State Examples: Evidence-Based Practices
CT: implemented MDFT and MST statewide.
GA: Implemented Seven Challenges statewide.
Signed a MOU with DJJ to blend funds to provide Seven Challenges training to DJJ staff.
VT: Developed six Centers of Excellence across the State.
TN: Catalyst for legislation requiring DCS to contract solely with agencies/providers that can implement EBPs for youth in JJ; created director of Evidence-Based Practices
AZ: Worked with State best practices committee to adopt three evidence-based practices statewide.
SC: Created Systems Integration/Best Practices Coordinator position at State level. Housed at DMH, position will focus on improving practice in adolescent SA/MH and co-occurring disorders
2 Data from SAC grant Year 3
© Doreen A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D.
November 12, 2009