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Intervention and Referral Services Committee

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RESOURCE MANUAL

FOR INTERVENTION AND REFERRAL SERVICES

(I&RS)

William L. Librera, Ed.D.

Commissioner of Education

Isaac Bryant

Assistant Commissioner

Division of Student Services

Susan Martz

Director

Office of Program Support Services

Manual Developed By:

Gary L. Vermeire

Program Coordinator

Safe and Drug-Free Schools Unit

NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P. O. BOX 500

TRENTON, NEW JERSEY 08625-0500

(609) 292-5935

October 2002

Funds for the development of this guide were provided in full by a grant from the United States Department of Education, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program, under Title IV, Part A: The Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. PTM number: 1503.01.


STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION 

 

William L. Librera, Ed. D., Commissioner of Education

Secretary, State Board of Education

MAUD DAHME
President
Annandale
RONALD K. BUTCHER
Vice President
Pitman
DONALD C. ADDISON, Jr. Trenton
JEAN ALEXANDER Absecon
MARGARET F. BARTLETT Pine Beach
DEBRA CASHA Kinnelon
KATHLEEN A. DIETZ Hillsborough
ANNE S. DILLMAN Perth Amboy
ARNOLD HYNDMAN Belvidere
ORLANDO EDREIRA Elizabeth
SAMUEL J. PODIETZ Lumberton Township
ROBERTA. H. VAN ANDA Rumson

James E. McGreevey, Governor

State of New Jersey


TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION Adobe Acrobat

Entire Document (1,906 kb PDF | 2.65 md Microsoft Word)

Cover Page, NJ State Board of Education, Table of Contents
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223 kb PDF)
INTRODUCTION
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219 kb PDF)
  • Overview
  • Administrative Code
  • Whole-school Reform
PURPOSE OF I&RS RESOURCE MANUAL
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182 kb PDF)
  • Resource Manual
  • Additional I&RS Materials
THE COLLABORATIVE TEAM APPROACH
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199 kb PDF)
  • Rationale for Collaborative Teams
  • Ancillary Student Support Service
  • Benefits of Building-based I&RS Teams
BEST PRACTICE EXAMPLES OF TEAM COLLABORATION IN SUPPORT OF I&RS
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182 kb PDF)
  • Examples of Best Practices from Other States
  • Research Results of New Jersey’s School Resource Committee Pilot Program
SCOPE OF SERVICES FOR BUILDING-BASED I&RS TEAMS
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528 kb PDF)
  • Program Focus
  • A General Education Program
  • Modes of Operation
  • Life Skills Deficiency Model
  • The Student At Risk for School Failure
  • School Violence
  • Substance Abuse
  • Depression and Suicide
  • Health Issues and Student Performance
  • Teen Sexuality
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Children from Healthy and Vulnerable Families
  • The Resilient Child
  • Summary
STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS OF BUILDING-BASED I&RS TEAMS
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  • Team Composition
  • Team Member Characteristics
  • Team Member Roles and Responsibilities
  • Support for I&RS Team Operations
  • Collaborative Decision Making
  • Relationship of I&RS Team to Other Building-based Teams
  • 144 Choosing an Appropriate Model for I&RS Functions
PLANNING AND ORGANIZING BUILDING-BASED I&RS TEAMS
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207 kb PDF)
  • Ongoing Planning for I&RS Team Success
  • Program Planning Elements
  • Quality of Implementation
THE I&RS TEAM PROCESS
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301 kb PDF)
  • A Proactive Process
  • Phases of the I&RS Team Process
  • 144 Problem Solving Guidelines
  • Team Meeting Agendas
INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES
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480 kb PDF)
  • I&RS Team as a Creative Resource
  • Applied Research and Best Practices
  • Multiple Intelligences
  • Four Stages of Learning
  • Managing the Conditions of Learning
  • Cognitive/Learning Styles
  • Cooperative Team Learning
  • Behavior Management and Student Discipline
  • Ineffective Disciplinary Practices
  • Remediating Classroom Discipline Problems
  • Moral and Ethical Reasoning
  • Curriculum-based Assessment
  • Life Skills
  • School Climate
  • Cross-age Partnerships
  • Adult Volunteers/Mentors
  • In-school Suspension
  • Alternative Education
  • Special Needs Students
  • Professional Development, Coaching and Collegiality
COORDINATION OF HOME, COMMUNITY AND SCHOOL RESOURCES
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300 kb PDF)
  • Working with Parents
  • Working with Community Resources
  • Supportive Organizations/Resources
  • Mental Health Services
  • Drug/Alcohol Services
  • Public Health Services
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Family Support Services
  • The School’s Role in the Treatment and Recovery Process
  • The Healing Process
  • Working with School Resources
CHARACTERISTICS OF EFFECTIVE BUILDING-BASED I&RS TEAMS
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174 kb PDF)
  • Focus on Short- and Long-term Goals
  • Enabling Behavior
  • General Characteristics of Effective Teams
TEAM WELLNESS/MAINTENANCE
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487 kb PDF)
  • The Team Concept
  • Team Definition and Elements of Teams
  • Why Groups Fail
  • Group Development
  • Functions of Group Development Theories
  • Models of Group Development
  • Team Member Task and Maintenance Roles
  • Effective Discussion Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Johari Window
  • Three Problems in Human Relationships and Related Skills
  • Situational Leadership
  • Stress Management
  • Personality/Learning Styles
SCHOOL-WIDE PLANNING
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250 kb PDF)
  • Review, Assessment and Improvement of the I&RS Program
  • Review of Team Progress and Effectiveness
  • School-wide Recommendations
  • Program Evaluation
APPENDIX A: REGULATIONS FOR INTERVENTION AND REFERRAL SERVICES (N.J.A.C. 6A:16-7)
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APPENDIX B: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON I&RS REGULATIONS
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APPENDIX C: RELATED REGULATIONS
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241 kb PDF)
APPENDIX D: SAMPLE I&RS FLOW CHARTS
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161 kb PDF)
APPENDIX E: SAMPLE I&RS FORMS
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263 kb PDF)
APPENDIX F: TECHNICAL RESOURCES AND SERVICES
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253 kb PDF)
APPENDIX G: RESOURCE MATERIALS
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260 kb PDF)
APPENDIX H: BIBLIOGRAPHY
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171 kb PDF)

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