Evidence-Based Practice For Marriage and Family Therapists
marriage therapist, family therapist
The purpose of this article is to integrate science into clinical practice by introducing marriage and family therapists to the ideas of evidence‐based practice (EBP). Evidence‐based practice, which originated in the medical field, refers to the process of using research to make clinical decisions that best meet the needs of each client. Included in the description is a brief history ofEBPs and ideas about learning EBPs. Suggestions are also made about the use EBPs in MFT training programs, and resources are provided to enable clinicians to use EBPs in clinical practice.
Original Publication Citation
Patterson, J. E., Miller, R. B., Carnes, S., & Wilson, S. (2004) Evidence-based therapies for marriage and family therapists. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 30, 183-195
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Patterson, Jo Ellen; Miller, Rick B.; Carnes, Stefanie; and Wilson, Shanna, "Evidence-Based Practice For Marriage and Family Therapists" (2007). Faculty Publications. 2539.
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy
Family, Home, and Social Sciences