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ERIC Number: ED330166
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Apr
Pages: 43
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A Guide for Developing Self-Help/Advocacy Groups for Parents of Children with Serious Emotional Problems. Workbook Series for Developing Self-Help/Advocacy Groups for Parents of Children with Serious Emotional Problems.
Donner, Richard; Fine, Glenda Z.
This workbook is a guide for the development of self-help/advocacy groups for parents of children and adolescents who have serious emotional problems. The workbook offers background information and then offers guidelines for: (1) creating a beginning plan for the development of a self-help/advocacy group; (2) developing concrete plans for accessing parents of children with emotional problems; (3) dealing with barriers faced in organizational development; (4) identifying agencies and professionals in the community that serve children with emotional problems and determining their level of commitment to parents; (5) writing an agenda for the first parent meeting; (6) developing ideas for the group's direction after the first several meetings; and (7) developing an idea of what the group will do together. Appendices contain examples of promotional posters and flyers, examples of newspaper notices, and a list of eight references and national organizational resources. (JDD)
CASSP Technical Assistance Center, Georgetown University Child Development Center, 3800 Reservoir Rd., N.W., Washington, DC 20007 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Georgetown Univ. Child Development Center, Washington, DC. CASSP Technical Assistance Center.
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