ERIC Number: ED350498
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Child Study Manual.
Polk County Public Schools, Bartow, FL.
This manual from the Polk County Public Schools in Bartow, Florida, was developed for school personnel and parents to aid in their efforts to develop successful behavioral and academic interventions to enhance the educational outcomes for students. Section 1 describes the child study team which is comprised of an administrator, guidance counselor, school psychologist, Exceptional Student Education (ESE) representative, student's classroom teacher(s), another classroom teacher/resource teacher, other persons who have a legitimate educational interest in the case (e.g., parents, school nurse, Chapter 1, social worker, agency personnel), and referral coordinator. Goals are listed and responsibilities of child study team members are described. Section 2 discusses the problem-solving model and lists sequential steps for problem solving. Section 3 presents examples of intervention strategies or educational alternatives which might be attempted in an effort to meet students' needs. These include academic and behavioral interventions, principles of classroom control for the hyperactive child, classroom strategies for teachers, and reading strategies. Section 4 presents referral procedures, including ESE referrals and alternative education referrals. Section 5 is an appendix and includes samples of screening and referral forms. (ABL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Polk County Public Schools, Bartow, FL.