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ERIC Number: EJ492976
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
Quality Care for Individuals with Dual Diagnosis: The Legal and Ethical Imperative to Provide Qualified Staff.
Thomas, J. Ressler
Mental Retardation, v32 n5 p356-61 Oct 1994
An evaluation of the treatment and habilitation services provided to individuals with dual diagnoses of mental retardation and mental illness concludes that service delivery is currently unacceptable. This article considers legal issues, general ethical principles, and codes of ethics of two professional groups. The ultimate responsibility of administrators and supervisors for service quality is stressed. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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