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ERIC Number: ED012985
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-May
Pages: 104
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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ROLE OF THE COTTAGE PERSONNEL IN RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES.
American Association on Mental Deficiency, Washington, DC.; National Association for Retarded Children, New York, NY.
FOCUSING ON THE COTTAGE ATTENDANT AS AN EDUCATOR AND REHABILITATOR IN RESIDENTIAL CENTERS, THESE NINE PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE 89TH MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MENTAL DEFICIENCY IN JUNE 1965 DISCUSS TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR ATTENDANTS AND SUPERVISORS OF ATTENDANTS. OBJECTIVES AND TECHNIQUES FROM THE COLUMBUS STATE SCHOOL (OHIO) AND THE PINEHURST STATE SCHOOL (LOUISIANA) ARE CITED AND INTERRELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN WARD PERSONNEL AND PROFESSIONAL STAFF ARE EXAMINED. A SURVEY MADE AT THE RAINIER SCHOOL (WASHINGTON) AND THE FIRCREST SCHOOL (WASHINGTON) REPORT COUNSELOR ATTITUDES TOWARD DUTIES AND RELATIONSHIPS TO PARENTS. AVAILABLE RESOURCES FOR THE STUDY AND ESTABLISHMENT OF INSERVICE TRAINING PROGRAMS THROUGH NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS, PROCEDURES USED FOR REVIEW OF GRANT APPLICATIONS, AND SUGGESTIONS FOR THOSE APPLYING FOR GRANTS ARE OUTLINED. THE ATTENDANT COUNSELOR TRAINING PROGRAM AT THE COLORADO STATE HOME AND TRAINING SCHOOL (WHEAT RIDGE) IS DISCUSSED IN TERMS OF GROWTH, CONTENT OF PROGRAM, AND AN EVALUATION. A 27-PAGE OUTLINE OF TOPICS AND TEACHING METHODS IS PRESENTED. EVALUATION OF THE PROGRAM WAS CONDUCTED BY MEANS OF A QUESTIONNAIRE. RATINGS OF TOPICS IN THE TRAINING PROGRAM ARE PRESENTED ALONG WITH PLANNED CHANGES. REFERENCE LISTS OR BIBLIOGRAPHIES ACCOMPANY SEVERAL OF THE ARTICLES. (CF)
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Authoring Institution: American Association on Mental Deficiency, Washington, DC.; National Association for Retarded Children, New York, NY.
Identifiers: COLORADO; Columbus State School OH; E R JOHNSTONE CENTER; NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH; SOUTHERN REGIONAL EDUCATION BOARD