ERIC Number: ED247396
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Paraprofessional Training. Instructor's Guide.
Heimericks, Belinda K. Bess
Intended for use in training developmental trainees working in mental retardation/developmental disabilities (MR/DD) facilities, this course is designed to teach skills in implementing habilitation plans. Introductory materials include the course's organizational structure (objectives, educational program), special notes to the instructor on curriculum implementation, a list of sources of audiovisual resources, a bibliography, basic paraprofessional training instructional analysis, and a master list of unit lesson plans. Topics covered in the units are roles and responsibilities, interpersonal relationships, health care, growth and development, understanding MR/DD, and the habilitation process. Within each unit are 4 to 34 lessons. Each lesson may contain some or all of the following: scope of the unit; lesson objectives; a list of supplementary teaching/learning items; informational assignment (student); a listing of references (instructor's additional information); introduction to the lesson; lesson outline; handouts; interaction (review) items; classroom, laboratory, shop, or other activities; and answers to evaluation items. Other contents include the pretest and posttest key, form for student evaluation of the basic paraprofessional course and its instructor(s), and a competency profile. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Allied Health Personnel, Behavioral Objectives, Course Descriptions, Developmental Disabilities, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Medical Assistants, Mental Retardation, Nurses Aides, Paraprofessional Personnel, Postsecondary Education, Psychiatric Aides, Teaching Guides, Tests
Instructional Materials Laboratory, 10 Industrial Education Bldg., University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Career and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.