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Title: DAY SCHOOL APPROACH TO AGGRESSIVE ADOLESCENTS
Journal: CHILD WELFARE  Volume:55  Issue:10  Dated:(DECEMBER 1976)  Pages:712-724
Author(s): J KENNEDY; J B MITCHELL; L V KLERMAN; A MURRAY
Corporate Author: Brandeis University
United States of America

Worcester Youth Guidance Ctr
United States of America

Worcester State Hospital
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: Brandeis University
Waltham, MA 02154
US Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare
Rockville, MD 20857
Worcester State Hospital
Worcester, MA 01604
Worcester Youth Guidance Ctr
MA
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PAMPHLET DISCUSSES AN EDUCATIONAL AND THERAPEUTIC PROGRAM DEVELOPED SIX YEARS AGO FOR AGRESSIVE ADOLESCENTS AGES 13-19 WHO WERE UNABLE TO FUNCTION WITHIN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Abstract: THE DAY SCHOOL HAS THREE PROGRAM COMPONENTS: THERAPY, TRADITIONAL EDUCATION, AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING. THE STAFF CONSISTS OF A PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL WORKER SERVING AS DIRECTOR, A PSYCHIATRIC NURSE, A REHABILITATION COUNSELOR, TEACHERS, AND CONSULTING PSYCHIATRISTS AND PSYCHOLOGISTS. ALTHOUGH TEACHING IS THE PRINCIPAL DISCIPLINE AMONG THE PERSONNEL, FACTORS SUCH AS THE MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING OF THE DIRECTOR AND OTHER STAFF MEMBERS, THE LOCATION ON THE GROUNDS OF A MENTAL HOSPITAL, AND THE INTENT OF THE FOUNDERS HAVE GIVEN THE PROGRAM A MENTAL HEALTH ORIENTATION. EVALUATION RESEARCH ON THE PROGRAM IS PRESENTLY UNDERWAY....RCB
Index Term(s): Crime prevention measures; Juveniles; Massachusetts; Programs; Rehabilitation; Treatment/Therapeutic Community
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