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The Evidence for Counselling Children and Young People (MindEd)

Fri, 2016-01-15 10:34 -- fatima.almeda

This session is aimed at a specialist audience: trainee and practising counsellors. It covers the value and challenges of research evidence; the different methods of research inquiry and their strengths and limitations; and the evidence base for counselling with young people and children.

Evidence to Inform Practice (MindEd)

Wed, 2015-07-29 11:51 -- fatima.almeda

This session is aimed at a universal audience and examines key concepts associated with evidence-based practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and some of the tensions within the approach. It outlines how clinicians bring together different sources of information in order to inform their practice, the outcome of which may go on to build the evidence base support future practice.

A compendium of appraisal tools for public health practice (PHeLT)

Wed, 2015-07-01 12:35 -- fatima.almeda

The Canadian National Collaboratin Centre for Methods and Tools has produced a guide to evidence based public health and appraisal tools for public health. This guide provides a summary of different types of resources used in evidence based public health together with a list of appraisal tools appropriate to each resource type. The guide covers appraisal of:

qualitative research
quantitative research
systematic reviews
health services research
clinical guidelines

A scheme for evaluating public health interventions (PHeLT)

Wed, 2015-07-01 12:31 -- fatima.almeda

The National Public Health Partnership of Australia have created this schema for evaluation of public health interventions. The schema deals with the evaluation of documents reporting the effects of public health interventions as a whole, rather than breaking down into guidelines for appraising different publication types such as systematic reviews. The schema can also be used to appraise evaluations of public health interventions.

Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) (PHeLT)

Wed, 2015-07-01 12:28 -- fatima.almeda

The Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) website contains a series of checklists that help the user to assess the quality of different types of clinical research. Checklists available are:

Randomised Controlled Trials
Systematic Reviews
Cohort Studies
Case Control Studies
Economic Evaluations
Diagnostic Tests
Clinical Prediction Rules

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