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PBS Links Related to Mental Health and Child Welfare

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Research Case Study Summaries

Reading Brief 1

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Baker, D. J., Blumberg, R., & Freeman, R. (2002). Considerations for functional assessment of problem behavior among persons with developmental disabilities and mental illness. In J. Jacobson, J. Mulick, and S. Holburn (Eds.), Programs and services for people with dual developmental and psychiatric disabilities (pp. 51-66). Kingston, NY: NADD.

Case Study Summaries from Research


Freeman, R.L., Horner, R.H., & Reichle, J.E. (1999). Relation between heart rate and problem behaviors. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 104(4), 330-345.


Useful Links

Knowledge Transfer & Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice in Children's Mental Health


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