ERIC Number: ED375548
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jun
Assessment and Transition Planning: A Curriculum for School Psychologists and Special Educators.
Brandt, John E.
This curriculum was designed to be used by trainers responsible for the preservice education of school psychologists and special educators or as a continuing education or self-study guide for individuals wishing to increase their understanding of transition planning and its relationship to assessment. The curriculum is organized around 12 learning outcomes which are cross-referenced in sections covering the following topics: (1) transition planning: legal mandates, limitations; (2) linkage between assessment and transition planning; (3) transdisciplinary vocational assessment (TVA); (4) TVA domains and techniques; (5) vocational/career development theory; (6) TVA and students with disabilities; (7) transition planning: best practices; (8) goal development and program evaluation in transition planning; and (9) case studies. Appendices include a list of transition scales (including the complete Living Skills Checklist), a list of test publishers/distributors, a case study analysis guide, sample case study analyses, and a pretest on assessment and transition planning. Contains 31 references as well as a professional bibliography of approximately 550 items, a brief annotated bibliography, and a list of additional resources and organizations. (DB)
Descriptors: Career Education, Case Studies, Check Lists, Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Educational Practices, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Legal Responsibility, Planning, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Education, Program Evaluation, School Psychologists, School Psychology, Secondary Education, Special Education, Student Educational Objectives, Student Evaluation, Transitional Programs, Vocational Evaluation
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: New England Univ., Biddeford, ME.
Note: A part of the University of New England's Transition Training Project funded by Maine's Committee on Transition.