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ERIC Number: EJ352491
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Allocating Direct-Care Resources for Treatment of Maladaptive Behavior: The Staff Intensity Scale.
Silverstein, Burton J.; And Others
Mental Retardation, v25 n2 p91-100 Apr 1987
Group process and rating techniques were used to create a scale for measuring severity and frequency of 24 problem behaviors in institutionalized mentally retarded persons. A substantial correlation was found between scores and staff-time allocations, indicating usefulness of the scale as a predictor of staffing requirements for behavior management programs. (KM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Audience: Researchers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
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