ERIC Number: ED392207
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Training School Guidance Counselors and Rehabilitation Counselors To Provide Transition Services for Individuals with Disabilities. Final Report.
Coombe, Ed; Friedland, Billie
This final report describes activities and achievements of a federally supported 3-year program to train school guidance counselors and rehabilitation counselors to provide transition services for students with disabilities. The report is organized around the program's five goals: (1) develop, refine, and implement a training program to develop competencies of school and rehabilitation counselors (S&RC) in transition areas; (2) provide an externship for S&RC trainees to apply and demonstrate newly acquired competencies; (3) measure the impact of the training program on services for students with disabilities in West Virginia; (4) disseminate information, results of developed procedures, program model, program evaluation, and activities of those who completed the program; and (5) internalize the program into the college's graduate offerings. Ninety-one participants were served in the program. Appendices offer an excerpt from a transition practicum checklist, the program advisory committee, samples of responses to the transition evaluation survey, a flyer, and a listing of transition references and resources. Contains 170 references and 32 organizational resources. (DB)
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Graduate Study, Inservice Education, Postsecondary Education, Professional Education, Program Development, Rehabilitation Counseling, School Counselors, Secondary Education, Transitional Programs, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: West Virginia Univ., Morgantown. Dept. of Special Education.
Identifiers: West Virginia University
Note: Support also received from the West Virginia University Research Corp.