ERIC Number: ED244466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Reference Count: 0
A Description of an Innovative Alternative Summer School Program for Emotionally Disturbed Adolescents in a Residential Treatment Center.
Devlin, Robert J.
A summer program developed at a residential center for emotionally disturbed adolescents concentrates on exploratory, special interest, and enrichment areas while maintaining the regular school year focus on functional living skills. Also incorporated in the program is stress on group interactions and group communication to foster self-discipline. Students select from among courses on law and justice, French, journalism, drug use, camping, gardening, physical education, driver's education, creative writing, consumerism, basic living skills, career awareness, general health, drama, art, and math and computers. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Meeting Their Needs: Provision of Services to the Severely Emotionally Disturbed and Autistic. p317-320. Conference Proceedings (Memphis, TN, April 27-28, 1983). (EC 162 463).