ERIC Number: ED540219
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Reference Count: 0
Training Frontline Staff. Supported Education: A Promising Practice. Evidence-Based Practices KIT (Knowledge Informing Transformation)
Unger, Karen V.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
This four-part workbook will help program leaders teach education specialists the principles, processes, and skills necessary to deliver effective Supported Education services. The workbook includes the following: (1) Basic elements and practice principles of Supported Education; (2) Knowledge and skills to help consumers make informed choices about returning to school; (3) Skills and supports to help enrollment activities; and (4) Follow-along activities to support educational goals. It also includes exercises and activities that education specialists can complete to master necessary skills. Use this workbook to train your Supported Education staff.
Descriptors: Job Training, Specialists, Mental Disorders, Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Adult Education, Decision Making, Referral, Goal Orientation, Meetings, Student Financial Aid, Admission (School), Eligibility, Enrollment, School Policy, Student Personnel Services, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Counseling Services
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Adult Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (DHHS/PHS)