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Improving collaboration between parents ,family members and professionals has recently become a central theme in efforts to improve services for children c.md adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders. In this issue, conceptual issues and practical applications of parent-professional collaboration are presented. Here, we examine the rationale for collaboration, some common barriers to effective partnership and key elements that enhance a collaborative relationship. Accompanying articles describe a broad array of activities occurring throughout the country to promote collaboration, support parent organizing efforts, and enhance family support policy and practice.
Social work with youth, Youth -- Mental health services, Young adults -- Mental health services, Social work with children
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Portland State University. Regional Research Institute, "Focal Point, Volume 04 Number 01" (1989). Focal Point. 9.