ERIC Number: ED307728
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Ecological Perspectives on Emotional Disturbance. Journal within a Journal.
Chrystal, Charles A., Ed.; And Others
Perceptions, v23 n3 Spr 1988
The articles included in this special journal supplement represent a view of special education which is concerned with the adjustment of the emotionally disturbed learner within varied social-interactional frameworks or settings, as noted in the guest editorial by Charles Chrystal. "Beyond Therapy and Research: Helping Emotionally Troubled Children within the Political Process," by Anthony Jackson, calls for greater political involvement on the part of special educators. "An Ecological Approach to Identifying and Validating Social Skills for Students with Emotional Disturbance," by Patrick Schloss et al., offers guidelines to enhance the adjustment of students with emotional disturbance to mainstreamed educational environments. "Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children: Is It School or Treatment?" by Bruce Nisbet and Michael Lucow, describes the overlap of clinical and educational services, using case studies to illustrate the difficulties faced by administrators and staff. "Expanding the Horizon: Sibling Contributions to the Ecological Model," by Sharon Farago Cramer, writes about siblings' influence upon classroom behavior of emotionally disturbed students and advocates involving siblings in the treatment process. "Ecological Assessment Procedures for Emotionally Disturbed Students," by Mark Posluszny, provides a framework for interventional decision making. "The Ecology of Helping: Conflict or Collaboration?" by Charles Chrystal, examines approaches to helping, suggests reasons for conflicts among helpers, and discusses conflict resolution techniques. (JDD)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Child Advocacy, Clinical Diagnosis, Clinical Psychology, Conflict Resolution, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Family Counseling, Helping Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Mainstreaming, Politics of Education, Siblings, Social Action, Special Education, Student Evaluation
Perceptions, 14 Maple St., Scottsville, NY 14546.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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Authoring Institution: Association of New York State Educators of the Emotionally Disturbed.