Do you work for a Community Mental Health organization that is considering (or is in the process of) implementing more than one evidence-based best practice?

Does this prospect seem overwhelming in its complexity and costs?

Click on the link below to access the manual:

Integrating Multiple Evidence-based Practices in a Public Mental Health Organization: An Implementation Field Guide for Project Managers and Clinical Supervisors

Authors: Jeff A. Capobianco, M.A., LLP, James S.M. Svensson, LMSW, Stephen R. Wiland, LMSW, CAC-II, Caroline B. Fricker, MSW, and Mary C. Ruffolo, Ph.D., LMSW

To give the viewer an idea of what it contains, a Table of Contents is duplicated below:

  • 1.0  Implementing and Integrating Evidence-Based Practices: An Overview
  • 2.0  Phase 1:  Preparing for Action
  • 3.0  Phase 2:  Developing the Work Plans
  • 4.0  Phase 3:  Implementing the Evidence-Based Practices
  • 5.0  Phase 4:  Sustaining the Evidence-Based Practices
  • 6.0  Appendices

This manual was developed in 2006-07 with grant funding from the State of Michigan’s Department of Community Health.

Click here to see Steve Wiland discuss evidence-based practices, as part of the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority’s Improving Practices Forum


Motivational Enhancement approaches and techniques have become associated with several evidence-based practices, including Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT), Cannabis Youth Treatment (CYT), Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) and others.

Click on the following links to view various articles and/or manuals that prominently feature Motivational elements: