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Selected Readings About
The Regional Intervention Program

Ora, J.P. (1971). The involvement and training of parent-and citizen-workers in early education for the handicapped and their implications. In Not all little wagons are red. Reston, VA: Council for Exceptional Children.

Stuart, R. (1972). Managing the cantankerous child. American Education.

Snider, J., Sullivan, W., & Manning, D. (1974). Industrial engineering participation in a special education program. Tennessee Engineer, 1, 21-23.

Wiegerink, R. & Parrish, V. (1974). A parent-implemented preschool program. In D. Lillie and P. Trohanis (Eds.), Teaching parents to teach: Four models. ERIC Document Reproduction Service, (No. ED 102-778).

Strain, P.S. & Timm, M.A. (1974). An experimental analysis of social interaction between a behaviorally disordered preschool child and her classroom peers. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 7, 583-590.

Fields, S. (1975). Parents as therapists. Innovations, 1975, 2 (No. 3), 3-8.

Wiegerink, R., Parrish, V., & Buhl, I. (1975). Consumerism: A role for consumerism in the DD movement. In Advocacy: A role for DD councils. Chapel Hill, N.C: DD/Technical Assistance System.

Gold Award: (1976). A parent-implemented early intervention program for preschool children: Regional Intervention Program. Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 27, 728-731.

Reisinger, J.J. & Ora, J.P. (1976). Parents as change agents for their children; A review. Journal of Community Psychology, 4, 102-123.

Hester, P. (1977). Evaluation and accountability in a parent-implemented early intervention service. Community Mental Health Journal, 13, 261-267.

Special report. (1978). 30 years of achievement awards: A review. Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 29, 654-670.

President's Committee on Mental Retardation. (1979). The Regional Intervention Program. In Mental retardation: The leading edge. U.S. Government Printing Office, DHEW Publication No. (OHDS) 79-21018.

Timm, M.A., Strain, P.S., & Eller, P. (1979). The effects of systematic, response- dependent fading and thinning procedures on the maintenance of child-child interaction. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 12, 142.

Eller, P., Jordan, H., Parrish, A., & Elder, P. (1979). Professional qualification: Mother. In R.L. York & E. Edgar (Eds), Teaching the severely handicapped: Vol. IV. Seattle: American Association for the Education of the Severely/ Profoundly Handicapped.

Parrish,V. & Hester, P. (1980). Controlling behavior techniques in an early intervention program. Community Mental Health Journal, 16 (2), 169-175.

Strain, P.S., Young, C., & Horowitz, J. (1981). An examination of child and family demographic variables related to generalized behavior changes during oppositional child training. Behavior Modification, 5, 15-26.

Timm, M.A. & Rule, S. (1981). A cost-effective parent-implemented program for young handicapped children. Early Child Development and Care (London, England), 7, 147-163.

Knitzer, J. (1981). Unclaimed children: The failure of public responsibility to children and adolescents in need of mental health services. Washington, D.C.: Children's Defense Fund.
Pp. 19-20.

Strain, P.S., Steele, P., Ellis, T., and Timm, M.A. (1982). Long-term effects of oppositional child treatment with mothers as therapists and therapist trainers. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 15, 163-169.

Timm, M.A. & Hester (P.). (1983). Regional Intervention Program. In N. Hobbs, The troubled
and troubling child. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Pp. 64-67.

Rule, S., Harrison, L., & Timm, M.A. (1984). A parent-implemented model addresses rural service delivery needs. Rural Network Monographs. Washington, D.C..

Timm, M.A. (1988). RIP: A parent-implemented treatment model for families with behaviorally disordered and/or developmentally delayed young children. In J. Stark, F. Menolascino, M. Albarelli, & V. Gray (Eds.), Mental health and mental retardation. New York: Springer-Verlag. Pp. 281-293.

Zabel, R.K. (Ed.). (1991). Problems and praises of special education and related services for children and youth with emotional or behavioral disorders. Behavioral Disorders, 16 (4),

Timm, M.A. (1993). Behavioral challenges with preschoolers. Special Education Leadership, January-March, 16-18.

Timm, M.A. (1993). The Regional Intervention Program: Family treatment by family members. Behavioral Disorders, 19 (1), 34-43.

Duchnowski, A.J. (1994). Innovative service models: Education. Journal of Clinical Child
Psychology, 23, 13-18.

Strain, P.S. & Timm, M.A. (2001). Remediation and prevention of aggression: An evaluation of the Regional Intervention Program over a quarter century. Behavioral Disorders, 26 (4), 297-313.























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