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ERIC Number: ED333187
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 415
Abstractor: N/A
Working Together To Support At-Risk Youth.
Cunningham, Donna; And Others
This manual was developed to provide training for professional and paraprofessional staff to support at-risk youth. The manual is organized in 14 sections that include the following topics: educational, cultural, and/or social problems; the identification process; the referral process; counseling strategies and techniques; alternative instructional strategies; adaptation or modification of materials; mentors and peer tutors; community-based and school-based support services; parent support groups; involvement in school activities; study skills; positive self-concept development; motivation; and classroom management. The final section lists 61 references. Each of the 14 content sections includes lecture notes, information sheets, and suggested activities. A collection of transparency masters at the front of the manual is keyed to each section. Appendixes provide interview forms for student vocational assessment; parent vocational assessment; teacher vocational assessment; a vocational behavior checklist for preliminary screening for placement; descriptions of vocational assessment instruments including publisher information; a profile summary form for special needs students; a comprehensive analysis of a vocational training program; a checklist of vocational support services for disadvantaged students; and a list of sources of bilingual and non-English vocational materials for various vocational areas. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: North Texas State Univ., Denton.