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ERIC Number: ED228775
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Resource Specialist Training Resources. Volume II.
Brown, Ruth Wharton
Materials for special education resource specialists in California on implementing a team approach and facilitating change are presented as the second of four volumes. The first section includes a description of the resource specialist program; the interaction between the resource specialist and the principal; the roles of the resource specialist, principal, program specialist, and resource specialist aide; and the teamwork responsibilities of the resource specialist and aide. The second section contains a list of conditions that facilitate change; a form for rating readiness for change for six clusters (e.g., accessibility of resources and support, and skill in collaborative group work); a list of reasons that human resources are important to managers; a reading list on self-directed management; a description of A. Maslow's need hierarchy; and management guidelines. Thirteen pages of overhead transparencies are appended. Additional appendices include activities excerpted from "Handbooks of Structured Experiences for Human Relations Training" (Pfeiffer and Jones). These activities include the following topics: communications stress management, group dynamics, closure debriefing, individual differences, communication group processes, communication problem solving, and personal development. Rating forms are included in the activity units. (SEW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.; Sacramento County Office of Education, CA.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Special Education Resource Network.
Note: For related documents, see EC 151 620-622.