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Community Mental Health Journal

, Volume 44, Issue 3, pp 213–224 | Cite as

Evidence-based Practice Implementation Strategies: Results of a Qualitative Study

  • Charles A. Rapp
  • Diane Etzel-Wise
  • Doug Marty
  • Melinda Coffman
  • Linda Carlson
  • Dianne Asher
  • Jennifer Callaghan
  • Rob Whitley
Original Paper

Abstract

This study reports on the strategies used to implement the evidence-based practices of supported employment and integrated dual diagnosis treatment. Using qualitative research methods, the study uncovered eight strategies that contributed to successful implementation in six sites.

Keywords

Evidence-based practice Implementation strategies Mental health administration 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors would like to thank Professor Edward Canda from The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare and Greg McHugo from the Dartmouth College Psychiatric Research Center for their assistance with this paper. Developed by The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare Office of Mental Health Research and Training through a contract with the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles A. Rapp
    • 1
  • Diane Etzel-Wise
    • 1
  • Doug Marty
    • 1
  • Melinda Coffman
    • 1
  • Linda Carlson
    • 1
  • Dianne Asher
    • 1
  • Jennifer Callaghan
    • 1
  • Rob Whitley
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Social WelfareThe University of KansasLawrenceUSA

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