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Evidence-Based Practices
The information on this website is offered as a completely free service to families and mental health professionals to help ensure that children and adolescents benefit from the most up-to-date information about mental health psychosocial interventions.

Phases and Activities of the Wraparound Process
The National Wrap Around Initiative released a report describing wrap around services for children and adolescents with mental health treatment needs.

PowerPoint Presentation: Bringing Effective Interventions to Children and Their Families

NAMI Beginnings - Winter 2008 - Issue #10
This issue of Beginnings includes information about financing and promoting evidence-based practices.

A Web Guide to Evidence-Based Practices
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has developed a new Web page to assist the public in identifying evidence-based programs and practices that can prevent and/or treat mental and substance use disorders.

Recursos en Español/Resources in Spanish

The Wraparound Process: A Handbook for Families
This guide from the National Wraparound Initiative (NWI) provides a comprehensive description of what a family can expect from the wraparound process; an evidence-based practice for children living with a mental illness.

The Application of the Ten Principles of the Wraparound Process to the Role of Family Partners on Wraparound Teams

Choosing the Right Treatment: What Families Need to Know About Evidence-Based Practices
This guide is designed to inform families about evidence-based practices (EBPs) in children's mental health and to share information on an array of treatment and support options. Knowledge is power and informed families are in the best position to advocate for the most effective treatment and supports for their child and family.

PowerPoint Presentation: Promoting the Broader Dissemination and Implementation of EBPs for Children and Families

Taking Charge
An introductory guide to choosing the most effective services for the mental, behavioral and emotional health of youth within a system of care.

Psychoeducational Psychotherapy: A Model for Childhood Interventions?

Evidence-Based Practice in Child Mental Health

Resource Guide for Promoting an Evidence-Based Culture in Children's Mental Health
This resource guide is designed for families and youth, practitioners, administrators of state and local service systems and agencies. It provides information on how to select inteventions and how to implement EBPs.