ERIC Number: ED312858
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
A Variety of Programs Meeting the Needs of Emotionally Disturbed Students in New York State. Special Conference Edition.
Foster, Herbert L., Ed.
Perceptions, v24 n2 Win 1989
This issue of "Perceptions" contains an introductory article by guest editor Herbert Foster--"A Variety of Programs"--and seven articles describing programs for educating emotionally disturbed children in New York. "A Very Special Place" (Susan Kosberg and Bernie Kosberg) describes a therapeutic camping milieu located in the Hudson highlands. "RISC - Raising Individual Self Concept" (Susan Shove) describes a Girl Scout-sponsored adaptive Outward Bound program for girls who are at risk of becoming teenage mothers, school drop-outs, juvenile offenders, and unproductive citizens. "The Herbert G. Birch School for Exceptional Children" (Morton Bortner and Phyllis Susser) describes a day school program with a behavior modification culture integrated with a psychodynamic orientation."The Corey School at Pilgrim Psychiatric Center: A Holistic Approach to Special Education within a Psychiatric Setting" (Phyllis March and Dianna Dantuono) describes a program for adolescents and adults which seeks to rebuild self-concepts and assist in developing the resiliency needed to meet life challenges. "The Clarkstown Alternative" (Joel Klein et al.) is a highly structured and individualized school program of remediation and rehabilitation. "The Last Stop on the Public School Express" (Lynne Gang) comments on development of a program within a BOCES (Board of Cooperative Educational Services). "Bringing Mental Health Services to Public School Programs" (Richard Brennan et al.) describes a cooperative program combining educational services with mental health services. (JDD)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Behavior Modification, Camping, Day Schools, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, High Risk Students, Holistic Approach, Mental Health Programs, Program Development, Psychoeducational Methods, Rehabilitation, Special Programs, Special Schools, Therapeutic Environment
Association of New York State Educators of the Emotionally Disturbed (ANYSEED), OMB 112, SUNY College at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY 12561.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of New York State Educators of the Emotionally Disturbed.
Identifiers: New York
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