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ERIC Number: ED307761
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 61
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Monitoring Community Residences: Guidelines/Handbook Developed by ARC-Ohio.
Bersani, Hank A., Jr.
This two-volume set containing guidelines and a handbook is intended for persons monitoring the quality of community residences for retarded individuals. The guidelines document begins with a monitoring review worksheet which elicits information in the following categories: human, civil, and legal rights; environment; use of community resources; commitment to personal growth; staff; and personal relationships. The questions in each category are preceded by a brief statement of the issue. A bibliography of residential monitoring instruments completes the guidelines. The handbook contains resource material for monitors, including information on the following: qualifications of a residential service monitor; residential services planning and basic principles; principles for the operation of community residential services; criteria for selecting a residence; some major residential models; the principle of normalization; the community imperative; and common negative practices in community residences. A bibliography on community residences and residential quality contains 32 items. Appended are: the certificate of volunteer monitor training completion and confidentiality agreement; a sample volunteer job description; a list of community resources; potential staff training topics; a sample schedule for a training workshop; a proposed procedure for filing monitoring reports; an outline of a monitoring report; and various sample affiliation agreements. (DB)
Syracuse University, Center on Human Policy, Research and Training Center on Community Integration, 724 Comstock Ave., Syracuse, NY 13244-4230 ($3.25).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Retarded Citizens, Columbus, OH.