ERIC Number: ED315931
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Training for Professionals Working with Families. Revised.
Duganne-Glicksman, Mary Ann; Wurzbach, Linda
This document presents one module in a set of training resources for trainers to use with parents and/or professionals serving children with disabilities; focus is on training for professionals working with families. The modules stress content and activities that build skills and offer resources to promote parent-professional collaboration. Each training module takes about 2 hours and has eight sections: a publicity flyer, topic narrative, overview, trainer agenda, activities, summary, bibliography, and evaluation. Introductory information explains how to use the modules including conducting a needs assessment, planning the training, selecting the training module, implementation, evaluation, and followup. Objectives of this module are: (1) gain an understanding of emotional issues and stresses in a family that has a child with a disability, (2) understand the stages of the coping process, (3) identify the similarities between parents and professionals, and (4) explore parent and professional differences. A bibliography identifies six books, magazines, or other resources. (DB)
Descriptors: Coping, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Adjustment, Family Problems, Inservice Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Parent Participation, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Preschool Education, Stress Variables
Resources in Special Education, 900 J St., Sacramento, CA 95814-2703 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.
Note: Revision by Lynn Carlisle and Pat Lesniak. For related documents, see EC 222 038-052.