Consultation for Self-Evaluation

Social Climate Assessment as a Catalyst for Programmatic Change in Mental Health Treatment Environments
  • Steven Friedman


The purpose of this chapter is to illustrate the use of social climate assessment techniques within a consultation framework. The goal of such consultation to mental health treatment settings is to facilitate self-evaluation and programmatic changes on the part of the existing staff. The consultant educates the staff on the use of social climate assessment techniques that are highly economical, efficient, valuable to line staff, and incorporate clients’ contributions.


Social Climate Line Staff Staff Perception Token Economy Staff Control 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven Friedman
    • 1
  1. 1.Downstate Medical CenterBrooklynUSA

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