• Journal Article

Participation of professionals, paraprofessionals, and direct-care staff members in the interdisciplinary team meeting

Citation

Bailey, D., Thiele, J. E., Ware, W. B., & Helsel-DeWert, M. (1985). Participation of professionals, paraprofessionals, and direct-care staff members in the interdisciplinary team meeting. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 89(4), 437-440.

Abstract

Results of a study of individual participation in interdisciplinary team meetings, with a focus on the participation behavior of professionals, paraprofessionals, and direct-care staff members, were reported. Several differences in observed and self-perceived participation were noted, with the general finding that professional staff members exhibited the highest levels of participation, whereas direct-care staff members exhibited the lowest levels of participation