ERIC Number: ED093137
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher Education Patterns for Emotionally Handicapped Children in Special School Districts.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. for Handicapped Children.; Pleasantville Union Free School District, NY.
Reported are proceedings of a 3-day special study institute on patterns of teacher education for emotionally handicapped children in the state of New York. Listed are the program schedule and conference participants. Among goals given for the conference are the investigation of specific competencies needed by special education teachers and the suggestion of new patterns of teacher training. Stressed are the needs of the 12 institutional school districts which serve approximately 1,500 students. Presented are recommendations in the following areas: curriculum and materials (such as the provision of early laboratory experiences for students); teaching methodology (with skills to be gained from both college classes and classroom teachers); therapeutic functions (such as the need for self-awareness training for trainees); administrative functions (such as the need for administrators to be familiar with problems of learning in disturbed children); and guidance and vocational functions (such as the establishment of liaison offices between potential employers and residential centers). Also included is the evaluation questionnaire submitted to institute participants. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. for Handicapped Children.; Pleasantville Union Free School District, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York