ERIC Number: ED315937
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Coping with Loss and Change.
Wurzbach, Linda; And Others
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 coping with loss and change. The modules stress content and activities that build skills and offer resources to promote parent-professional collaboration. Each training module takes about 2 hours to deliver. The module guide 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) become familiar with states of coping and their commonality to all individuals, (2) discuss the states of coping relative to their own personal experiences, (3) recognize that the process of coping with loss and change is normal and each individual goes through the states in their unique manner, and (4) provide information and resources. A bibliography identifies seven books, magazines, or other resources. (DB)
Descriptors: Change, Coping, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Adjustment, Parent Education, Stress Management
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.