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California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools. – 2003
This Introductory Packet provides readings and related activities on support for transitions to address barriers to student learning covering both research and best practices. It explores why transitions are dangerous opportunities that can disrupt or promote development. Key transitions and related intervention strategies are presented for…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mental Health, Prevention, Program Development
Sanders, Charles D.; And Others – 1986
This document contains five papers about resources, support systems, and advocacy presented at a national conference about the nonwhite disabled. The papers and authors are: (1) "A College-Based Rehabilitation Training Program for Working with the Nonwhite Disabled" (C. D. Sanders)--program components include attention to sensitivity training,…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Blacks, Community Colleges, Community Resources
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Blood, Gordon W. – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 1995
This article describes a cognitive-behavioral treatment package for relapse management in adolescents who stutter. The package includes game-based training techniques in problem solving, communication skills, and assertiveness; coping responses for stuttering episodes; and realistic expectations for fluency and relapse. Follow-up results with…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Communication Skills
Schinke, Steven Paul; And Others – White Cloud Journal of American Indian Mental Health, 1985
Suggests strategies for assessment, design, implementation, and evaluation of substance abuse prevention programs with American Indian youth. Illustrates use of each strategy with examples from drug abuse prevention activities in Northwest Indian communities. (JHZ)
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indians, Change Strategies, Community Programs
Roberts, Robert E. – 1984
Several characteristics and perspectives of how Mexican Americans regard health care are presented for health care providers. Following a brief discussion of culture and health, the guide describes the traditional and modern value orientations of Hispanics and the external forces that contribute to their adoption. Four key concepts to…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Cultural Traits
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Berry, Judy O. – Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 1987
Discussion of the impact of a severely communication disabled child on the family focuses on ways professionals can involve parents in their child's use of augmentative and alternative communication devices. Specific strategies presented include providing information, using a systems approach, creating support networks, and advocating teamwork.…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Children, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Communication Disorders
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Gerhardt, Stephen L. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1986
Reviews literature focusing on the involvement of community college libraries in literacy programs. Examines West Hills Community College's developmental/remedial program, highlighting the gains in reading skills of students participating in the library-based program. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Library Role, Library Services
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Given, Barbara K.; Stack, Brendan C. – Journal of School Health, 1986
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction is described. A review of research related to symptoms, incidence, correlates, and causes of TMJ dysfunction in children is presented. (Author/MT)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Dental Health, Elementary Secondary Education