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.
This session is aimed at more experienced users and is designed to help practitioners understand how the nine priorities around participation have been implemented in Children and Young People's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (CYP IAPT) and the outcomes reached.
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.
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:
health services research
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.
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
Case Control Studies
Clinical Prediction Rules
This is a short section from a degree level eLearning module on Evidence Based Healthcare. Education for Health is a charitable organisation committed to providing education to health care professionals in order to facilitate improved patient health and quality of life.
This is a basic introduction to some of the principles of critical appraisal of published healthcare research.