Evidence-Based Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 Mental Health Interventions in Schools



There are a number of terms that can be confusing when schools are involved n planning to meet students mental health needs. We see terms such as empirically supported, research-based, evidence-based, proven, well-established, promising, efficacious, and probably efficacious (Hoagwood, Burns, Kiser, Ringeisen, & Schoenwald, 2001; Lembke & Stormont, 2005). These terms are not equivalent and it is important to distinguish between them. An understanding of the term evidence-based is particularly important as it can be misunderstood and misused.


Good Behavior Game Incredible Year Penn Resiliency Program Strong Start Coping Power Program 
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