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Preparing Students with Psychiatric Disabilities for Postsecondary Education: Classes I and II
Item Number:  EDU-003 Unit Price: $30.00

These curricula present two preparatory classes for students who wish to expand their vocational options through higher education in college or technical school.  The curricula are designed for use by teachers in psychiatric rehabilitation or special education settings.  The first course, Strategies for Success, helps students identify their career goals, education needs, and schools providing the training and academic setting they desire.  The curriculum includes units on values clarification, consumer education to recognize fraudulent advertising by trade schools and lending institutions, and visits to  local postsecondary schools.  The second course, Improving Study Skills, is composed of ten sessions, each focusing on a particular skill critical for academic achievement, including test-taking strategies and reading techniques.

Preparing Students with Psychiatric Disabilities for Postsecondary Education: Class I - Strategies for Success (see description above) (M. Solomon, J. Kerouac, R. Feldman, & J. Cook)
Item Number:  EDU-001 Unit Price: $17.00

Preparing Students with Psychiatric Disabilities for Postsecondary Education: Class II - Improving Study Skills (see description above) (J. Kerouac, M. Solomon, R. Feldman, & J. Cook)
Item Number:  EDU-002 Unit Price: $17.00

Peer Support for Students in Postsecondary Education ( K. Unger & S. Langi)
Item Number: EDU-004 Unit Price $10.00

This manual provides consumer students with the supports necessary to achieve  academic success in postsecondary settings, including universities, colleges, and trade schools.  Readers will learn how to establish peer support groups and peer tutoring programs, as well as develop group facilitation skills.  Advocacy strategies and special classroom accommodations also are discussed..

Cook, J.A. & Solomon, M.L. (1993).  The Community Scholar Program: An  Outcome Study of Supported Education for Students with Severe Mental Illness, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal, 17(1), 83-97.
Item Number: ART-033 Unit Price: $2.75

Cook, J.A., Wessell, M., & Dincin, J.  (1987). Predicting Educational Levels of the Severely Mentally Ill: Implications for Psychosocial Program Directors, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal, 11(1), 23-37.
Item Number:  ART-036 Unit Price: $2.75

Cook, J.A., Yamaguchi, J., & Solomon, M.L.  (1993). Field-Testing a Post-Secondary Faculty In-Service Training for Working with Students Who Have Psychiatric Disabilities, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal, 17(1), 157-169.
Item Number:  ART-038 Unit Price: $2.75

Razzano, L., Pickett, S.A., & Cook, J.A.  (1997).  Educational Achievement for Mental Health Consumers:  One Agency's Transition to a Comprehensive Supported Education Program, Continuum: Journal of the American Association of Partial Hospitalization, 4(1), 81-92.
Item Number: ART-049b Unit Price: $2.75

 

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