Best Practices in Residential Treatment

1st Edition

Rodney A Ellis

Published September 9, 2008
Reference - 164 Pages
ISBN 9780789037893 - CAT# HW15935

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Best Practices in Residential Treatment is a detailed examination of the latest information on empirically tested, evidence-based interventions and procedures across the many dimensions of residential treatment practice. Respected authorities from a broad range of professions provide a truly interdisciplinary look into the various diverse aspects of the treatment of children and youths in a residential setting. The book brings the most current information available on best practices, cultural competence, substance abuse, facility management, medication management, and planning for community reentry. 

This book provides the latest in research and practical techniques for the unique treatment program. This helpful resource extensively discusses effective counseling interventions, medication management approaches, facility management issues, and aftercare approaches to ensure successful outcomes for children and adolescents leaving a facility. The book’s comprehensive nature offers practitioners the most current information on best practices in the residential treatment arena and can serve as a useful resource for future decision-making. This volume is extensively referenced and includes tables to clearly present data.

This book is a valuable resource for social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, residential program administrators, state departments of children’s services, educators, and students at all levels.

This book was published as a special issue of Residential Treatment For Children & Youth.

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