ERIC Number: ED228754
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep-24
Outreach Assistance for Utilization of the Rutland Center-Developmental Therapy Model. Annual Report, July 1, 1981 to June 30, 1982.
Davis, Karen R.
Results of the 1981-1982 Rutland Center project in Athens, Georgia, which assists agencies in improving services to seriously emotionally disturbed children (2 to 8 years old), are presented, as are program materials, survey forms, and a newsletter. Outcome data are presented regarding therapeutic classroom services provided to 549 severely emotionally disturbed/mixed handicapped preschool chidren and their parents and teachers at 12 replication sites outside Georgia. Outcome data are also given regarding planning and other technical assistance activities, training workshops, inservice training, program evaluation, information dissemination and demonstration activities; and evidence of parent participation effectiveness and child progress by replication site. Components of the Rutland Center Developmental Therapy Model utilized by each replication site are also covered. Appendices include: a "Developmental Therapy Newsletter" issue, "Developmental Therapy Rating Inventory of Teacher Skills," and "Developmental Therapy Administrative Checklist." (SEW)
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Early Childhood Education, Educational Therapy, Emotional Disturbances, Information Dissemination, Multiple Disabilities, Outreach Programs, Parent Participation, Program Development, Psychoeducational Methods, Severe Disabilities, Staff Development, Student Evaluation, Teacher Evaluation, Technical Assistance, Young Children
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC. Handicapped Children's Early Education Program.
Authoring Institution: Rutland Center, Athens, GA.