ERIC Number: ED061685
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Residential Treatment Centers for Emotionally Disturbed Children, 1969-1970.
Witkin, Michael J.; Cannon, Mildred S.
The statistical study presents data in textual and tabular form concerning residential treatment centers (RTCs) for emotionally disturbed children. Characteristics of RTCs detailed include number of facilities and beds, types of services offered, and restrictions regarding admission. Utilization of RTC's is defined in terms of patient movement, volume of service, and percent of beds occupied. Summarized are the following characteristics of staff employed: distribution of employees, man hours worked, staffing patterns for selected professional staff disciplines, and staff utilization. Expenditures are shown by bed size and by geographic division. Total expenditures in these tables are further classified into various specific subcategories. (KW)
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Exceptional Child Research, Institutional Personnel, National Surveys, Psychiatric Services, Residential Programs, Statistical Data
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.45)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.