ERIC Number: ED113877
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
The Therapeutic Preschool: A Service, Research and Demonstration Project.
Woodside, Rosalie V.
Described is the Therapeutic Preschool, a community based program with university affiliations serving two classes of five emotionally disturbed preschool children and their families. Noted are diagnostic, research, and community service aspects of the program. Focused on is the role of the social worker in the parent education component. Included are a listing of tests and their purposes in the standard diagnostic procedure and a case study of a 5-year-old boy. Discussed is the program's demonstration aspect which is reported to include the training of day care center staff and plans to provide inservice training to pediatric residents, nursing students, and mental health agents. The role of the teacher in the preschool is examined in terms of assessment, therapy, intervention, and consultation. (DB)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the International Federation of Learning Disabilities (Second International Scientific Conference, Brussels, Belgium, January 3-7, 1975)