ERIC Number: EJ480666
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Legalism versus Professionalism in Diagnosing SED in the Public Schools.
Forness, Steven R.
School Psychology Review, v21 n1 p29-34 1992
Focuses on social maladjustment exclusion in serious emotional disturbance criteria in Public Law 94-142, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Responds to earlier articles by Skiba and Grizzle in reaction to Slenovich's book, "PL 94-142 as Applied to DSM III Diagnoses" and Slenovich's response to articles. Addresses two aspects of debate relevant to legal responsibility versus professional responsibility. (NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A