ERIC Number: ED407802
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-May
A Guide to High Quality Direct Service Personnel Training Resources. Second Edition.
Syracuse Univ., NY. Center on Human Policy.; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Research and Training Center on Residential Services and Community Living.
This guide evaluates more than 130 training curricula that were published or completed in or after 1987 and are targeted to training direct service staff or trainers of direct service staff working with people with developmental disabilities. The reviews are organized alphabetically by publisher. Topics and issues that were used to categorize the content of each training curricula include: (1) administration/management issues; (2) case management/service coordination; (3) challenging behavior; (4) community integration and participation; (5) early intervention; (6) educational issues; (7) employment/adult day services; (8) family supports; (9) health care, safety, and emergency issues; (10) human sexuality; (11) individual assessment; (12) intervention/treatment programming; (13) introduction to developmental disabilities; (14) legal issues, self-advocacy, and individual rights; (15) medical issues; (16) personal care special needs; (17) physical special needs; (18) public policy/planning; (19) residential services; (20) sensory and communication needs; (21) services to person who are elderly; (22) staff development issues; (23) and transitions from school to adult life. Each review contains information on the curricula's target audience, structure and content, strengths and weaknesses, topics and issues, settings, instructional formats, instructional modes, and overall rating.(CR)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Agencies, Agency Cooperation, Behavior Problems, Communication Problems, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Guides, Curriculum Problems, Developmental Disabilities, Early Intervention, Education Work Relationship, Educational Strategies, Employment, Evaluation Methods, Family Programs, Health Services, Instructional Materials, Intervention, Legal Responsibility, Medical Services, Older Adults, Program Administration, Program Improvement, Public Policy, Residential Programs, Sexuality, Social Integration, Staff Development, Training Methods, Transitional Programs
Publications Office, Institute on Community Integration (UAP), Univ. of Minnesota, 109 Pattee Hall/150 Pillsbury Drive, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455; telephone: 612-624-4512 (alternative forms available upon request).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.; National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Center on Human Policy.; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Research and Training Center on Residential Services and Community Living.
Note: For related document, see ED 375 557.