ERIC Number: ED256998
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Apr
Pupil Services - The Team Approach. Part I: The Team. Part II: Record Keeping.
Watson, Toy F.
This two-part guide recognizes the importance of pupil services to the educational process and presents the pupil services team approach as an effective means of providing comprehensive services to pupils. Part I emphasizes the need for a clear understanding of the team concept and discusses basic rules of a team operation. Various purposes for pupil services teams are suggested, and the structure and operation of the team is considered. Scheduling of the pupil services team activities is discussed and a sample team schedule is included in the appendix. A section on administrative planning reviews the roles of a team director and team coordinators. A review of the pupil service professions examines the areas of special education, guidance services, social work, psychological services, school health services, and speech and language services. Part II of the guide focuses on recordkeeping and the pupil services team. Objectives of a central file system are enumerated and the mechanics of operation are discussed. Sample consent forms and committee report forms are included in the appendices. (NRB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Social Workers (New Orleans, LA, January 31-February 3, 1985).