ERIC Number: ED265930
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Action Plan for Children: New Jersey. Recommendations of the Governor's Committee on Children's Services Planning.
Larson, R. Alexandra; And Others
Focusing on problems believed to pose the greatest risk to the children of New Jersey, this report sets forth the views of the Governor's Committee on Children's Services Planning on priorities for action. After an executive summary of the report, the issues identified by the committee are summarized in chapter II, which describes the current status and needs of New Jersey's children and families. Issues chosen as priorities for action are detailed. Chapter III deals with actions to assure basic foundations for life and specifically addresses the issues of meeting the need for adequate income supports through AFDC, housing needs, preventive and remedial health care for children, and meeting educational needs. Chapter IV concerns actions to improve preventive and supportive services for children and families, including the social services system, comprehensive early childhood development program, and child care. Chapter V focuses on actions to address physical, emotional, and behavioral disorders, involving early intervention and mental health services, specialized services for emotionally disturbed juvenile offenders, prevention and treatment of substance abuse, and the juvenile justice system and the family court. Chapter VI briefly reports the recommendation to establish a continuous process for identifying and meeting children's needs. (RH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Jersey Governor's Committee on Children's Services Planning, Trenton.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey