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...function in main classrooms and can become dangers to themselves or to others. With behavior disordered/emotionally disturbed children, sometimes they cannot function and cannot cope in the regular environment.As a social worker for three...
Finally, an answer to 'What can I do?'

...prepared to watch out for a stranger who may hurt her or him, it is not enough. HAVING WORKED with abused and emotionally disturbed children since 1974, I am too familiar with the horror stories of torture and trauma that children experience. The...
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Proposals would help mentally ill

...from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide home and community-based care for emotionally disturbed children, hoping to shift treatment from institutions. About 4,000 children with emotional or behavioral problems...
Cuts to child psychology services draw criticism

...president of the Georgia Alliance for Children, said lack of access to psychological counseling could drive more emotionally disturbed children to commit acts that would land them in juvenile detention centers. Once caught up in the criminal-justice...
Religion news in brief

...Md. -- Mary Virginia Merrick, who founded the Bethesda-based Christ Child Society to help needy and emotionally disturbed children, is the first person nominated for sainthood by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington. Merrick...
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Children's care questioned

...employee staged a mock riot with some children. Tim Harbeson, director of the state Continuum of Care for Emotionally Disturbed Children, said SpringBrook has taken corrective actions, but the organization continues to monitor the facility...
Children sent to suspect after evidence gathered

...Linda Johnson, Richmond County DFACS director. During that time, her agency referred numerous abused and emotionally disturbed children to Dr. Craft for treatment, Mrs Johnson said. A total of 20 children were referred to Dr. Craft since...
House approves spending plan Athens Technical Institute $84,600 to complete first phase funding of community services to severely emotionally disturbed children $540,000 to complete the multipurpose building at the Athens juvenile detention facility
Fixing a bad IDEA

...teachers in our two-state area should be pleased that Congress is strengthening their hand to deal with emotionally disturbed children who disrupt the classroom. When the Individuals with Disabilities Act was passed in 1975, it sounded, as...
Hodges accused of raiding fund

...Mr. Hodges also has been criticized lately for transferring $300,000 out of the Continuum of Care for Emotionally Disturbed Children into his office's operating account. Mr. Hodges said the transfer was necessary in the face of budget...