ERIC Number: ED182052
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Orientation to EPSDT: Trainee Workbook. Problem Solving in EPSDT: Training Guide B.
Overberger, Carla; And Others
These guides provide orientation and advanced training for Medicaid's Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) personnel. The Trainee Workbook consists of exercises that help trainees to better conceptualize their jobs and learn how to explain EPSDT to clients. Material is included on task analysis, publicity, eligibility criteria and basic terms, common EPSDT screening procedures, effective telephone use, and other job related skills. Training Guide B focuses on the improvement of problem solving skills of experienced EPSDT workers. The guide provides a model which includes these steps for identifying and solving job performance problems: task analysis, problem identification, problem selection and clarification, problem analysis, goal identification, selection of alternatives, and implementation. Aids for the trainer are also included. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Community Health Services, Federal Programs, Health Programs, Low Income Groups, Prevention, Problem Solving, Program Development, Staff Orientation, Training
U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Health Care Financing Administration, The Medicaid Bureau, Office of Child Health, Washington, DC 20201 (no price quoted)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Human Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. School of Public Health.; Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. School of Social Work.