ERIC Number: EJ602966
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
School-Based Mental Health Services (SBS): A Pragmatic View of a Program.
Casat, Charles D.; Sobolewski, Joanne; Gordon, John; Rigsby, Mary Beth
Psychology in the Schools, v36 n5 p403-13 Sep 1999
Reform efforts to improve educational quality and outcomes in public schools in the last decade have focused on improving curricula and teaching methods, with outcomes being gauged by demonstration of improved math and reading scores. This article suggests that outcomes must be assessed for improved outcomes in mental health and classroom parameters if potential benefits are to be realized. (Author/JDM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Demonstration Programs, Early Intervention, Elementary Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Integrated Services, Mathematics Achievement, Mental Health, Mental Health Programs, Outcome Based Education, Program Evaluation, Public Schools, Reading Achievement, School Community Programs, Secondary Schools
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: "School-Based Mental Health Services." For related articles see CG 554 943-949.