ERIC Number: ED315939
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Interagency Collaboration: The Parents' Role.
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 the role of parents in interagency collaboration. 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 the concept of interagency collaboration, (2) identify the key components of interagency collaboration, (3) examine the barriers to and benefits of interagency collaboration, (4) explore the role of parents in interagency collaboration, and (5) recognize and evaluate successful interagency collaboration strategies. A bibliography identifies three books, magazines, or other resources. (DB)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Parent Rights, Parent Role
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: For related documents, see EC 222 038-052.