Evidence Based Practice (EBP)
In response to Senate Bill 267, the Oregon Addiction and Mental Health Division (AMH) finalized a definition of Evidence Based Practices in 2004 to guide programs in their development and service delivery. Marion County Community and Provider Services (CAPS) is committed to fostering and supporting the use of clinical interventions that are based on sound evidence of their efficacy. It is also understood that this is a developmental process and resources have been lacking for implementation and achieving full fidelity to some models of evidence based practices.
In keeping with these considerations, we envision a partnership with our Integrated Delivery System (IDS) and Marion/Polk Community Health Plan (MPCHP) Providers in taking concrete and practical steps towards fulfilling the intent of Senate Bill 267.
If you would like more information and/or a list of currently approved evidence-based practices please see the AMH website. You may also find the information here useful.
In recent months there have been some additions to the list and some adjustments made in definitions. You may also find minutes from key stakeholder meetings that have been convened in crafting these documents. We recommend that agencies visit the site periodically for updates. In addition, CAPS will be available to provide support and technical assistance as we make these transitions in practice.
You may also find information on the National Registry of Evidence-Based Practices at http://nrepp.samhsa.gov/.
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