ERIC Number: ED154565
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
The Future of Mental Health Services for Deaf People.
Robinson, Luther, Ed.; Trybus, Raymond J., Ed.
Mental Health in Deafness, Experimental Issue No. 1 p1-136 Fall 1977
The proceedings of the 1976 Orthopsychiatric Workshop on Deafness contains 33 papers on mental health for the deaf. Papers address the following five major topics (sample subtopics in parentheses): current status of mental health services for the deaf (hospital, clinic, and school based programs); federal perspectives (the impact of P. L. 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act); mental health needs of the deaf (needs of deaf adults, deaf women, and parents of deaf children); assessment, treatment, and research (psychological assessment and preventive mental health services); and the challenge of the future (responses from the National Institute of Mental Health, Rehabilitation Services Administration, and Bureau of Education for the Handicapped). (CL)
Descriptors: Adults, Conference Reports, Deafness, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Futures (of Society), Hearing Impairments, Mental Health, Mental Health Clinics, Psychiatry, Psychological Needs, Psychological Services
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 017-024-00684-0)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Saint Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, DC.
Note: Proceedings of the First Orthopsychiatric Workshop on Deafness