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ERIC Number: ED320893
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
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COPE: Collaboration Options for Parents and Educators. Training Program Outline.
Stimson, Wanda
An outline for a communication strategies training program/workshop is provided that is specifically designed to meet the preservice and inservice needs of special educators. It is based upon the collaborative consultant model and provides specific, but flexible, training plans. The various communication strategies are described: (1) empathetic listening, (2) brainstorming, (3) paraphrasing, (4) feedback, (5) defusing, (6) negotiation, and (7) problem solving. Activities for the development of skills are provided and suggestions for appropriate scenarios are given. There are sufficient materials for a 2-day workshop or it could be tailored for less time or for presentation on an ongoing basis. (Author/JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A