The Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University is a technical-assistance organization that promotes recovery among people with mental illness, substance use disorders, and co-occurring disorders through the implementation of evidence-based practices and emerging best practices in behavioral healthcare.


The Center is an internationally valued resource for implementing best practices in behavioral healthcare.


In relationships, service delivery, and product development

In training, consultation, program design, and implementation

Stage-based and motivational approaches with individuals, organizations, and systems

Inclusive partnerships with service providers and community stakeholders

Helping partners realize their vision as they assist people seeking their services


The Center for Evidence-Based Practices provides technical assistance for (disseminates) the following:

  • ACT | Assertive Community Treatment
  • MI | Motivational Interviewing
  • SAMI |Strategies for Substance Abuse and Mental Illness¬†
    • IDDT | Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment
    • IDDT-Inpatient | Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment for Inpatient Settings
    • DDCAT | Dual Diagnosis Capability in Addiction Treatment
    • DDCMHT | Dual Diagnosis Capability in Mental Health Treatment
  • SE/IPS | Supported Employment/Individual Placement and Support
  • BAP | Benefits Advocacy and Planning
  • IPBH | Integrated Primary and Behavioral Healthcare
  • TRAC | Tobacco: Recovery Across the Continuum
  • PHS | Promoting Housing Stability

For more information about each, consult the "Practices" section of this website.

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  • Service-systems consultation
  • Program consultation
  • Clinical consultation
  • Training and education
  • Knowledge-translation resources
  • Program evaluation (fidelity & outcomes)
  • Professional peer-networks
  • Research

The Center for EBPs utilizes these comprehensive strategies to inspire, facilitate, and help sustain the following simultaneously:

  • Systems change
  • Organizational change
  • Clinical change

For more information about each of our services, consult the "Services" section of this website.

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