ERIC Number: ED398681
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
The Georgia Psychoeducational Network (GPN) Research Report, 1988.
Swan, William W., Ed.; Brown, Carvin L., Ed.
GPN Research Report, n3 1988
This research report contains seven papers on students with serious Emotional Disturbances (SED) and/or Severe Behavior Disorder (SBD) who participated in the Georgia Psychoeducational Network Program (GPN). "The 1982 Cohort of GPN Preschoolers--Where Are They in 1987-1988?" (Juanda Ponsell and others) reports the placement of 75 preschoolers with SED/SBD 5 years later. "A Five Year Follow-up of the 1981-1982 Cohort of Handicapped Preschoolers Served in the GPN" (William W. Swan and others) evaluates the placement of 169 preschoolers 5 years later. "Staff Development Needs of Beginning and Experienced Teachers of BD/SED Students--An Initial Study" (Judi Kelley) reports results of a questionnaire on 44 teachers' staff development needs. "Prescribed Medications for SED/SBD Children and Youth in 1987-1988" (Wayne Moffett and others) reports on a study of 764 students with SED/SBD who received prescribed medication. In "A Comparison of Teacher Perceptions of BD/SED Student Behaviors in Three Placements--A Pilot Study" (John T. Haggerty and Thomas H. Cope), a study evaluating teachers' perceptions of the behaviors of 43 boys with SED/SBD is reported. "Demographic Descriptors of GPN Students--1986-1987" (N. Wayne Moffett and William W. Swan) evaluates demographic data of 4209 students with SED/SBD. "The Dalton Emotional Severity Index--An Interim Report on Development" (George Andros) describes the history of the development of this measure. (Each paper contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Behavior Disorders, Drug Therapy, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Evaluation Methods, Followup Studies, Intervention, Longitudinal Studies, Mainstreaming, Needs Assessment, Outcomes of Education, Preschool Education, Professional Development, Program Effectiveness, Psychoeducational Methods, Severity (of Disability), Student Behavior, Student Characteristics, Student Placement, Teacher Attitudes
Alpine Psychoeducational Program, P.O. Box 2459, Gainesville, GA 30501 ($5).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.; Georgia Univ., Athens.; Georgia Psychoeducational Network.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia