The Evidence–Based Practice. Methods, Models, and Tools for Mental Health Professionals

  • ID: 2210368
  • Book
  • 384 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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"Accountability and the behavioral sciences will be the hallmark of the twenty–first century health care delivery system. Stout and Hayes provide ′hands–on′ guidance for those mental health practitioners willing to become involved in shaping their own professional destinies."

Pat DeLeonformer president, American Psychological Association

"Stout and Hayes have brought together a wonderful cast of experienced clinicians and clinician–administrators who understand both the need for, and the provision of, solid care for people with mental disorders. . . . Clinicians and clinical administrators who follow the principles in The Evidence–Based Practice will be doing a favor for both their patients and themselves. What a great book!"
William H. Reid, MD, MPH, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center


The Evidence–Based Practice: Methods, Models, and Tools for Mental Health Professionals gives practitioners everything they need to effectively understand, evaluate, and implement evidence–based practice (EBP). This exceptional book features insight and information from the top researchers and leading practitioners in the field. EBP is covered in such relevant mental health contexts as:

  • Community treatment
  • Severe mental illness treatment and recovery
  • Psychopharmacotherapy
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation
  • Substance abuse disorders
  • Treating children and adolescents

In addition, The Evidence–Based Practice provides detailed guidance on important aspects of implementation, including how to evaluate readiness as well as where and how to begin EBP in different types of agencies, practices, and facilities. A helpful appendix includes sample treatment plans and additional resources.

With a Foreword by Mary Cesare–Murphy, Executive Director, Behavioral Health Care, JCAHO the leading accrediting body in behavioral health The Evidence–Based Practice is an essential handbook for mental health trainers, students, frontline clinicians and counselors, and administrators.

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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.

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Chris E. Stout
Randy A. Hayes
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