Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Evidence-Based Interventions

  • Eleazar EusebioEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_9146

Short Description or Definition

Evidence-based interventions (EBI) are treatments that have been proven effective through outcome evaluations. They are likely to be considered effective in changing target behaviors, educational, and/or occupational outcomes when implemented with integrity. Evidence-based interventions denote the quality, robustness, or validity of scientific evidence as it is brought to bear on these issues.

Evidence-based interventions are effective in developing appropriate educational interventions for individuals with special needs and/or students with difficulties regulating their behavior. They can be utilized in tandem with other interventions for optimal educational and/or occupational outcomes.

From a developmental neuropsychological perspective, utilizing evidence-based interventions can be invaluable in exploring associated aberrant brain processes in individuals with mental health problems. This kind of data examines mechanisms of improvement by means of...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School PsychologyThe Chicago School of Professional PsychologyChicagoUSA