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ERIC Number: ED193881
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Observing in Institutions.
Bogdan, Robert; Taylor, Steven J.
The document offers guidelines for observing the nature of life in a variety of closed institutions (state mental hospitals and state schools). An initial section offers guidelines for asking questions, conducting evaluation, and making observations while visiting institutions. The remainder of the document lists questions for 17 areas: building and grounds, admission, the institution's facade, living space, habilitation and treatment, staff, residents, staff/resident communication, vocabulary, daily routines, clothing, personal appearance and hygiene, personal possessions, residents' rights, control, relations with family members, and records. (SBH)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Facilities, Institutional Evaluation, Program Evaluation, Psychiatric Hospitals, Questioning Techniques, State Schools
Center on Human Policy, Division of Special Education and Rehabilitation, Syracuse University, 216 Ostrom Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210 ($0.50)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Human Development (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Developmental Disabilities.
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Div. of Special Education and Rehabilitation.
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