ERIC Number: ED318191
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
A Model Plan for the Supervision and Evaluation of Therapy Services in Educational Settings. TIES: Therapy in Educational Settings.
Reed, Penny; And Others
The manual serves as a model for school districts developing procedures for supervising and evaluating their therapy services. The narrative is addressed to therapists rather than supervisors so that school districts can photocopy or adapt sections of the manual and assemble customized manuals for therapists in their programs. The first chapter, "Therapy Services in Educational Settings," describes a continuum of therapy services, the role of occupational therapy and physical therapy as "related services" under federal legislation, the hallmarks of effective therapy, and the role of supervisory leadership. "Supervision and Evaluation of Therapists Employed by Educational Agencies" provides forms for identifying therapist performance goals and evaluating therapists. Other chapters describe the role of licensed therapist assistants and methods of recruiting and retaining therapists in schools. Appendices include the following: (1) a continuum of student characteristics; (2) a service delivery model; (3) Oregon regulations on teacher evaluations and personnel file content; (4) a model performance appraisal instrument for school physical therapists; (5) information on recruitment and retention of pediatric physical and occupational therapists; (6) directories of educational programs in physical therapy and occupational therapy; and (7) directories of the State Placement Chairmen of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association. (JDD)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Labor Turnover, Models, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Recruitment, Staff Role, Supervision
Child Development and Rehabilitation Center Publications, Oregon Health Sciences University, P.O. Box 574, Portland, OR 97207 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon Health Sciences Univ., Portland. Child Development and Rehabilitation Center.; Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Regional Services for Students with Orthopedic Impairments.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon