO DEVELOP SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE IN WORKING WITH GROUPS AND IN IMPLEMENTING COMMUNITY ACTION TRAINING PROGRAMS, TO HEIGHTEN SELF-AWARENESS, TO LEARN TO APPLY FORCE FIELD ANALYSIS TO PROBLEM SOLVING, TO INTERPRET LABOR'S POSITION IN SOCIAL PROGRAMS, TO INVESTIGATE ANTI-POVERTY LEGISLATION AND CAUSES OF POVERTY, AND TO TEST NEW METHODS OF TRAINING NONPROFESSIONALS AS TRAINERS. THE CURRICULUM WAS TO INCLUDE GROUP DISCUSSION, FILMS, ROLE PLAYING, AND ANALYSES OF DECISION MAKING AND PROGRAM EVALUATION AND REVIEW TECHNIQUES. VISITS TO MANPOWER PROJECTS WERE PLANNED, AND SESSIONS ON RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND RESOURCES, ON THE NATURE OF STATE GOVERNMENTS' POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC POWER, AND ON THE ROLE OF LABOR IN IMPROVING URBAN HOUSING AND EDUCATION AND IN CIVIL RIGHTS. PARTICIPANTS WERE TO EVALUATE THE TRAINING PROGRAM. AS A FINAL EXERCISE EACH PARTICIPANT WOULD ORGANIZE THE PROJECT HE PLANNED TO IMPLEMENT WITHIN HIS COMMUNITY. THE RESIDENTIAL PHASE OF THE PROGRAM WAS TO BE FOLLOWED BY BI-WEEKLY, STRUCTURED, ALL-DAY SEMINARS IN WHICH FIELD PROJECT EXPERIENCES WOULD BE REVIEWED. (AJ)
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Identifiers: NEW JERSEY COMMUNITY ACTION TRAINING INSTITUTE; Rutgers the State University NJ