ERIC Number: ED047848
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960-Apr-13
Reference Count: 0
Emotional Problems of Indian Students in Boarding Schools and Related Public Schools.
Cobb, John C., Ed.
The document contains workshop proceedings on emotional and mental health problems of American Indians attending boarding schools and related public schools. Nine formal papers are included: "American Indian Culture in Transition,""Sources of Mental Stress in Indian Acculturation,""Avoidance of Emotional Disturbances,""Mental Health of Indian Boarding School Children,""Psychological Conflicts of Adolescents,""Helping the Adolescent in School,""School Mental Health in Residential Programs," and "The Structure and Dynamics of Treatment Institutions." Discussions have been summarized, and salient points are placed under 1 of the following headings: Differences Between Tribes, Some Sources of Conflict, Recommendations, and Proposals for Research. The 4-part appendix contains the following papers: "Essentials for Effecting Social Change,""Mental Health Considerations in the Indian Boarding School Program,""School Mental Health in Residential Programs," and "The Structure and Dynamics of the Treatment Institution." (LS)
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indians, Boarding Schools, Conference Reports, Cultural Differences, Disadvantaged, Emotional Adjustment, Federal Programs, Mental Health, Psychological Needs, Residential Schools, Social Environment, Social Influences, Student Adjustment, Student Behavior, Workshops
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.; Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Workshop Proceedings at the Albuquerque Indian School (April 11-13, 1960), Albuquerque, New Mexico