The following update is a continuation of prior updates examining the work of other states and organizations regarding the identification and implementation of evidence-based practices.

The California Institute of Mental Health is committed to improving the quality of mental health care in California’s public mental health system by working with the State Department of Mental Health toward the dissemination and adoption of science-based practices and to build a consensus for a shared stakeholder vision of evidence-based practices in California.

http://www.cimh.org/Services/Adults-Older-Adults/Evidence-Based-Practice.aspx

The link below is to a report on evidence-based practices being used across the country. The report is a 4-year snapshot of system of care communities funded by The Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health.

http://www.tapartnership.org/docs/EBP-PBE-CDEUsedbySOCMatrix_05-09.pdf

The Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health (TA Partnership) is a partnership between the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health and the American Institutes for Research. A review of the TA Partnership mission and other relevant data are available at the link below.

http://www.tapartnership.org/default.php

The link below is to a webpage with an interactive map of States that are actively implementing evidence based practices. These data are somewhat dated but do offer a look into the general EBP efforts of States in the last 10 years.

http://ebp.networkofcare.org/state_init/index.cfm?pageName=ebpmap