ERIC Number: ED345398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Training of Direct Service Staff.
Wallace, Teri, Ed.; And Others
IMPACT, v5 n1 Spr 1992
This newsletter theme issue features articles on training of direct service staff working with persons with developmental disabilities in employment, education, and residential settings. The articles examine job training, delivery systems, training models, and implications of current approaches. The newsletter includes three articles presenting the perspectives of parents, persons with developmental disabilities, and direct service staff. Articles have the following titles and authors: "Training Challenges for the 1990s" (Teri Wallace and David R. Johnson); "Direct Service Training: Enhancing Quality through Core Competencies" (Amy Hewitt); "A View from the Inside: Direct Service Staff Discuss Training" (Sheryl A. Larson); "Parents Speak Out about Staff Training Needs"; "Respect: What Consumers Want from Direct Care Staff" (Michol Ann Jensen); "Training for Impact" (Torry Piazza Templeman and Joyce M. Peters); "Training for Paraprofessionals in Educational Settings: A National Perspective" (Anna Lou Pickett); "Training of Educational Paraprofessionals: A Success Story" (Andrea Upin et al.); "Vocational Direct Service Staff: A New Training Frontier" (William E. Kiernan and Orv C. Karan); "Creating the Right Conditions for Learning" (Jim McCaul); "Training for Personnel in Residential and Community Services" (Bob Prouty); "Competency Based Training in Action"; "From Vision to Reality: The UAP (University Affiliated Programs) Role in Training of Direct Service Staff" (Karen L. Middendorf); "The North Dakota Statewide MR/DD (mental retardation/developmental disabilities) Staff Training Program" (Demetrious Vassiliou); "Impact of North Dakota's Statewide Training: A Provider's Critique" (Mike Haring and Deb Johnson); and "Cooperative Training Efforts: A County Board and Community College" (Jeffrey J. Bassin and Marlene Hanks). A 20-item resource list of organizations and newsletters, resource guides, manuals, journal articles and books are also included. A list of the members of the National Outreach Training Directors' Council of the American Association of University Affiliated Programs is attached. (DB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Community Programs, Competency Based Education, Cooperative Programs, Delivery Systems, Developmental Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Education, Mental Retardation, Models, Paraprofessional Personnel, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Parent Attitudes, Participant Satisfaction, Postsecondary Education, Residential Programs, Staff Development, State Programs, Training Methods, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.; Syracuse Univ., NY. Center on Human Policy.; Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul. Special Education Section.; National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. on Community Integration.; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Research and Training Center on Residential Services and Community Living.
Identifiers: North Dakota