ERIC Number: EJ540926
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Issues of Social Validation in Research on Serving Individuals with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders.
Lloyd, John Wills; Heubusch, Joanne D.
Behavioral Disorders, v22 n1 p8-14 Nov 1996
Addresses methods of assessing social validity in interventions with individuals having behavioral disorders. Discusses three areas: (1) specific behavioral goals; (2) the social appropriateness of the procedures; and (3) the social importance of the outcomes. Issues of validity and utility are also raised. The paper concludes that application of trustworthy social validation methods is possible and useful. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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