Developmental Rehabilitation Perspectives in the Day Treatment of Children with Serious Emotional Disorders



The importance of a developmental rehabilitation perspective in clinical and educational programs for seriously emotionally disturbed children has evolved from the author’s 40 years of professional experience in university and community settings. The purpose of this chapter is to present the rationale for this approach in working with emotionally disturbed children in general, and, especially, in working with those where long-term conventional treatments have been unsuccessful.


Special Education Residential Treatment Child Psychiatry Social Skill Training Special Education Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.South Shore Mental Health CenterQuincyUSA

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