ERIC Number: ED165362
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Caring for Youth: Essays on Alternative Services.
Gordon, James S.
The book is a collection of 10 essays written by the author on the subject of alternative mental health services for youth and adolescents. Aspects covered include alternative services and the mental health professional, runaways and runaway centers, long-term residences, and the present and future of alternative services. Titles presented include "Coming Together--Consultation With Young People,""The Washington, D.C., Runaway House,""Working With Runaways and Their Families--How the SAJA Community Does It,""Runaways--Changing Perspectives and New Challenges,""The Runaway Center as Community Mental Health Center,""Alternative Group Foster Homes--A New Place for Young People to Live,""The Group Foster Home--An Alternative to Mental Hospitalization for Adolescents,""Youth Helping Youth,""Alternatives in Transition," and "New Roads to Mental Health." (DLS)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Community Services, Counseling Services, Emotional Disturbances, Foster Homes, Mental Health, Mental Health Clinics, Psychiatric Services, Residential Institutions, Runaways
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 017-024-00759-5)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.