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ERIC Number: ED103632
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 126
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Widening Horizons: The Teaching Aspect of Homemaker Service: A Guide.
National Council for Homemaker-Home Health Aide Services, New York, NY.
The potential of the teaching aspect of homemaker service, to prevent breakdown and to strengthen individual and family life, presents a challenge to the initiative, creativity, and commitment of homemaker-home health aide and allied services. The guide provides a distillation of practical experiences in the day-to-day delivery of the teaching aspect of homemaker service. The following topics are treated: (1) purposes, teaching skills, examples of the needs of families, the elderly, and the disabled; (2) goals, selection, and evaluative criteria; (3) gaining acceptance, motivating, setting and achieving goals; (4) the role of the professional, selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of the homemaker; (5) the teaching role and responsibilities of the homemaker; (6) administrative aspects; (7) program planning and evaluation, research technology, evaluative criteria; (8) use of community resources; (9) the use of groups, materials, methodology; and (10) special needs, in-service education aids, working with handicapped adults and children. Each chapter includes related reference materials. A guide for teaching, national information source list and a selected bibliography are appended. (MW)
National Council for Homemakers-Home Health Aide Services, Inc., 67 Irving Place, New York, New York 10003 ($4.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Aging (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Lois and Samuel Silberman Fund, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: National Council for Homemaker-Home Health Aide Services, New York, NY.