ERIC Number: ED201406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Leadership Program in the Care of Infants and Toddlers: A Training Model. Final Report.
Shigaki, Irene S.; Zorn, Vera
New York University's Leadership Program in the Care of Infants and Toddlers, an interdisciplinary training model, is described in this final report covering the program's three-year grant period from the National Institute of Mental Health. Focusing primarily on training individuals for leadership positions in the area of infant and toddler care, the program incorporates relevant expertise from the departments of Educational Psychology, Nursing Education, Home Economics Education, and Early Childhood and Elementary Education. Brief descriptions of the program's background, rationale, and objectives are followed by an extensive report on the procedures of implementation. Also described are the staff and trainees involved in the program as well as the training activities and assessment procedures used, including the evaluation design, core courses, field work, field visits, field seminars, group projects, goal attainment scaling, assessments of staff, and staff assessments of students. A discussion of the overall findings, the current status of program graduates, and recommendations for the future is presented. The bulk of the report is comprised of appended sample course materials and guidelines. (Author/JA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: New York Univ., NY. School of Education.
Identifiers: Infant Care; Toddlers