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MFS Evidence Based Practice

This guide provides information on the role of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) in the Marriage and Family Sciences and provides peer-reviewed research related to each model.

Additional Resources

Chambless, D. L., & Hollon, S. D. (1998). Defining empirically supported therapiesJournal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 66(1), 7-18. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.66.1.7

Crane, D. R., & Hafen M., Jr. (2002). Meeting the needs of evidence-based practice in family therapy: Developing the scientist-practitioner modelJournal of Family Therapy24(2), 113.

Denton, W. H., Walsh, S. R., & Daniel, S. S. (2002). Evidence-based practice in family therapy: Adolescent depression as an exampleJournal of Marital & Family Therapy28(1), 39-45.

Northey, W. F. (2009). Effectiveness research: A view from the USA. Journal of Family Therapy, 31(1), 75-84. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6427.2008.00453.x

Northey, W. F., & Hodgson, J. (2008). Keys to implementing empirically supported therapies. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 19(1), 50-84. doi:10.1080/08975350801904189

Patterson, J. E., Miller, R. B., Carnes, S., & Wilson, S. (2004). Evidence-based practice for marriage and family therapistsJournal of Marital and Family Therapy30(2), 183-195. doi:10.1111/j.1752-0606.2004.tb01233.x