ERIC Number: ED351466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Coping with Pressures from Significant Others. Single Parent/Homemaker Project. Final Report.
Lewis, Elaine; And Others
This document provides a rationale for developing in adults enrolled in education and training reentry programs the skills to cope with pressures from their "significant others." It also includes instructional activities designed to develop those skills. The first four sections of the report provide an overview, a literature review, a booklet introduction, and some tips on getting started. The instructional activities are described in the next five sections, entitled respectively: "The Process of Change,""Identifying Significant Others,""Examining Ourselves,""Building Skills to Help Cope with Pressures from Significant Others," and "Social Support." For each activity, the title, goal, time estimate, needed materials, required preparation, and a description of the activity are provided. The following materials are included: sets of discussion questions; lecturettes for the trainer to deliver; questionnaires for students; instructions for conducting role plays; and pencil and paper exercises for reentry program students to complete. Appendices contain the following: a list of questions asked during phone interviews conducted prior to the development of activities; a questionnaire reentry students were asked to complete; and flyer aimed at recruiting reentry students for a peer support group. Twenty-nine references are listed. (CML)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Office of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Northern Kentucky Univ., Highland Heights.