Employing Behavioral Methods to Improve the Context of Care within a Public Psychiatric Hospital: Enhancing Psychosocial Programming

Donat, Dennis C.
September 2006
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal;Fall2006, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p137
Academic Journal
This article reviews efforts, grounded in principles of behavioral science, to improve the "goodness of fit" between the needs of psychiatrically impaired individuals and the army of day program classes offered in a public psychiatric hospital. The relevance of behavioral science and technology for planning and implementing such change in resource-challenged organizations is discussed.


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