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The Evidence-Based Practice: Methods, Models, and Tools for Mental Health Professionals




The Evidence-Based Practice: Methods, Models, and Tools for Mental Health Professionals

Chris E. Stout (Editor), Randy A. Hayes (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-46747-2 November 2004 384 Pages


Evidence-Based Practice (EBP), a trend started in the medical community, is rapidly becoming of critical importance to the mental health profession as insurance companies begin to offer preferential pay to organizations using it. Featuring contributions from top researchers in the field, this groundbreaking book covers everything from what EBP is and its relevance to behavioural health to specific models for application and implementation, building best practice protocols, and evaluating bottom-line effectiveness in your organization.
Foreword by Mary Cesare-Murphy, PhD, JCAHO.


Authors’ Bios.

1. Introduction to Evidence-Based Practices (Randy A. Hayes).

2. Evidence-Based Practices in Supported Employment (Lisa A. Razzano and Judith A. Cook).

3. Assertive Community Treatment (Susan J. Boust, Melody C. Kuhns, and Lynette Studer).

4. Evidence-Based Family Services for Adults with Severe Mental Illness (Thomas C. Jewell, William R. McFarlane, Lisa Dixon, and David J. Miklowitz).

5. Evidence-Based Psychopharmacotherapy: Medication Guidelines and Algorithms (Sy Atezaz Saeed).

6. Psychosocial Rehabilitation (James H. Zahniser).

7. Evidence-Based Practices for People with Serious Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Disorders (Patrick W. Corrigan, Stanley G. McCracken, and Cathy McNeilly).

8. Evidence-Based Treatments for Children and Adolescents (John S. Lyons and Purva H. Rawal).

9. Recovery from Severe Mental Illnesses and Evidence-Based Practice Research (E. Sally Rogers, Marianne Farkas, and William A. Anthony).

10. Evidence-Based Psychosocial Practices: Past, Present, and Future (Timothy J. Bruce and William C. Sanderson).

11. Controversies and Caveats (Chris E. Stout).

12. Evaluating Readiness to Implement Evidence-Based Practice (Randy A. Hayes).

13. How to Start with Your Agency, Practice, or Facility (Randy A. Hayes).

14. Build Your Own Best Practice Protocols (Randy A. Hayes).

Appendix: Resources and Sample Treatment Plans.

Author Index.

Subject Index.