ERIC Number: ED384710
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Just Ask! A Handbook for Instructors of Students Being Treated for Mental Disorders.
This handbook provides practical information about the special needs of adult students (especially in literacy programs) who are being treated for mental disorders. The handbook includes teaching strategies for meeting these needs, as well as basic information about mental disorders and their treatment. The handbook is divided into six chapters that cover the following topics: (1) mental disorders and treatments; (2) the mental health system; (3) memory and mental disorder; (4) problems and strategies for literacy coordinators and instructors; (5) problems and strategies for students; and (6) training tutors of people with mental disorders. The guide also contains the following: a word list and glossary of terms; a resource guide listing books, articles, videotapes, newsletters, and organizations concerned with teaching adults with mental disorders; and 127 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Classroom Techniques, Guidelines, Inservice Teacher Education, Literacy Education, Mental Disorders, Mental Health Programs, Teaching Methods, Tutoring, Tutors
Temeron Books, Inc., P.O. Box 896, Bellingham, WA 98227 ($12.95 plus $1.50 postage; $0.50 postage each additional copy).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A