ERIC Number: ED035135
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Report of the Joint Commission on Mental Health of Children, Inc.
Foundation for Child Mental Welfare, Inc., New York, NY.
Introduced by extensive background and recommendations, the text discusses the problems of the impact of contemporary American society on the mental health of children and youth and on family life. Information is presented on poverty and mental health, on the mental health problems of children of minority groups, on emotionally disturbed children and youth, on the social-psychological aspects of normal growth and development of infants, children, adolescents, and youth, on education and the mental health of children, on employment problems related to mental health, on human resources for services to others, and on research issues in the field of mental health and child development. Appendixes include facts on legislation, the administrative organization of the Joint Commission, and sources of financial support. (JM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Needs, Emotional Disturbances, Employment Problems, Exceptional Child Services, Family Life, Mental Health, Mental Health Programs, Minority Group Children, Personnel Needs, Rehabilitation, Research Needs, School Role, Social Development, Social Influences, Social Services, Youth Problems
Harper and Row, Inc., 49 East 33rd Street, New York, N.Y. 10016
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Authoring Institution: Foundation for Child Mental Welfare, Inc., New York, NY.