ERIC Number: ED380972
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Model Programs and Services. Organizing Systems To Support Competent Social Behavior in Children and Youth.
This guide presents profiles of 26 state, regional, and local programs that have been effective in meeting the needs of students with emotional/behavioral disabilities and their families. Each of the programs reflects in varying degrees the care value, principles, and framework developed by the Child and Adolescent Service System Program (CASSP). This model stresses the values of child-centered, community-based approaches to intervention. Individual program descriptions include a program overview, a discussion of the program and its services, sources of further information, and the name and address of a contact person. Model programs discussed include the following: Alaska Youth Initiative; Bertha Abess Children's Center Comprehensive Day Treatment Program; Cities in Schools--Seattle; Classroom Companions; Community Outreach Program for Education (COPE); Comprehensive Community-Based Continuum of Care in Butte and Ventura Counties (California); Connections Initiative; Empowering Families and Schools; Facilitating Integrated Interagency Services for Seriously Emotionally Disturbed Children in Nashua (New Hampshire); Family Mosaic Project; Georgia Psychoeducational Network; Iowa City Collaborative Integration Project; Kaleidoscope; Kentucky Bluegrass IMPACT; Linn County (Oregon) Youth Service Teams; Partners Project; Partnership for Family Preservation: Children and Adolescents Network of Dupage County (Illinois); Primary Mental Health Project; Project Connect; Project WRAP; Regional Intervention Program; SEDNET (Multiagency Service Network for Students with Severe Emotional Disturbance); Southern Westchester (New York) IDT (Intensive Day Treatment) Program; Stark County (Ohio) System of Care; Ventura County (California) Mental Health Children and Adolescent Project; and Vermont New Directions. Appendices provide additional details for 11 of the programs. (Contains 33 references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Western Regional Resource Center, Eugene, OR.