Brian MacIsaac

Interconnected Systems (Education, Mental Health, & Medicine) For Emotionally Disturbed Youth: The Nova Scotia Schools Plus Program.

Supervisors: Dr. Sarah Francis, Psychology; Dr. Sharon Penney, Education; Dr. Rick Audas, Medicine.

Research: The study examines Nova Scotia's response to the growing challenge of accommodating behaviorally challenged/emotionally dysfunctional school aged children. This is an inter-agency approach set up under the Child and Youth Strategy where selected schools become centers of multi-disciplinary service delivery. Through the use of critical methodology the study examines the Schools Plus Pilot program and teacher's perceptions of program success.

Discipline: Education, Psychology, Medicine