ERIC Number: ED064821
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Our Human Resources Indiana Mental Retardation Residential Services Planning Project. Final Report.
Indiana State Dept. of Mental Health, Indianapolis. Div. of Mental Retardation.
The report is said to provide a plan for meeting the total needs (educational, personal, and vocational) of the mentally retarded for both service and residential living in Indiana. The plan proposes to bring the state hospital and community closer together and to offer several options that include the natural, foster, and small group home and the state hospital. Explanation of planning organization includes mention of Indiana Mental Health-Mental Retardation Planning Commission, Indiana Association for Retarded Children, and project administration. Program plan is reported to involve identification of problem, use of quantified objectives to overcome problem, establishment and implementation of plan, and evaluation periodically. Also covered in the report are statement of philosophy, residential models serving as alternatives to natural home, establishment and administration of demographic inventory of mentally retarded population, analysis of family care program, licensure of residential facilities, legislation, community education and participation, and recommendations concerning implementation of project plan, government agencies, family care, licensure, and legislation. Appended are papers pertinent to program plan, survey, family care, licensure, legislation, and guidelines. (CB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Dept. of Mental Health, Indianapolis. Div. of Mental Retardation.