Managing Behavioural Treatment

Managing Behavioural Treatment

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Delinquent adolescents are provided for by a huge network of institutions, ranging from secure units, to probation hostels and units in mainstream schools. The staff who deal with these adolescents come from a wide range of disciplines and training backgrounds, but the most widely used treatment technique is behaviourally oriented. However, most books invariably focus on the mechanics of treatment programmes, and do not address the problems that can occur at a system or policy level. Managing Behavioural Treatment is a clear professional manual for policy implementation. In offering a management perspective on behavioural work, it gives a critique of the organizational structures and policies needed to support effective treatment, and will enable both administrators and practitioners to develop a high-quality service.Module 1: Measuring behaviour 2 This module develops the topics introduced in the module Measuring Behaviour 1: it ... reliability and validity of measurement, reactivity, and basic skills in using descriptive statistics to summarize observational data. Time required: one-day workshop. Module 2: Functional analysis This module draws the distinction between assessment in the sense of gathering data andanbsp;...

Title:Managing Behavioural Treatment
Author:Clive R. Hollin, Kevin J. Epps, David J. Kendrick
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1995


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