ERIC Number: ED028237
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Summer Experience In Occupational Therapy. Manual For Organizing A Program.
Neuhaus, Barbara E.
The manual is designed to serve as a comprehensive guide for curriculum directors or state affiliated associations interested in setting up summer experience programs through which students above the age of 16 participate in an occupational therapy department as "apprentice staff members." Separate sections deal with the following details: (1) selecting geographic areas for source and placement of students, (2) contacting educational institutions, (3) formulating a calendar for program organization and implementation, (4) developing a letter requesting appointment with school contact person, (5) making the first visit to the school, (6) presenting the program to students, (7) processing applications, (8) interviewing students, (9) notifying students of acceptance, (10) organizing the orientation meeting, (11) planning the summer experience assignment, (12) implementing the midpoint evaluation, (13) organizing the final evaluation meeting, (14) accepting final reports and written assignment, (15) implementing follow-up, and (16) administering the program, including selecting schools, placing students, and financing, publicizing and evaluating the program. Exhibits include examples of letters, fact sheets, and forms. (JK)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Occupational Therapy Association, Rockville, MD.