ERIC Number: ED254007
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Aug-1
Reference Count: N/A
Growing People: A Model That Works. Welcome to Success. The School Program Narrative of the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch School.
Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch School, Billings, MT.
The booklet describes the philosophy and operation of the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch School Program, an integrated public school residential treatment mainstream educational model located within an accredited residential psychiatric facility in Montana. The therapeutic milieu is designed to redirect children's self-perception. Descriptive information of the school's model and philosophy is followed by a discussion of its mainstream continuum of educational placement, the mission statement, and goals and objectives (teaching self-esteem; personal/social skills; personal/social capabilities, attitudes, and values; life survival skills; and vocational skills). Additional program components explored include the following: the school paradigm for success, data based management, results and accountability, the success programing cycle, assessment, individualized education program (IEP) development, programing interventions (description of a typical day), IEP review, structures and program (the curriculum), ungraded classrooms, discipline and motivation systems, self-control instruction, re-entry curriculum, staff development, tool skills, outreach training, and an anti-burnout staff program. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch School, Billings, MT.