Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101680
About the Course:
In recent years, evidence-based practices (EBPs) have become the foundation of clinical work and service delivery in the fields of medicine and behavioral health. The emphasis on EBPs is also important in homeless services. An Expert Panel on Evidence-Based Practices in Homeless Services discussed how to identify and implement evidence-based practices in the field. The purpose of this report is to summarize the panel discussion by highlighting key messages, conceptual issues, strategic directions, and next steps.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Expert Panel on Evidence-Based Practices in Homeless Services created by Department of Health and Human Services
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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about evidence-based practices in homeless services. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss the need to convene a panel on evidence-based practices in homeless services and identify the major points that captured the essence of their dialogue.
Summarize the discussion of the panel, including the issues of complexity, shifting paradigms, the research-practice gap, and common principles of promising practices.
Describe attempts to strengthen and integrate streams of evidence, the spreading of promising practices throughout the field, and proposed future directions.
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