"This book should be required reading for administrators and staff in all restrictive facilitiestherapeutic schools, inpatient units, residential facilities, and juvenile detention centersand for the parents who must entrust their children to these facilities." Ross W. Greene, PhD, author, The Explosive Child
About the Author
Kathleen Regan, RN, BSN, MHA, has worked in the field of psychiatric nursing for more than 25 years. In 2001 she joined Cambdridge Health Alliance as nurse manager for the Child Assessment Unit. She was instrumental in the process of steering the unit toward humane, trauma-sensitive care for the troubled children they dealt with. These efforts have been very successful and are being adapted elsewhere. She has so far consulted with programs from Texas, Oregon, Connectticut, and within Massachussets. She lives in Hingham, Massachussets.