ERIC Number: ED273809
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Program Planning for Older Adults. Module A-1. Block A. Basic Knowledge of the Aging Process.
Harvey, Dexter; Cap, Orest
This instructional module on program planning for older adults is one in a block of 10 modules designed to provide the human services worker who works with older adults with basic information regarding the aging process. An introduction provides an overview of the module content. A listing of general objectives follows. Four sections present informative material on each of the four objectives. Topics are the purpose of program planning, functions of program planners, three major categories of factors influencing the older adult population and implications of these factors for program planning, and the seven basic steps of program planning. Five case studies are provided that are designed to help the user understand the material in the fourth section. Other contents include a summary and listings of selected readings and additional resources. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Aging (Individuals), Behavioral Objectives, Case Studies, Gerontology, Human Services, Learning Modules, Older Adults, Planning, Program Development, Service Occupations, Social Services, Staff Development
Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of National Health and Welfare, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Univ., Winnipeg. Faculty of Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 045 028-037.