Evidence-Based Practice in a Children’s System of Care
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In this presentation, Dr. Carter explains Evidence-Based Practices and how they apply to providing services and supports to children and families. She discusses how to select a practice, and how to apply it. Likewise, she explains when not to rely exclusively on Evidence-Based Practices. This is a frank, open conversation regarding the often challenging world of finding the right treatment strategies for the children you serve.
Patsy Carter, PhD Patsy Carter, PhD received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and her Master’s and Doctorate Degrees from the University of Mississippi. She has worked her entire career dealing with children’s and adolescents’ issues in the mental health field. She has worked for the Tennessee Department of Mental Health as a Treatment Coordinator and Custodial Designee. She then came to Missouri and completed her internship at Western Missouri Mental Health Center. She has also worked at the Hearnes Youth Center and the Mid-Missouri Mental Health Center. She has worked in St. Louis at the Great Rivers Mental Health Services; and she is currently the Clinical Director of Children, Youth and Families for the Missouri Department of Mental Health, where she focuses on developing policies and standards to promote quality care in meeting the needs of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, developmental or substance abuse disorders.
The University of Missouri, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and will maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. MIMH will award 1 clock hour or 1.2 contact hours (.1 CEU) for this program. MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.
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