ERIC Number: ED328761
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-May
Reference Count: N/A
New Frontiers in Literacy: Education and Mental Health of the Homeless. Southeast Florida Training Center for Adult Literacy Educators Conference Proceedings (Miami, Florida, May 5-6, 1990).
Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Southeast Florida Training Center for Adult Literacy Educators.
This document is a transcript of a tape of a conference on homelessness and mental illness conducted by adult literacy educators in Florida. Persons whose remarks are transcribed include Blanca Polo, Director of the Southeast Florida Training Center for Adult Literacy Educators; David K. Fike, author of a study on homelessness in southern Florida; Evelina Bestman, Executive Director for the New Horizons Mental Health and Community Center; Willy Harris, homeless person; Bennie Moore, member of the New Horizons staff; Janet Humphries, program specialist for the adult homeless of the Department of Education; and Dr. Melcher and Dr. Gonzalez, mental health experts. Questions from audience participants and answers to them also are recorded. Topics discussed include who are the homeless, how can they be helped, the New Horizons program, literacy education, and mental illness and community mental health needs. (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Southeast Florida Training Center for Adult Literacy Educators.
Identifiers: Florida (Southeast)