ERIC Number: ED218549
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
The Door: A Model Youth Center. Treatment Program Monograph Series.
National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.
This report provides basic facts about The Door, a multifaceted youth center in New York City, which serves 300-400 young people each day. The origins, early stages, guiding philosophy, activities, and organizational structure are described. Recommendations for initiating and operating multiservice youth projects based on the experience of The Door are provided as a model for other alternative delivery system programs, and deal with the areas of program planning and development, funding, staffing, the supportive environment, administration, and fiscal management. Clients' profiles are presented, and services are described including health services, drug and alcohol education, counseling, and creative and vocational activities. (JAC)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Crisis Intervention, Delivery Systems, Drug Abuse, Interdisciplinary Approach, Models, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Rehabilitation Programs, Urban Youth, Youth Problems, Youth Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.
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