EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS

The purpose of this article is to integrate science into clinical practice by introducing marriage and family therapists to the ideas of evidence-based practice (EBP). Evidence-based practice, which originated in the medical field, refers to the process of using research to make clinical decisions t...

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Published in:Journal of marital and family therapy, Vol. 30, No. 2 (2004), p. 0
Main Author: Patterson, Jo Ellen (Author)
Other Involved Persons: Miller, Richard B. ; Carnes, Stefanie ; Wilson, Shanna
Format: electronic Article
Published: Oxford, UK : Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2004
ISSN:1752-0606
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1111/j.1752-0606.2004.tb01233.x
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  • The purpose of this article is to integrate science into clinical practice by introducing marriage and family therapists to the ideas of evidence-based practice (EBP). Evidence-based practice, which originated in the medical field, refers to the process of using research to make clinical decisions that best meet the needs of each client. Included in the description is a brief history ofEBPs and ideas about learning EBPs. Suggestions are also made about the use EBPs in MFT training programs, and resources are provided to enable clinicians to use EBPs in clinical practice.