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Staff Selection: Choose with Care

Meredith Kiraly
Haworth Press
163 pages. $24.95.

A hiring guide for providers of residential care. The first of the book’s two sections gives a general overview of the varieties of residential living situations. The author highlights good staff qualities for each living situation. The second section provides a lucid, step-by-step plan for employers to recruit, select and maintain staff. Included are diagrams and models for thorough applicant screening procedures, as well as lists of potential problems associated with finding a good match and tips about how to avoid them. (800) 429-6784,

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