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Evidence-based prevention

Author: Katherine A Raczynski
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2013.
Series: Prevention practice kit.
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The book introduces several definitions of evidence-based practice and the common components of these definitions. A broad overview of considerations for evaluating the quality and trustworthiness of prevention research is provided along with a discussion of common features of effective prevention programs. Guidance is provided on identifying evidence-based programs, including detailed descriptions of online  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine A Raczynski
ISBN: 9781452258003 1452258007
OCLC Number: 817262802
Description: viii, 83 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Definitions and Components of Evidence-Based Practice and Programs --
Best Research Evidence --
Types of Evidence --
Design of the Research Study --
Clinical Expertise --
Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning --
Treatment Implementation and Monitoring --
Interpersonal Skills --
Self-Reflection and Improvement --
Application of Current Research Evidence --
Understanding the Influence of Cultural, Contextual, and Individual Differences on Treatment --
Seeking Additional Resources as Needed --
A Cogent Rationale for Treatment Decisions --
Patient Characteristics, Values, and Preferences --
The Role of Individual Characteristics --
The Role of Population Characteristics --
The Role of Developmental Characteristics --
Summary --
ch. 2 Evaluating Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods --
Kinds of Preventive Evidence --
Qualitative Evidence --
Quantitative Evidence --
Using Qualitative and Quantitative Evidence. Contents note continued: Quality of Prevention Evidence --
Threats to Internal Validity --
Threats to External Validity --
Study Designs --
True Experimental Designs --
Quasi-Experimental designs --
Preexperimental Research Designs --
The Conflict Between Internal and External Validity and the "Bubble Hypothesis" --
Conclusion --
ch. 3 Criteria for Evidence-Based Practice and Programs --
Common Features of Effective Prevention Programs --
Principles Related to Program Characteristics --
Principles Related to Matching the Program With the Targeted Population --
Principles Related to Implementation and Evaluation of Prevention Programs --
Society for Prevention Research Standards of Evidence for Efficacy, Effectiveness, and Dissemination --
Criteria for Efficacy --
Criteria for Effectiveness --
Criteria for Dissemination --
A Classification Scheme for Organizing Research Evidence --
Research Context --
Research Function --
The Classification Matrix. Contents note continued: ch. 4 Selecting and Implementing Evidence-Based Programs --
Identifying Evidence-Based Programs --
National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices --
What Works Clearinghouse --
Promising Practices Network --
Social Programs That Work --
Blueprints for Violence Prevention --
Summary --
Selecting Evidence-Based Programs --
Determining the Need for a Prevention Program --
Deciding on the Targeted Population and Identifying Program Goals --
Selecting the Program --
Implementing and Evaluating the Program --
Sharing Results --
Summary.
Series Title: Prevention practice kit.
Responsibility: Katherine Raczynski [and others].

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Provides an introduction to evidence-based prevention in psychology. This book addresses the types of questions that may be most pertinent to counselors, psychologists, and other mental health  Read more...

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