ERIC Number: ED069717
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Publication Date: 1971
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Balthazar Scales of Adaptive Behavior for the Profoundly and Severely Mentally Retarded. A System for Program Evaluation and Development. Section 1: The Scales of Functional Independence. Part Four: Workshop and Training Manual.
Balthazar, Earl E.
This manual discusses general training procedures and describes the workshop method for the functional independence scales of the Balthazar Scales of Adaptive Behavior (BSAB). General training procedures include guidelines for self-instruction for the professional or assistant, instructor and special equipment required. The suggested workshop program outline includes a general introduction to Section 1 (the functional independence scales) of the BSAB, specific programs to follow for the Eating, Dressing, and Toileting scales, and a comprehensive survey of administering, scoring, and purpose of these scales. Rater agreement, use of motion picture films and audiovisual tapes, application of reliability data for training purposes, and rater agreement and reliability coefficients from Eating, Dressing, and Toileting scale studies are also included. (JS)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Eating Habits, Guidelines, Guides, Handicapped Children, Independent Study, Institutionalized Persons, Measurement Instruments, Mental Retardation, Performance Factors, Performance Tests, Professional Personnel, Program Development, Scoring, Self Care Skills, Task Performance, Test Reliability, Testing
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