Evidence-Based Practice Project

About the MH Evidence-Based Practice Project

 

About Evidence-Based Practice

Started in 2002, the Children, Youth and Families Mental Health Evidence-Based Practice Project is a collaborative effort between the School of Social Work and the New York State Office of Mental Health to provide assessment, training, and consultation services to the more than 400 affiliated agencies in the 19 counties of the Western Region. The School will assist the agencies, increase public awareness, develop plans, and implement recognized evidence-based practices for improving mental health services for children and families.

Project Description

The University at Buffalo School of Social Work is working with the 19 counties of the Western Region of the New York State Office of Mental Health to assess, develop, and implement:

1. Training for staff of Western Region Counties and Office of Mental Health contract agencies on evidence-based practices for children, adolescents and their families.

2. A project website that provides Western New York mental health practitioners with access to current evidence-based practice information and resources for children, adolescents and their families.

This website contains:


• Training registration information.
• Links to information on evidence-based practice resources.
• Supporting research information from each training, along with current text, journal articles and possible manuals that relate to each training.
• Video and power point presentations on Evidence-Based Practices 101.
• Information listings on upcoming and related trainings.
• Full-text, downloadable journal articles.

Registration information: will be posted as it becomes available on the upcoming trainings page.

Contact information:

Email: sw-ebp@buffalo.edu

Fax: 716-829-3938

Phone: 716-829-5843 or 716-829-5847

Mail: University at Buffalo School of Social Work, 232 Parker Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214-8004.

 Page Updated on 03/13/08