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Becker, Thomas M.; And Others – American Journal of Public Health, 1990
Examines ethnic differences in infectious disease-related mortality in New Mexico's American Indian, Hispanic White, and other White populations from 1958-87. Findings indicate that for most infectious causes, American Indians had the highest mortality rates, followed by Hispanics. Discusses the influence of cultural beliefs and medical practices.…
Descriptors: American Indians, Communicable Diseases, Cultural Differences, Disease Incidence
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Levine, Elaine – Personnel and Guidance Journal, 1983
Describes a training method that provides a systematic, experiential way of teaching both core conditions and their appropriate use according to dynamic phases of the counseling relationship. The model is part of the Master's curriculum in counseling at New Mexico State University, and has been shown to be effective. (Author/JAC)
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Experiential Learning, Graduate Students, Higher Education
D'Andrea, Patricia – La Confluencia, 1979
The article discusses community action in the Mora Valley, as the Mora Land and Water Protective Association decides whether--and how--to fight an intrusion into traditional life in the valley by the Mora Research Center (a tree farm operated by New Mexico State University). (Editor/NQ)
Descriptors: Community Action, Community Attitudes, Conservation (Environment), Economic Change
National Education Goals Panel (ED), Washington, DC. – 1998
The main objective of the third National Education Goal is for all students to be competent in academic subject matter, while the fifth National Education Goal aims for U.S. students to be able to perform at world-class levels in mathematics and science. This report summarizes the progress each state has made toward Goal 3--the students'…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Mathematics Education, National Competency Tests
Long, Richard L., Jr. – 1986
The approach taken to chemical engineering education at New Mexico State University is described in this report. The curriculum model for its undergraduate and graduate program emphasizes both content and skill development. Involvement in tasks related to ongoing research projects is stressed and serves as the basis for course assignments at the…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, College Science, Engineering Education, Graduate Study
White House Conference on Families, Washington, DC. – 1980
Prepared as an address to the White House Conference on Families, this addendum includes state by state summaries of recommendations for solving some of the key problems facing American families today. Included are recommendations from the following states: Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, and…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Child Abuse, Economic Factors, Education
McCoy, Jack – 1984
In March of 1984, a total of 55,771 New Mexico public school students in grades 3, 5, and 8 were tested with the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills (CTBS) as required by the statewide standardized testing program. This document reports scores as national percentile ranks, and indicates the position of New Mexico students compared to a national…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Bilingual Students
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Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1975
An informal coalition of the North American Indian Women's Association, the New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women, and the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor presented a two-day program in Shiprock, New Mexico, to provide employment awareness for Indian women. The July 24-25, 1975 program was attended by 200 Navajo and Hopi…
Descriptors: Agency Role, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Career Awareness
Engel, Emily; And Others – 1978
After surveying the nationwide trend toward reduction and re-evaluation of counselors, this report traces the development of a guidance program accountability evaluation process. The history, a basic definition and rationale of the program, and its goals are described. Various assessment tools, data evaluation and the resulting suggestions and…
Descriptors: Accountability, Counselor Evaluation, Counselors, Educational Assessment
White House Conference on Families, Washington, DC. – 1980
This compilation contains the verbatim texts of recommendations made by states' delegates from 20 western states participating in the Los Angeles regional conference of the White House Conference on Families. The recommendations are organized by topic for each of the individual states. Topics include the following as related to the family: child…
Descriptors: Conferences, Day Care, Economic Status, Education
Halls, Dolores M.; And Others – 1987
This document presents the final report of the "As Families Grow Older" project, a continuing education program for aging network service providers and family members in 23 counties throughout New Mexico which was designed to promote family well-being. It describes how the project, which was in operation from April 1986 through January 1987,…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Family (Sociological Unit), Human Services, Program Effectiveness
Pires, Sheila A.; Silber, Judith Tolmach – 1991
This monograph discusses runaway and homeless youth and the programs that serve them in seven large and medium-sized cities throughout the United States. The monograph focuses on the characteristics and service needs of these youths and the demands they pose for service providers. It examines how the population and the service environment have…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Agency Cooperation, Financial Support, Health Education
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources. – 1987
The Office of United States Senator Daniel Inouye requested information on state minimum licensing and certification requirements for physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and nurses who work directly with patients in state mental hospitals. To obtain this information, the General Accounting Office called the offices of the…
Descriptors: Certification, Health Personnel, Hospital Personnel, Mental Health Programs
Owen, Gordon R. – 1980
A full century before Patrick Henry's persuasive battle for the rights of oppressed people, a San Juan Pueblo Indian medicine man known only as Po-Pay was the masterful communicator and agitator who orchestrated the first American revolution to drive the Spanish back into Mexico. Seeking mineral wealth, cheap labor, and the maximum number of…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Communication Skills, North American History
Boochever, Stephen; And Others – 1980
This report is addressed to Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) sponsors to familiarize them with the issues concerning adolescent pregnancy, highlight innovative approaches in working with young parents, and offer suggestions on how to reach and serve young parents with CETA. The report focuses on the problems of young parents, both…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Birth Rate, Employment Programs
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