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Riverview Hospital Staff Manuals
Richard J. Wiseman

Available only as an ebook.

292 pp. 8 1/2 x 11"
Mental Health / Child & Adolescent Psychiatry / New England History

$3.99 Ebook, 978-0-8195-7598-2

Check your ebook retailer or local library for ebook availability.

The manual developed for Riverview Children’s Hospital

Three staff manuals and handbooks from the formative years of the Riverview Hospital for Children and Youth, a groundbreaking psychiatric hospital in Middletown, Connecticut. Includes the ABCD Program, BLEU Handbook, and Sunburst Handbook. These archival materials provide detail that illuminates the treatment philosophy and methods employed by the hospital staff during the hospital’s formative years.

This ebook is being published as a companion to Riverview Hospital for Children and Youth: A Culture of Promise, by Richard J. Wiseman.

RICHARD J. WISEMAN is one of the pioneers of modern mental health treatment for children, and was the first in Connecticut to argue that autism was a developmental, not a psychiatric, disorder. His work was an important factor in the State of Connecticut’s decision to shift childcare in mental hospitals from the Department of Mental Retardation to the Department of Developmental Services. Wiseman lives in Cromwell, Connecticut.

Tue, 15 May 2018 13:32:24 -0500