ERIC Number: ED378144
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Promoting Health and Safety. Skills for Independent Living.
Agran, Martin, Ed.; And Others
This guidebook provides behavioral-instructional strategies for teaching essential personal safety skills and promoting overall well-being to persons with developmental disabilities. Case studies demonstrate these strategies in practice, and detailed curriculum goals are included to guide intervention efforts. To ensure that learners both understand and perform tasks, the volume focuses on altering both behaviors and attitudes. The book's eleven chapters are as follows: (1) "Effective Behavioral-Instructional Strategies" (Ronald C. Martella, Nancy E. Marchand-Martella, and Martin Agran); (2) "Home and Community Safety Skills" (David L. Gast, Julie Wellons, and Belva Collins); (3) "Nutrition and Diet" (Mary Ann Harvey Smith); (4) "Self-Medication Skills" (Alan E. Harchik); (5)"Meeting Special Health Care Needs of Students" (Donna H. Lehr and Sally Macurdy); (6) "First-Aid Skills" (Nancy E. Marchand-Martella); (7) "Fire Safety Skills" (Diane Bannerman Juracek); (8) "Safety Skills on the Job" (Ronald C. Martella and Martin Agran); (9) "Preventing Substance Use" (Daniel Morgan); "HIV/AIDS Prevention and Education" (Christine Y. Mason and Tecla Jaskulski); and (11) "Crime Prevention and Personal Safety" (Dick Sobsey). (LL)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Daily Living Skills, Developmental Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Health Education, Health Promotion, Higher Education, Independent Living, Learning Strategies, Lesson Plans, Safety Education, Skill Development, Teaching Methods
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624 ($32).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Parents; Community; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A