ERIC Number: ED241761
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-May
Reference Count: 0
Interpersonal Skills Training. Basic Helping Skills for Rehabilitation Workers. Trainer's Manual.
Akridge, Robert L.; And Others
This trainer's manual is part of a set of training materials developed to help vocational rehabilitation workers improve their basic helping skills. It provides comprehensive instructions for conducting a three and one-half day training program focused on developing helping and counseling skills. Part 1 concentrates on training methodology, covering how to provide interpersonal skills training and eighteen principles of systematic training. Other contents include a group barometer to gauge emotional arousal, suggestions for the physical setting, and information on the importance of positive reinforcement. Part 2 contains five training modules on engaging, attending, responding, personalizing, and initiating. Materials in each module may include time requirements, objectives, suggested lecture points, and trainee activities with instructions for both the trainer and trainees. A pretest is provided in the first module and a posttest in the last. Sheets with helpee stimulus statements follow a bibliography. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training, Counselors, Helping Relationship, Human Services, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Activities, Personnel, Pretests Posttests, Skill Development, Staff Development, Teaching Guides, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publications Dept., Arkansas Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, P.O. Box 1358, Hot Springs, AR 71902 (#1111--$4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville. Arkansas Rehabilitation Research and Training Center.
Note: For related documents, see CE 038 562-564.