ERIC Number: ED150405
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
It's About Time Emotional Disturbance Came Out In the Open!
Gugerty, John J.
Addressed to vocational educators, this booklet discusses topics relating to mental health and understanding emotional disturbance. The following topics are covered: definitions of mental health, normality, and mental illness; signs of possible development of serious emotional problems; the number of people considered emotionally disturbed; treatment for people with emotional problems; the emotionally troubled person in the classroom and what the teacher can do; communication; empathy; constructive use of feedback; barriers to effective communication; job placement considerations; improving mental health; coping with the milder variety of depression; coping with stress; and prevention of mental illness. A brief description of the Mental Health Association in Wisconsin and listings of chapter presidents and addresses, where to get help for emotional problems in Wisconsin, and a bibliography are included. (TA)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Counseling, Emotional Adjustment, Emotional Disturbances, Emotional Problems, Guides, Helping Relationship, Intervention, Job Placement, Mental Disorders, Mental Health, Nonverbal Communication, Personality Problems, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Role, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center.