Special Resource Material Developed by the Center

Title: Evidence-Based Practices in Schools: Concerns About Fit and Implementation (Newsletter article)

Description: Historically, schools have been confronted with yet another project, another program, and another initiative. Many of these aim at addressing learning, behavior, and emotional problems and making schools safe and drug free. Added to the picture in recent years has been the demand that schools adopt practices that are evidence-based.* Increasingly, terms such as science-based or empirically-supported are assigned to almost any intervention identified as having research data generated in ways that meet ?scientific standards? and that demonstrates a level of efficacy deemed worthy of application.

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/newsletter/summer07.pdf  12pp