Session 5: Evidence Based Practices and Community-Based Organizations

Instructors

Melissa Moore, Pat Bennett

Aims

To provide fellows with and understanding of the challenge and opportunities in implementing EBPs into CBOs

Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will:
  1. Understanding the role of outcome measures and their challenges
  2. Learn how to increase the intervention’s applicability in CBO settings
  3. Understanding the difficulties of disseminating EBP's in mental health CBO's

Key Terms

  • Evidence Based Practice

Agenda

  • 9:00 – 10:30:  Presentation of Organizational change agenda and the birth of the Felton Institute
  • 10:30 – 12:00:  Discussion on relevant evidence based initiatives in similar settings from participants

Readings

Teaching Materials

  • Evidence Based Practice in CBO, CARTA presentation 2.2.09, Melissa Moore PhD, Director Felton Institute, Family Service Agency of San Francisco.

Supplemental Resources

  • None

Assignments

  • None

Summaries of Objectives

  1. Understanding the role of outcome measures and their challenges
    1. Discussion on the kinds of outcomes that are possible to capture in CBOs
    2. Discussion on limitations and resource challenges
  2. Learn how to increase the intervention’s applicability in CBO settings
    1. Study dissemination science and latest best practices
  3. Understanding the difficulties of disseminating EBP's in mental health CBO's
    1. Discussion on expected pitfalls across organizations and partnerships

Assessment Data and Learner Feedback

  1. Understanding the role of outcome measures and their challenges
    1. Understanding of outcome possibilities’ matched to CBO capacities
  2. Learn how to increase the intervention’s applicability in CBO settings
    1. Knowledge in how to research latest best practices in dissemination
  3. Understanding the difficulties of disseminating EBP's in mental health CBO's
    1. Ability to recognize organizational challenges in disseminating EBP’s

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