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ERIC Number: ED018022
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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PSYCHOLOGY IN COMMUNITY SETTINGS--CLINICAL, EDUCATIONAL, VOCATIONAL, SOCIAL ASPECTS.
SARASON, SEYMOUR B.; AND OTHERS
IN THIS DESCRIPTION OF THE PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL CLINIC IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY AT YALE UNIVERSITY, THE CLINIC'S HISTORICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ORIGINS ARE REVIEWED, AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO THE SCHOOLS THAT IT SERVES DISCUSSED. SPECIFIC TOPICS CONSIDERED ARE (1) THE APPROACH TO THE SCHOOLS, (2) TEACHING IS A LONELY PROFESSION, (3) HELPING TO CHANGE THE TEACHER'S PERCEPTION OF A PROBLEM, (4) AUTHORITATIVE SUPPORT, (5) THE UNMANAGEABLE CHILD, (6) TRANSLATING PSYCHOLOGICAL CONCEPTS INTO ACTION, (7) TRANSFERRING A CHILD FROM ONE CLASSROOM TO ANOTHER, (8) THE CHILD AT THE CLINIC, (9) THE INNER CITY SCHOOL AND THE CONVERGENCE OF RESOURCES, AND (10) ACCOMPLISHMENTS, FAILURES, AND LIMITATIONS. COMMUNITY PROGRESS INCORPORATED (CPI), AN AGENCY DESIGNED TO ATTACK THE CONDITION OF POVERTY BY STIMULATING OTHER AGENCIES, COORDINATING THEIR EFFORTS, AND CREATING ANY NECESSARY NEW PROGRAMS, IS DESCRIBED IN TERMS OF ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE NEIGHBORHOOD EMPLOYMENT CENTER, THE DISPOSITION CONFERENCES, THE WORK CREWS, THE WORK CREW FOREMEN, AND THE CONSULTANT. AN ATTEMPT IS ALSO MADE AT EVALUATING CPI. CONSIDERED WITH THE REFERENCE TO THE NEW HAVEN REGIONAL CENTER ARE (1) THE PROBLEM OF SCOPE, (2) PROFESSIONAL STAFF AND THE PROBLEM OF PRECIOUSNESS, (3) THE CENTER, THE CPI, AND THE SCHOOLS, AND (4) STUDYING, UNDERSTANDING AND SERVING THE COMMUNITY. A 70-ITEM BIBLIOGRAPHY AND AN APPENDIX OF TRANSCRIBED TEACHER-DISCUSSION GROUPS ARE INCLUDED. CASE HISTORIES APPEAR THROUGHOUT THE BOOK. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM JOHN WILEY SONS, INC., 605 THIRD AVENUE, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10016, FOR $12.95. (JD)
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Identifiers: Yale University CT