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ERIC Number: ED384159
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Apr-8
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
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Transitioning Students Identified as Seriously Emotionally Disturbed from High School to Adult Living: A Collaborative Project between the West Hartford Board of Education and the State of Connecticut Social Service Agencies.
McGrath, Glenn
This report describes a pilot project of the West Hartford (Connecticut) Public Schools to help high school graduates who are seriously emotionally disturbed (SED) to successfully transition to community living and to employment. Program services include assessment and planning before graduation as well as support services after beginning college or employment. The collaborative effort involves cost sharing among four school districts and Connecticut's state departments of rehabilitation, education, and mental health. Contents of the report cover: the program rationale; program objectives, types of services currently being provided to targeted high school graduates, agencies and sources of support available to the young adult, outcomes for the first year of this transition project, and results of a follow-up study 6 months after termination of program services. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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