ERIC Number: EJ445467
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Counseling Persons with Mental Retardation and Psychiatric Disorders: A Preliminary Study of Mental Health Counselors' Perceptions.
Bihm, Elson M.; Leonard, Paulette J.
Journal of Mental Health Counseling, v14 n2 p225-33 Apr 1992
Mental health counselors (n=90) rated 24 items as particularly important in working with clients with mental retardation or psychiatric disturbances. Knowledge and skills rated as significant included areas such as counseling relationship, dealing with specific psychiatric disorders, training clients in specific behavioral skills, and dual diagnosis (mental retardation and psychiatric disturbance) issues. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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