Developing and Delivering Practice-Based Evidence: A Guide for the Psychological Therapies

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Michael Barkham, Gillian E. Hardy, John Mellor-Clark
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 29, 2010 - Psychology - 408 pages
Developing and Delivering Practice-based Evidence promotes a range of methodological approaches to complement traditional evidence-based practice in the field of psychological therapies.
  • Represents the first UK text to offer a coherent and programmatic approach to expand traditional trials methodology in the field of psychological therapies by utilizing evidence gained by practitioners 
  • Includes contributions from UK and US scientist-practitioners who are leaders in their field
  • Features content appropriate for practitioners working alone, in groups, and for psychological therapy services

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Foreword xvii
Acknowledgements xxv
Building a Rigorous and Relevant Knowledge Base forthe
Scientific Practical and Personal Decisions in Selecting
TheoryBuilding Case Studies as PracticeBased Evidence 91
Single Case Quantitative Methods for PracticeBased Evidence 109
ConstructingandDisseminatingOutcome DataattheService
Practice Research Networks and Psychological Services
Index 355

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Michael Barkham is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the Centre for Psychological Services Research at the University of Sheffield. He has published approximately 150 scientific papers and 30 book chapters in the fields of clinical psychology, counselling, and psychotherapy and has an abiding commitment to strengthening the paradigm of practice-based evidence.

Gillian E. Hardy is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the Clinical Psychology Unit and the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology training programme at the University of Sheffield. She has published extensively in the field of psychotherapy outcome and process research.

John Mellor-Clark has been engaged in the evaluation of UK psychological therapies and counselling for the past 20 years. Through the mid-1990s, he led the development of the CORE System as the first standardised quality evaluation system in the UK for psychological therapy. Today this system is used by over 250 services and 3,500 clinicians to help measure, monitor, and manage therapy outcomes.

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