A Description of Leisure Counseling Services in Texas Community Mental Health and Mental Retardation Centers

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The purpose of this study is to determine the extent of leisure counseling provided in Texas Community Mental Health and Mental Retardation Centers. Data was gathered from responses to a survey sent to Texas Community MHMR Centers. There was a ninety-three per cent response rate. The results indicated leisure counseling was not being provided, although some minor components of leisure counseling were being conducted at individual centers. Recommendations were made for expansion of recreation programs, the institution of counseling sessions dealing with leisure related topics on a regular basis, the use of leisure interests.:assessment instruments, and the development of a ... continued below

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Fikes, Charles R. December 1976.

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The purpose of this study is to determine the extent of leisure counseling provided in Texas Community Mental Health and Mental Retardation Centers.
Data was gathered from responses to a survey sent to Texas Community MHMR Centers. There was a ninety-three per cent response rate. The results indicated leisure counseling was not being provided, although some minor components of leisure counseling were being conducted at individual centers. Recommendations were made for expansion of recreation programs, the institution of counseling sessions dealing with leisure related topics on a regular basis, the use of leisure interests.:assessment instruments, and the development of a systematic recreation information referral system.

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Fikes, Charles R. A Description of Leisure Counseling Services in Texas Community Mental Health and Mental Retardation Centers, thesis, December 1976; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503974/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .