ERIC Number: ED077150
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
A Guide for the Management of Special Education Programs. 2.0 Education and Counseling. Newday Operations Guide for Drug Dependent Minor Programs.
Santa Cruz County Superintendent of Schools, CA.
Presented is the second component, Education and Counseling, of a special day class educational program for drug dependent minors. A major goal of the program is given to be the provision of successful academic experiences, positive rewards for desired behavior, and individual and family counseling. The behavior modification program is described, and listed are suggested positive activities (such as being on time) of the point system used by the school. The school curriculum is summarized, grades are discussed, and methods of individualization and remediation are suggested. General course descriptions are given for activities in the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domain. Pertinent instructional supplies are listed according to course. The major portion of the document consists of a series of 47 sample instructional activities grouped according to course and including instructional goals, instructional objectives, and procedures. Examples of activities or class projects are notewriting and drug continuum (for the self discovery class), communicating with the "straights" and keeping a journal (English), a personal time capsule and rating the news (social science), group murals (arts and crafts), instant replay volleyball (physical education), and an overnight camping trip (outdoor education). (See EC 051 845, EC 051 847 through 051 849, and EC 050 205 through 050 212 for related documents). (DB)
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Authoring Institution: Santa Cruz County Superintendent of Schools, CA.