The site also provides information on NIMH research, publications, and activities. In Aprilthe National Institute of Mental Health NIMH hosted an invitational symposium of social work leaders, representatives from federal agencies and national organizations, consumer and advocacy groups, and experts who were implementing model EBP efforts in states and at schools of social work.
Professionals from the major health disciplines are collaborating to learn, teach, and implement evidence-based behavioral practice.
This extensive site is a resource for social workers who want to learn about EBP and how to conduct a search of evidence. Improving the Teaching of Evidence-Based Practice.
The guide includes a list of 37 Web sites that contain information about specific evidence-based practices or provide comprehensive reviews of research findings.
The symposium attendees identified a number of issues related to the incorporation of EBP into mental health practice including the following: Some states, government agencies, and payers have endorsed certain specific evidence-based treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders and community assertive treatment for individuals with severe mental illness and thus expect that practitioners are prepared to provide these services.
The NREPP is a searchable online registry that allows users to access descriptive information about interventions as well as peer-reviewed ratings of outcome-specific evidence across several dimensions. The mission of NAMBHA is to collectively promote the behavioral well-being and full potential of people of color and to eliminate disparities in behavioral health services and treatment.
The blog contains discussions on a wide variety of evidence-based issues, research articles, presentations, and links to other resources. In these systematic reviews, the review process and decision-making criteria are transparent and established in advance.
The Evaluation Center provides technical assistance in the area of evaluation to states and nonprofit public entities for improving the planning, development, and operation of adult mental health services.
Implementing evidence-based practices in routine mental health service settings. Social workers and other mental health professionals must be skilled in assessment and diagnosis so the interventions they select appropriately match the identified problem.
Qualitative research can enhance quantitative research and help us better understand cultural issues and contexts related to interventions.
The Campbell Collaboration is an international, nonprofit organization that reviews the effectiveness of behavioral, social, and psychological interventions in the fields of social welfare, criminal justice, and education. The National Working Group on Evidence-Based Health Care represents consumers, caregivers, practitioners, and researchers committed to promoting accurate and appropriate evidence-based policies and practices that improve the quality of health care services in the United States.
January 1st, at 1: The School of Social Work has a blog called EBP Exchange, where faculty, students, and other interested individuals can read, share, and discuss evidence-based research and practice and its impact on the school and the social work profession.
The Cochrane Collaboration is an international, nonprofit organization that produces and disseminates systematic reviews of health care interventions. The overarching goal is the dissemination of research and best practices for the care of older adults. Due to the breadth of the services that social workers provide to persons with serious mental illness, knowledge of interventions must be broader than being able to implement specific evidence-based mental health psychotherapies; however, social workers working with persons with mental health disorders should also be exposed to relevant EBT.
A reliable source of evidence for practice. The term evidence-based practice EBP was used initially in relation to medicine, but has since been adopted by many fields including education, child welfare, mental heath, and criminal justice.
The toolkits contain information sheets for all stakeholder groups, introductory videos, practice demonstration videos, and workbooks or manuals for practitioners.
Consumers and professionals are important stakeholders in developing research agendas so research moves from effectiveness and efficacy to intervention research and takes into account real-world issues of resources, access, consumer and organizational culture, and organizational climate.
The modules will include key ideas, extensive resources, and teaching aids, such as case examples, class activities, lecture notes, and references. Toolkits are available in the areas of outcomes measurement, evaluation methodology and statistics, managed care, performance measurement and quality, Internet evaluation issues, multicultural issues in evaluation, and evidence-based practices.
Ohio SAMI-CCOE is a technical-assistance organization that helps service systems, organizations, and providers implement and sustain the Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment IDDT model an evidence-based practicemaintain fidelity to the model, and develop collaborations within local communities that enhance quality of life for consumers of mental health services and their families.
In particular, practitioners may have concerns that many interventions are tested on very homogenous samples and therefore may not represent the complex co-occurring conditions or cultural and community contexts of many of the clients with whom social workers work.
The United Kingdom-based SCIE works to disseminate knowledge-based good practice guidance; involve service users, carers, practitioners, providers, and policymakers in advancing and promoting good practice in social care; and enhance the skills and professionalism of social care workers through tailored, targeted and user-friendly resources.
Numerous resources are emerging to help connect research to practice and provide information that can be helpful to practitioners.
For more information, visit www. From this perspective, the next levels of evidence from highest to lowest are: The full report can be found at http: NICE is a Canadian national network of researchers and practitioners involved in the care of older adults through medicine, nursing social work, and other allied health professions.
For practitioners trying to identify EBT for the clients they serve, there are a growing number of Web sites and guidebooks available to provide some useful information to help guide practice. The University of Minnesota School of Social Work convened a group of researchers, practitioners, educators, consumers, legislators, and judges to address this issue at a symposium on Evidence-Based Practice and Cultural Competence in the Context of Child Welfare.
The toolkits give users access to some of the most current approaches and instructions on how to implement sound evaluation studies.Children and Gender Inequality: Evidence from Denmark Henrik Kleven, Camille Landais, Jakob Egholt Søgaard.
NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):Children, Labor Studies, Public Economics Despite considerable gender convergence over time, substantial gender inequality persists in all countries. Definitions; Resources; References; This NASW Research Web Page focuses on Evidence-Based Practice.
Social workers increasingly are seeking information about evidence-based practices.Download