ERIC Number: EJ847505
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Aug
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Adolescents in Residential and Inpatient Treatment: A Review of the Outcome Literature
Bettmann, Joanna E.; Jasperson, Rachael A.
Child & Youth Care Forum, v38 n4 p161-183 Aug 2009
Operationalizing treatment efficacy has become essential in the field of psychotherapy. Managed health care now requires psychotherapy to produce measurable outcomes and define success concretely. This requirement has resulted in research attempting to identify empirically supported and evidence-based treatments. This article presents a review of adolescent residential and inpatient outcome literature, for the purpose of identifying elements of successful programs and highlighting needed directions for research in the field.
Descriptors: Outcomes of Treatment, Psychotherapy, Adolescents, Residential Programs, Counseling Techniques, Literature Reviews, Program Effectiveness, Counseling Effectiveness
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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