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Applied Behavior Analysis: Evidence Based Practice

Evidence Based Behavior Practice

Evidence Based Behavioral Practice The project creates training resources to help bridge the gap between behavioral health research and practice. 

The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder (NPDC) provides free professional resources for teachers, therapists, and technical assistance providers who work with individuals with ASD. Resources include detailed information on how to plan, implement, and monitor specific evidence-based practices.

Ethics and Evidence-based Practice (from the Association for Science in Autism Treatment) A discussion of the implications of the BACB Guidelines for Responsible Conduct for evidence-based ABA practice.

TRIP Database (Turning Research Into Practice), a clinical search engine designed to provide quick and easy access to high-quality research evidence to support practice and care. Search the term "autism" in the database.

Slocum, T. A., Detrich, R., Wilczynski, S. M., Spencer, T. D., Lewis, T., & Wolfe, K. (2014). The evidence-based practice of applied behavior analysis. The Behavior Analyst37(1), 41–56.

Evidence Based Practice Sources

Evidence-Based Reports  Initiative launched by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to promote evidence-based practice in everyday care through establishment of the Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) Program. These EPCs develop evidence reports and technology assessments on topics relevant to clinical and other health care organization and delivery issues, specifically targeted toward those that are common, expensive, and/or significant for the Medicare and Medicaid populations.

Study Designs (Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine) From a well regarded research center at Oxford University.  Brief guide to the different study types and a comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of study.

Permission to use links and comments for several sources kindly provided by creator, Ingrid Hendrix, Health Sciences Librarian, University of New Mexico.