ERIC Number: ED319923
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Transitional Services for Troubled Youth.
Wolford, Bruce, Ed.; And Others
The 11 articles in this monograph, selected from more than 100 presentations made at the National Conference on Transitional Services for Troubled Youth, examine the history, current status, best practices, and future needs of troubled youth who are returning from residential to community settings. The papers are the following: "Transitional Services in Youth Corrections: Current Issues and Prospects for the Future" (Schwartz); "Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the Transition of Troubled Youth to Community Settings: Results of a Delphi Survey" (Leone, Walter, Edgar); "Behavior Management Techniques Useful in Helping the Transition to School: Preparing Teachers to Handle Misbehavior" (Herr, Linn); "Collaboration and Cooperation: Key Elements in Bridging Transition Gaps for Adjudicated Youth" (Cook); "Deinstitutionalization of Youth in Trouble: Recent Trends and Policy Issues" (Lerman); "Youth in Transition--Two Perspectives" (Wolford, Janssen, Miller); "Support Program for Parents of Suspended Youth" (Smith); "Applicability of Behavior Rating Scales for Juvenile Correctional Settings" (Campbell, Bullock, Wilson); "Day Treatment Services" (Bowling, Hobbs); "Winners Circle: A Career Approach to Reaching Troubled Youth" (Spaniol, Cleberg); and "Results of a Nationwide Survey on the Characteristics of Transition Programs for Incarcerated Handicapped Youth" (Whittier, Sutton). An abstract precedes each monograph. (KC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Disorders, Community Programs, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Rehabilitation, Delinquency, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Education Work Relationship, Group Homes, Rehabilitation Centers, Residential Care, Residential Programs, Secondary Education, Transitional Programs, Young Adults, Youth Problems
Department of Correctional Services, Eastern Kentucky University, 217 Perkins Bldg., Richmond, KY 40475-3127 ($15.00; five or more: $12.00 each).
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kentucky State Dept. for Social Services, Frankfort.
Authoring Institution: Eastern Kentucky Univ., Richmond. Dept. of Correctional Services.
Note: Papers presented at the National Conference on Transitional Services for Troubled Youth (Lexington, KY, May 1988).