ERIC Number: ED399352
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Education for Homeless Adults: Strategies for Implementation. Volume II - Resources and Additional Lessons.
Hudson River Center for Program Development, Glenmont, NY.
This document, the second in a series of guidebooks that were developed for educators of homeless adults in New York, offers strategies and plans for sample lessons in which a holistic approach is used to help homeless adults and families improve their lives through education. The guidebook begins with lists of print and nonprint resources, including an annotated bibliography of 39 print resources and lists of 82 government, health-related, business-related, service, and other organizations. Presented next are 19 sample lessons on a variety of life management-related topics, including the following: schooling; communicating through body language; resocialization; establishing/improving relationships; separating professional and personal relationships; planning recreational activities; physical fitness/exercise; HIV education; stress management; goal setting; finding affordable housing; preparing for the workplace; self-employment; and using office equipment. Each lesson plan contains some/all of the following: goal; outcome objectives; list of required materials/resources; and one or more activities. Also included are 15 handouts for use with the individual lessons. Appended are a National Resource Center publications order form and addresses/phone numbers of the following: agencies listed as nonprint resources; community dispute resolution centers in New York; and AIDS regional training centers. (MN)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Basic Education, Adult Programs, Annotated Bibliographies, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Community Services, Competency Based Education, Consumer Education, Daily Living Skills, Educational Resources, Educational Strategies, Holistic Approach, Homeless People, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, National Organizations, Nonprofit Organizations, Self Employment, Statewide Planning, Stress Management
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Workplace Preparation and Continuing Education.
Authoring Institution: Hudson River Center for Program Development, Glenmont, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York