ERIC Number: ED164712
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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School Desegregation: The Role of the Community Mental Health Center. A Report on the Conference.
Batson, Ruth M.; Peters, Lyda S.
Issues discussed in this conference report include: (1) desegregation as a mental health issue; (2) the responsibility of community mental health centers (CMHCs) for improving the quality of people's lives; (3) community role in crisis intervention; (4) the political responsibilities of CMHCs; (5) the role of the Solomon Carter Fuller CMHC in busing and the Boston school crisis; (6) community needs and CMHC intervention; (7) the legal state of school desegregation; (8) the history of civil rights and school desegregation; (9) the history of CMHCs; (10) the effect of racism, professionalism, and elitism on the mental health delivery system; (11) models of intervention of CMHCs in crisis situations; (12) the relationship of school departments to CMHCs; (13) the role of new careerists, paraprofessionals, and community mental health workers in school desegregation and crisis intervention; (14) the role of media in school desegregation; and (15) perspectives for the future of CMHCs. (WI)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts (Boston)