Full Service Community Schools: Prevention of Delinquency in Students with Mental Illness and/or Poverty

Full Service Community Schools: Prevention of Delinquency in Students with Mental Illness and/or Poverty

by Robert F. Kronick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0398075719

ISBN-13: 9780398075712

Pub. Date: 02/28/2005

Publisher: Thomas, Charles C. Publisher, Ltd.

This book is about children who are living dangerously close to the edge - the edge of delinquency, mental illness, and poverty. Beginning with a discussion of the role of Joy Dryfoos in the development of comprehensive schools, this work is based on the Full Service Schools program which began in 1998 in three elementary inner-city schools in Knoxville, Tennessee.…  See more details below

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This book is about children who are living dangerously close to the edge - the edge of delinquency, mental illness, and poverty. Beginning with a discussion of the role of Joy Dryfoos in the development of comprehensive schools, this work is based on the Full Service Schools program which began in 1998 in three elementary inner-city schools in Knoxville, Tennessee. This book will be valuable to school administrators, private child care workers, family resource and youth service center coordinators, alternative educators, and others that are concerned with improving educational quality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780398075712
Publisher:
Thomas, Charles C. Publisher, Ltd.
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1The role of Joy Dryfoos in the development of comprehensive schools1
2Culture and self efficacy : the Appalachian experience13
3Full service community schools : a system's view20
4Juvenile justice - the rights of children : fact, fiction, or fantasy48
5Serving the public in inner-city schools : some pragamatic ways to improve low performance58
6The phenomenology of events 2000-2004 : where goest full service community schools?70
7Student contributions - Paulson, Youngblood, Gourley, Catalana, and Nachtrab86
8Effective teacher preparation must include the needs of the whole child and the family122
AppOrganizational health inventory - middle level135

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