Lead Program Activities Case Study

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In a Nevada mental health institute for individuals with intellectual disabilities, Quiltch (1975) compared three staff-management procedures to insure implementation of desired programs. Ninty-five individuals of varying sex and ages were used in the study. The daily average number of active persons was recorded before and after direct-care staff were scheduled to lead program activities and each received feedback on the number of active participants during the time they carried out activities. A multiple baseline across the four wards was used to measure the effects a memo, workshop, and schedule-plus feedback procedure. A memo instructing all staff to lead daily activities and a workshop to teach staff how to lead activities were introduced
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