ERIC Number: ED398682
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
The Georgia Psychoeducational Network (GPN) Research Report, 1989.
Swan, William W., Ed.; Brown, Carvin L., Ed.
GPN Research Report, n4 1989
This collection of papers includes five articles on the education of students with emotional and/or behavioral disorders participating in the Georgia Psychoeducational Network Program (GPN). "Training Needs of Fully Certified BD Teachers in the Georgia Psychoeducational Network" (Robert J. Stansberry) found, in a survey of 203 certified teachers of students with Behavior Disorders (BD), that teachers expressed a need for training in social skills/affective education and strategies for dealing with job-related stress. "GPN Program Needs Assessments: Three Examples" (William W. Swan and others) describes the needs assessment process used with three GPN programs in terms of purpose, importance, strategic characteristics, and procedures. "The Training Needs of Parents of Students in Programs for Severe Emotional Disturbance, Behavior Disorders, and Preschool Handicapped" (Harry L. Dangel and Michael D. Powell) reports on a survey of parents of students with severe emotional disturbances and/or BD focusing on their child-rearing training needs. "An Initial Study To Describe Autistic Children in the Georgia Psychoeducational Network" (Robert A. Gordon and others) provides data on gender, race, age group, custody, age at onset of abnormality, and type and length of services provided. "Leaders' Views of Effective Leadership of GPN Programs" (William W. Swan and others) discusses a survey of 24 directors of GPN programs on aspects of their leadership. (Each article contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Autism, Behavior Disorders, Disability Identification, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Inservice Teacher Education, Intervention, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Responsibility, Needs Assessment, Parent Attitudes, Parent Education, Professional Development, Stress Management, Student Characteristics, Surveys, Teacher Attitudes
Alpine Psychoeducational Program, P.O. Box 2459, Gainesville, GA 30501 ($5).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.; Georgia Univ., Athens.; Georgia Psychoeducational Network.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia