ERIC Number: ED296528
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Procedures Manual: The Willie M. Program in North Carolina.
Laneve, Ronald S.
The guide focuses on administrative and program planning for Willie M. students (ages 9-18), those whose particular constellation of behavioral, emotional, neurological, and/or academic needs may require specially tailored special education or mental health services. Contents include a discussion of the role of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and local school administrative units, program development and administrative leadership, role of the Willie M. educational case manager, behavior management suggestions, parent contact, the instructional program, vocational education, and the physical educational environment. Appendices offer a description of the original Willie M. case, criteria for certification as a class member, procedures for nomination, certification, and appeal, and an examination of the role of mental health and human resource agencies. (JW)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Behavior Problems, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Individual Needs, Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Instruction, Mental Health Programs, Program Design, Program Implementation, School Districts, State Departments of Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. for Exceptional Children.