ERIC Number: ED388777
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
A Standardized Certification Program for Case Managers Serving Frail Elderly Texans. Module II: Assessment and Care Plan Development.
Lusky, Richard A.; And Others
This learning module is one of three training modules that were developed for members of the Texas Gerontological Consortium for Continuing Education to use in preparing case managers working in human service professions coordinating community-based programs for frail elderly Texans. Module II deals with the following topics: assessment (role of assessment; purpose and value of elderly assessment; criteria for instrument selection; basic concepts of aging and personality, aging and intelligence, sociometric assessment, and observations/interviews; functional assessment; assessment in the public sector by case managers); age-related mental and physical changes (psychosocial aspects of disabilities, consequences of bed rest, changes in the various body systems, sensory changes, kinesthetic and vestibular senses, mental health conditions); writing a care plan; and practicum. Included in the module are the following components: estimate of time required to complete the module; a list of suggested videos; and topic outlines containing topic objectives, the information to be learned for mastery of each topic objective, 49 references, and transparency masters. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Aging (Individuals), Behavioral Objectives, Caseworker Approach, Caseworkers, Community Programs, Coordination, Disabilities, Frail Elderly, Higher Education, Human Services, Integrated Services, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Mental Health, Needs Assessment, Professional Continuing Education, Social Work, Supervisory Methods, Supervisory Training
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin.
Authoring Institution: North Texas Univ., Denton. Center for Studies in Aging.
Identifiers - Location: Texas