ERIC Number: ED404499
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Student Problems. Adult Literacy Independent Learning Packet.
Koefer, Ann M.
This independent learning packet, which is designed for administrators, teachers, counselors, and tutors in Pennsylvania's Region 7 Tri-Valley Literacy Staff Development area as well as for their adult students, examines the following seven problems encountered by students: the job market, child care, single parenting/parenting skills, divorce, health, alcohol/drug addiction, and domestic violence. The packet begins with a list of terms/definitions and a pretest. Presented next are sections on each of the problems considered. Each section ends with a seven-county phone listing of agencies providing more expertise on the particular problem. Various sample forms and checklists are provided throughout the packet, including the following: list of steps in assessing employment qualifications; interview checklist; sample resume sheet; guidelines for selecting child care centers; child care center information sheet; guidelines for single parents; issues to consider when deciding whether to separate/divorce; guidelines for proceeding through the divorce process; guidelines for selecting therapists; basic information about communicable diseases; and list of steps in the domestic violence healing process. Concluding the packet are a posttest, and a learning packet evaluation form. An appendix contains supplementary magazine articles examining strategies for solving the various problems discussed. Contains 53 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Agency Role, Alcoholism, Behavior Problems, Check Lists, Coping, Day Care, Diseases, Divorce, Drug Addiction, Employment Problems, Family Problems, Family Violence, Health, Independent Study, Labor Market, Literacy Education, One Parent Family, Parenting Skills, Pretests Posttests, Problem Solving, Public Agencies, Questionnaires, Regional Planning, Student Problems
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education.
Authoring Institution: Lehigh Univ., Bethlehem, PA. Tri-Valley Literacy Staff Development Center Region 7.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania