ERIC Number: ED283981
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Rehabilitation Associate Training for Employed Staff. Teaching New Behavior (RA-7).
Jensen, Mary; Trace, Michael W.
This learning module, which is intended for use in inservice training for vocational rehabilitation counselors, deals with procedures for teaching clients behaviors that they are not presently exhibiting. The following training strategies are covered: prompting (verbal prompts, modeling, and physical guidance); fading; discrimination training; shaping; chaining (performing a total task, forward chaining, and backward chaining); and additional strategies of imitation training, generalization training, and response differentiation. The procedures described can be applied in the teaching of skills needed in the following areas: independent living, vocational, pre-academic, socialization, and language. The module provides an opportunity for users to write and implement programs and use the techniques presented. Four self-tests are also included. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavior Chaining, Behavior Change, Behavior Modification, Behavioral Objectives, Counselor Training, Discrimination Learning, Generalization, Inservice Education, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Postsecondary Education, Programed Instruction, Psychoeducational Methods, Rehabilitation Counseling, Reinforcement, Vocational Rehabilitation
Materials Development Center, Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI 54751.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ.-Stout, Menomonie. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Inst.; Ellsworth Community Coll., IA Falls, IA.
Note: For related documents, see CE 047 642-655.