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The Learning Conference 2003

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The Basics Academy of College and Career Preparation: An Interdisciplinary Systems of Care Approach

Harold E Briggs, Joy D. Leary.


Low income African American school age youth lack a system that includes emphasis on succeeding in both black and white worlds, arithmetic, science, independent and creative thinking and writing, college and career preparation including entrepreneurial education, college placement and continuous systems of care and support. The term basics, refers to each of the abovementioned important study components which are emphasized throughout this innovative practice endeavour.

Presenters

Harold E Briggs  (United States)
Associate Professor
Graduate School of Social Work
Portland State University

Dr Briggs has developed community based practice models for working with African Americans with special needs.


Joy D. Leary  (United States)
Professor
Graduate School of Social Work
Portland State University

Dr’s Leary and Briggs have developed community based practice models for working with African Americans with special needs.

Keywords
  • School Failure
  • Young African Americans



(30 min Conference Paper, English)