ERIC Number: ED210874
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Serving Neglected and Delinquent Children in New York State.
New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions.
The report presents an overview of the status of educational programs and services provided by the various agencies serving neglected and delinquent children in New York State. An initial section covers definitions of the terms "delinquent" and "neglected", referral sources, the role of the court, placement alternatives, and incidence. The following section focuses on the education of neglected and delinquent children. Considered are the role of the New York State Education Department and the role of the Office for Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions. It is pointed out that the children's educational needs are met through supplemental educational programs, individualized educational plans, and alternative programs and services (such as vocational and occupational programs, life skills programs and community-youth development programs). Placement is explained to involve the school, the responsible agency, and juvenile justice personnel. Also discussed are provisions for the neglected or delinquent child thought to be handicapped. Appended is a list of state administrative agencies serving neglected and delinquent children and a matrix of prevention and treatment programs. (SB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions.
Identifiers: Handicapped Delinquents; New York