Previous Chapter Chapter 24: Advancing Evidence-Based Group Work in Community Mental Health Settings: Methods, Challenges, and Opportunities Next Chapter

By: Mark J. Macgowan & Alice Schmidt Hanbidge

In: Handbook of Group Counseling & Psychotherapy

Chapter 24: Advancing Evidence-Based Group Work in Community Mental Health Settings: Methods, Challenges, and Opportunities

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

Advancing Evidence-Based Group Work in Community Mental Health Settings: Methods, Challenges, and Opportunities
Advancing evidence-based group work in community mental health settings: Methods, challenges, and opportunities
Mark J. MacgowanAlice Schmidt Hanbidge

The integration of research into practice has been a long-standing concern in group work. The most recent manifestation of the desire to integrate the best available research into clinical settings is evidence-based practice (EBP). Although there is now much literature on the dissemination and implementation of EBPs in community settings, only recently has the process and content of EBP for group work been articulated. Pollio (2002) defined evidence-based group work (EBGW) as “the conscientious and judicious use of evidence in current best practice” (p. 57). Macgowan (2006, 2008), building on Pollio's work, outlined a multistage ...

Looks like you do not have access to this content.

Login

Don’t know how to login?

Click here for free trial login.

Back to Top

Copy and paste the following HTML into your website