Building A Full-Service School: A Step-by-Step Guide / Edition 1

Building A Full-Service School: A Step-by-Step Guide / Edition 1

by Carol Calfee, Frank Wittwer, Mimi Meredith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787940585

ISBN-13: 9780787940584

Pub. Date: 09/25/1998

Publisher: Wiley

"No one who anticipates developing a full-service school should proceed without first studying this manual."
—Joy G. Dryfoos, author of Full-Service Schools

This how-to companion to Joy Dryfoos' Full-Service Schools is the first practical and comprehensive guide to establishing school-based community health and social support services-such as

Overview

"No one who anticipates developing a full-service school should proceed without first studying this manual."
—Joy G. Dryfoos, author of Full-Service Schools

This how-to companion to Joy Dryfoos' Full-Service Schools is the first practical and comprehensive guide to establishing school-based community health and social support services-such as psychological counseling and drug prevention.

Full service (or integrated services) schools have emerged in response to the growing needs of children and families and the dwindling of dollars to support them. Based on the trials and triumphs of an award-winning program, this indispensable guide contains everything needed to create a full-service (or integrated-service) school—from planning processes to funding strategies to service delivery. It shows schools and community agencies how to develop workable joint agreements that accommodate a variety of programs and service delivery approaches. Valuable resources include needs assessment forms, intra-agency agreements, program evaluation tools, facilities criteria, funding sources, family service coordination plans, and disk filled with forms and templates. Building a Full-Service School has been reviewed and Andorsed by national leaders of the full-service movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787940584
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/25/1998
Series:
Education Series
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 8.25(h) x 11.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Why Build a Full-Service School? Understanding How Full-Service Schools Work.

Draw a Blueprint for Collaboration: Planning and Decision Making with Stakeholders.

Pour a Foundation of Knowledge: Strategies for Assessing Community Needs.

Finance the Construction: Identifying Funding Approaches and Sources.

Frame the Funding Request: Writing Funding Proposals and Evaluation Plans.

Furnish the House: Sharing Information, Publicity, and Training.

Conclusion.

Resources.

Appendix A. Matching Full-Service Goals and Services.

Appendix B. Job Description: Full-Service Schools Program Manager.

Appendix C. Community Needs Assessment.

Appendix D. Demographic Survey.

Appendix E. Full-Service School Facilities.

Appendix F. Community Interaction Survey.

Appendix G. Funding Sources.

Appendix H. Program Evaluation.

Appendix I. Characteristics of an Effective Evaluation Plan.

Appendix J. Sharing Information.

Appendix K. Interagency Agreements.

Appendix L. Family Services Program Tools.

Appendix M. Examples of Training Topics.

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