CityViews 3/14/12: Homeschooling/House Calls for Mentally Ill

 

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Segment 1:

Homeschooling continues to gain popularity as yet another option in the mainstream education system, with the number of children being homeschooled increasing by about 7 percent between 2007 and 2010. On Wednesday, we’ll talk about why many Utah parents are choosing to teach their children themselves and what it takes to make homeschooling an enriching and rewarding experience.

Guests:

  • Dr. Bethany M. Gardiner, author, “Highlighting Homeschooling”
  • Tonnette Harris, Utah Home Education Association

 

 

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Segment 2:

Salt Lake County is launching a new mobile unit to respond to mental health emergencies. On Wednesday, we’ll find out details about this new crisis team and why having a psychiatrist on the scene could save lives and money.

Guests:

  • Rick Elorreaga, Exec. Dir., OptumHealth
  • Julie Hardle, OptumHealth
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