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ERIC Number: ED250874
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jul-30
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Curriculum Guide for the Chronic Mentally Ill in the Pre-Discharge Program at East Mississippi State Hospital.
Cagle, Allyson; Shannon, Cheryl
The paper describes the pre-discharge program for chronically mentally ill patients at East Mississippi State Hospital and outlines program curriculum units. The program's requirements for admission, enrollment capacity, length of stay, program standards (on such matters as referral, assessment, and case records) and the typical activity schedule are summarized. The curriculum guide outlines subtopics, materials, and resources for 18 units: health and hygiene; communication with others; coping skills; religion; medication management; nutrition, cooking, and table manners; home management; recreation and leisure time; transportation; practical living skills; comparative shopping; consumer economics; mail order buying; money management; government and law; community resources; job skills; normalizing skills; and sexuality. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A