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Training staff to integrate educational and therapeutic approaches for the client with developmental and psychiatric disabilities

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This article argues that people who have a mental illness in addition to a developmental disability are usually served in programs which were not designed to meet the needs of individuals with psychiatric disability. It recommends that mental health consultants are used to provide community staff with the necessary education and information so that community programs are then able to serve people who have been dually diagnosed. Keyword: Professionals

Author
Hurley, Anne Hurley, Frank Sovner, Robert
Source
The Habilitative Mental Healthcare Newsletter Volume 10 Number 12
Publisher
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Publication Date
1 February 1991
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Professionals
Origin
United States

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