Need Assessment and Service Planning for Mentally Retarded-Mentally Ill Persons
This chapter reviews the establishment, function, and results of a special needs assessment and plan to develop services for persons who have been identified and diagnosed as both mentally retarded and emotionally disturbed. Because the findings and the plan of services developed by the project have been applied in other areas of the country, a community may wish to establish a similar approach to meet the needs of this special dual-diagnosis population.
KeywordsMental Retardation Primary Diagnosis Service Planning Secondary Diagnosis Dual Diagnosis
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