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Home-Based Therapy For Young Children In Low-Income Families: A Student Training Program, Ryan Mattek, Elizabeth T. Jorgenson, Robert Fox Nov 2012

Home-Based Therapy For Young Children In Low-Income Families: A Student Training Program, Ryan Mattek, Elizabeth T. Jorgenson, Robert Fox

Robert Fox

The purpose of this project was to develop an internship training program that offered in-home therapy for young children with significant emotional and behavior problems. The children lived in single-parent, low-income homes in unsafe neighborhoods of a large, urban area. A year-long, training and supervision program was implemented with 10 second-year, graduate students enrolled in 5 different university programs that prepared mental health professionals. Students received specialized instruction in working with diverse families living in poverty and in an evidence-based treatment program. They initially observed veteran counselors implementing the treatment program in homes and gradually assumed responsibility for conducting sessions ...