ERIC Number: ED031589
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Jan
Reference Count: 0
An Introductory Guide to Training Neighborhood Residents in Comprehensive Health Services Programs.
Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC. Community Action Program.
This guide for the development of training programs to prepare neighborhood residents to function as staff members in Comprehensive Health Services Projects is organized into an introduction and nine other sections. "A Special Training Program" discusses jobs and careers, learning style, practice, and basic skills. "Planning for the Training Program" discusses the development of job categories and assessment of community resources. "Recruitment and Selection" suggests approaches, emphasizes the importance of the recruitment of men, and considers the relevance of previous educational achievement. "Training Program" covers the phases of training: orientation, core training, skill training, on-the-job training, remediation, and counseling. "Schedules" discusses sequencing and integrating program phases and determining program length. "Training Supplements" discusses curriculum development and provisions for feedback. "Structure of the Training Program" discusses composition of the training staff and other resources for training such as other federal programs and colleges and universities. "Orientation of Professional Staff" treats content and approaches for inservice education. "Upward Mobility" discusses developing rungs in the career ladder and securing advanced training outside the center. (JK)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Agency Cooperation, Allied Health Occupations Education, Attendants, Community Health Services, Coordination, Educational Programs, Guidelines, Indigenous Personnel, Occupational Mobility, Program Content, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Guides, Recruitment, Work Experience Programs
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Authoring Institution: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC. Community Action Program.