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ERIC Number: ED303984
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Sep
Pages: 249
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
National Directory of Organizations Serving Parents of Children and Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. Second Edition.
Norman, Loretta K., Ed.; Friesen, Barbara J.
This directory contains information about organizations in the United States that offer support, education, referral, advocacy, and other assistance to parents of children and youth with emotional and behavioral disorders. Organizations included are those identified as providing one or more of the following services: education and information; parent training; advocacy, either at the case or systems change level; support groups for parents and/or brothers and sisters; transition services; or direct assistance such as respite care, child care, or transportation. The organizations include self-help groups created by and for parents with no professional involvement, groups started by staff members of service-providing agencies, and groups sponsored by other organizations such as mental health associations. Organizations are listed alphabetically by state. For each organization, the following information is included: address, telephone number, names of contact persons, service area, and a list of services offered. (JDD)
Resource Services Coordinator, Portland State University, Research and Training Center, Regional Research Institute for Human Services, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207-0751 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Rockville, MD.; National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Portland State Univ., OR. Research and Training Center to Improve Services to Emotionally Handicapped Children and Their Families.
Note: For first edition, see ED 288 327. Produced by the Families as Allies Project.