List of Contributors.
SECTION I: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE AND PRACTICE-BASED EVIDENCE.
1 The Current View of Evidence and Evidence-Based Practice (Peter Bower and Simon Gilbody).
2 Building a Rigorous and Relevant Knowledge Base for the Psychological Therapies (Michael Barkham, William B. Stiles, Michael J. Lambert and John Mellor-Clark).
SECTION II: METHODOLOGICAL PLURALISM FOR INDIVIDUAL PRACTITIONERS.
3 Scientific, Practical and Personal Decisions in Selecting QualitativeMethods (Nancy Pistrang and Chris Barker).
4 Theory-Building Case Studies as Practice-Based Evidence (William B. Stiles).
5 Single Case QuantitativeMethods for Practice-Based Evidence (Dean McMillan and Stephen Morley).
SECTION III: MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS FOR INDIVIDUAL PRACTITIONERS AND SERVICES.
6 Outcome Questionnaire System (The OQ System): Development and Practical Applications in Healthcare Settings (Michael J. Lambert, Nathan B. Hansen and S. Cory Harmon).
7 Treatment Outcome Package (TOP) - Development and use in Naturalistic Settings (David Kraus and Louis G. Castonguay).
8 Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation (CORE) - The CORE Measures and System:Measuring,Monitoring andManaging Quality Evaluation in the Psychological Therapies (Michael Barkham, John Mellor-Clark, Janice Connell, Chris Evans, Richard Evans and Frank Margison).
SECTION IV: MONITORING STRATEGIES FOR INDIVIDUAL PRACTITIONERS AND SERVICES.
9 Using Benchmarks and Benchmarking to Improve Quality of Practice and Services (Robert J. Lueger and Michael Barkham).
10 Constructing and DisseminatingOutcome Data at the Service Level: Case Tracking and Benchmarking(Chris Leach and Wolfgang Lutz).
SECTION V: MANAGING IMPROVEMENT VIA ORGANIZATIONS AND PRACTICE NETWORKS.
11 Organizational and Conceptual Framework for Practice-Based Research on the Effectiveness of Psychotherapy and Psychotherapy Training (Robert Elliott and Alberto Zucconi).
12 Practice Research Networks and Psychological Services Research in the UK and USA (Glenys Parry, Louis G. Castonguay, Tom D. Borkovec and Abraham W. Wolf).
SECTION VI: DEVELOPING AND DELIVERIPRACTICE-BASED EVIDENCE.
13 Improving Practice and Enhancing Evidence (Michael Barkham, Gillian E. Hardy and John Mellor-Clark).