Training and Continuing Education in Early Intervention / Edition 1

Training and Continuing Education in Early Intervention / Edition 1

by James A. Blackman
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Wolters Kluwer Law & Business


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Training and Continuing Education in Early Intervention / Edition 1

This volume aids in the training and development of professionals who provide early intervention services to children with or at risk for developmental disabilities. Specific training and continuing education models are provided for occupational therapy, clinical nurse specialists, social work, physical therapy, speech—language therapy, and nutrition. Multicultural competencies and personnel models and standards are also addressed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780834206502
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 02/01/1995
Series: Infants and Young Children Series
Pages: 266

Table of Contents

Contents: Training of Infant Specialists: A Look to the Future * Training Occupational Therapists in Early Intervention * Meeting the Challenge: The Educational Preparation of Social Workers for Practice with At-Risk Children (0-3) and Their Families * Training Psychologists As Infant Specialists * Preparation of Clinical Nurse Specialists for Family-Centered Early Intervention * Neonatal Physical Therapy: Medical Risks and Professional Education * An Interdisciplinary Practicum To Foster Infant/Family and Teaming Competencies in Speech-Language Pathologists * Training Physicians for Increased Involvement with Children with Special Needs * Providing Early Nutrition Intervention Services: Preparation of Dietitians, Nutritionists, and Other Team Members * Preparing Practitioners To Work with Infants, Toddlers and Their Families: Four Essential Elements of Training * Multicultural Competencies in Early Intervention: Training Professionals for a Pluralistic Society * Early Intervention Personnel Model and Standards: An Interdisciplinary Field-Developed Approach * Establishing Statewide Systems of Inservice Training for Infant and Family Personnel * Basic Competencies To Begin Developmental Care in the Intensive Care Nursery * Combining Continuing Medical Education and Systems Change To Promote Physician Involvement * The Educator in a Medical Setting: Lessons Learned from Collaboration * Ensuring Competence in Early Intervention Personnel through Personnel Standards and High-Quality Training * Changing Demographics: Implications for Training in Early Intervention * Training for Work with Parents: Strategies for Engaging Practitioners Who AreUninterested or Resistant * Public Health in Early Intervention: Historic Foundations for Contemporary Training * A Systemic Approach for Planning Inservice Training Related to Public Law 99-457 * Community Health Nurses and High-Risk Infants: The Current Role of Public Law 99-457

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