ERIC Number: ED236320
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Working with Refugees: A Manual for Paraprofessionals. Volume II: The Life Cycle, Mental Health, and Mental Illness.
Tobin, Joseph Jay; And Others
This staff training manual, the second volume of a three-volume set of materials for use in training paraprofessional refugee workers, deals with the life cycle, mental health, and mental illness, focusing particularly on the unique challenges and pressures of being a refugee. Covered in the individual units are the following topics: psychological development in the first year of life, stages of childhood psychological development, adolescence, age and the life cycle, old age and the care of the elderly, an introduction to the basic concepts of psychoanalysis, an introduction to mental illness, and mental illness in refugees. Each unit contains a list of objectives and instructional text that may include discussion questions. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Day Care, Adult Development, Aging (Individuals), Behavioral Objectives, Child Development, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role, Counselor Training, Cross Cultural Training, Definitions, Individual Development, Mental Disorders, Mental Health, Paraprofessional Personnel, Psychiatry, Refugees, Social Work, Social Workers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Dept. of Public Aid, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Travelers Aid/Immigrants Service of Metropolitan Chicago, IL.
Note: For related documents, see CE 037 195-197.