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ERIC Number: EJ589205
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0279-6015
Ethical and Legal Issues Associated with the Use of Aversives in the Public Schools: The SIBIS Controversy.
Jacob-Timm, Susan
School Psychology Review, v25 n2 p184-98 1996
Explores four types of intervention available in treating self-injurious behavior (SIB). One effective, although controversial, treatment in reducing SIB involves use of Self-Injurious Behavior Inhibiting System (SIBIS), a device which delivers a mild electric shock following a blow to the head. Reviews and explains the ethical and legal issues surrounding the use of aversives in public schools. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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